PCC/ CCOG / ITP

Course Content and Outcome Guide for ITP 277

Course Number:
ITP 277
Course Title:
Specialized Discourse II
Credit Hours:
3
Lecture Hours:
30
Lecture/Lab Hours:
0
Lab Hours:
0
Special Fee:
 

Course Description

Continues work of ITP 276. Introduces Deaf guest speakers to talk about wide range of specialized topics in ASL. Explores wide range of topics incorporating the skills to know about and discuss in ASL. Admission to 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 topics
  • 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 with some supporting details with at least 70 percent or more accuracy
  • Interpret the main points with some supporting details and show cohesion in the text
  • 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 of brainstorming what possible information will be in the texts
  • Interpreting the main points with some supporting details of text with at least 70 percent or more accuracy
  • Pauses at appropriate places and complete sentence structure are the goal of good interpreting
  • Cohesion of the discourse in interpreting
  • Discuss various strategies on how to interpret effectively using space, semantics, and grammatical structure

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 topics

--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 with some supporting details with at least 70

percent or more accuracy

--Interpret the main points with some supporting details and show

cohesion in the text

--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.

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 of brainstorming what possible

information will be in the texts

--Interpreting the main points with some supporting details of text with

at least 70 percent or more accuracy

--Pauses at appropriate places and complete sentence structure are

the goal of good interpreting

--Cohesion of the discourse in interpreting

--Discuss various strategies on how to interpret effectively using space,

semantics, and grammatical structure.