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ITP 211 - Fundamentals of Interpreting I

3 Credits, 3 Contact Hours
3 lecture periods 0 lab periods

Foundation skills required for effective translation and interpretation. Includes critical analysis and application for systemically analyzing interactions and texts in order to ascertain where meaning lies. Also includes understanding and developing the cognitive skills for translating and interpreting.

Prerequisite(s): ASL 201  with a grade of B or better or better, and WRT 102 .


Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Develop cognitive processing skills in English needed for interpretation
  2. Develop memory, acuity and discrimination skills in English necessary for interpretation
  3. Develop skills in repetition necessary for interpreting.
  4. Develop pattern inference skills necessary for interpreting.
  5. Demonstrate multitasking skills in the interpretation process.
  6. Distinguish Form from Meaning in English
  7. Demonstrate lexical substitutions in English.
  8. Paraphrase discourse in English and in ASL.
  9. Identify the main idea in English and ASL texts.
  10. Summarize English and ASL texts.

Outline:
  1. Comprehension of Source Material
  2. Memory                                                                                                                     
  3. Acuity and Discrimination
  4. Immediate Repetition
  5. Delayed Repetition
  6. Number Repetition
  7. Word-Level Pattern Inference
  8. Phrase-Level Pattern Inference
  9. Multitasking
  10. Visual Form and Meaning
  11. Meaning and Visual Form
  12. Lexical Substitutions
  13. Paraphrasing
  14. Main Idea Identification
  15. Summarizing


Effective Term:
Spring 2017



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