- Course Number:
- ITP 263
- Course Title:
- Interpreting Theory IV
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Covers business practices, marketing, networking, resources at national, state, and local level. Includes development of business plan, portfolio, and other tools for beginning one's career. Prerequisites: ITP 262.
Intended Outcomes for the course
Upon successful completion students should be able to:Be prepared to establish a freelance interpreting businessAccept interpreting assignments appropriately as an independent contractorUse business and job-finding skills to advance professional goalsUse networking contacts to gain employment and develop business and professional relationshipsEngage with and contribute to local professional organizations Oregon and/or WashingtonRegistry of Interpreters for the Deaf
Course Activities and Design
This course will consist of lecture, discussion, videotapes, guest speakers, and hands-on application of techniques.
Outcome Assessment Strategies
Formal examinations or quizzes, a written business plan, a portfolio, and a research paper.
Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)
? Business practices for working in private practice? Qualifications an interpreter needs? Networking approaches, skills? Resources for developing a small business