PCC/ CCOG / ITP

Course Content and Outcome Guide for ITP 276

Course Number:
ITP 276
Course Title:
Specialized Discourse I
Credit Hours:
3
Lecture Hours:
30
Lecture/Lab Hours:
0
Lab Hours:
0
Special Fee:
 

Course Description

Introduces Deaf guest speakers (live or on videotape) to talk about wide range of specialized topics in ASL. Explores wide range of topics incorporating the skill to know about and discuss in ASL. Admission into Sign Language Interpretation Program and department permission required.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Research various topics beforehand in order to prepare for interpreting
  • Brainstorm what information may be covered on these topic
  • Understand the text and discuss strategies on how to interpret information in ASL
  • Demonstrate by interpreting complete sentences and pauses at appropriate places
  • Interpret the main points of text with at least 70 percent or more accuracy
  • Interpret the main points of text and add some supporting details whenever possible
  • Discuss semantic features of signs that are appropriate for the various topics, use of space, and how to interpret it in ASL

Course Activities and Design

Activities include brainstorming and discussing various topics, researching the topics before interpreting the text, peer feedback, instructor feedback, readings, and hands-on activities.


 

Outcome Assessment Strategies


 


Homework assignments, research, and evaluation on interpreting.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)


This course introduces students to interpreting of various topics with a Deaf perspective from a Deaf instructor and will focus on:

  • Researching various topics beforehand in order to prepare to interpret the text
  • Technical skill and the importance brainstorming of what possible information will be in the texts
  • The main points will be interpreted with at least 70 percent or more accuracy
  • Pauses at appropriate places and complete sentence structure are the goal of good interpreting
  • The course will discuss various strategies on how to interpret effectively using space, semantics, structures and others in ASL


 

Related Instruction

Communication
Hours: 90

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

--Research various topics beforehand in order to prepare for

interpreting

--Brainstorm what information may be covered on these topic

--Understand the text and discuss strategies on how to interpret

information in ASL

--Demonstrate by interpreting complete sentences and pauses at

appropriate places

--Interpret the main points of text with at least 70 percent or more

accuracy

--Interpret the main points of text and add some supporting details

whenever possible

--Discuss semantic features of signs that are appropriate for the various

topics, use of space, and how to interpret it in ASL

Course Activities and Design

Activities include brainstorming and discussing various topics,

researching the topics before interpreting the text, peer feedback,

instructor feedback, readings, and hands-on activities.