Areas of Study

Course Overview

Directed observation of English-only, ASL-only, and interpreted encounters along with a focused analysis of the ethics and role of the interpreter in various settings. Observations will be accompanied by in-class discussion and analysis including logistical and environmental factors as well as discourse-based and ethically constrained decision-making issues common to these encounters. Students will be exposed to an analytical framework for planning for and observing what happens in these interactions.

Prerequisites: Admission to the program, successful completion of INT 325 with a grade of B or above, ASLPI score of 3 or higher or permission of the instructor.

Credit: 3