Course Description for Teaching Translation
Description: This course introduces key concepts in translation and teaching translation for signed language interpreters. Daniel Gile's Effort Models form a framework for applying theory to practice as translators and teachers of translation. Students will translate passages of varying levels of difficulty between ASL and English. They will apply translation strategies such as preparation, text analysis, message transfer, reformulation, and testing the translation. Students will be guided in developing and refining techniques associated with discussing translations, creating and analyzing translations, and developing lesson plans for teaching translation.