PCC/ CCOG / ITP

Course Content and Outcome Guide for ITP 281

Course Number:
ITP 281
Course Title:
Mock Interpreting II
Credit Hours:
2
Lecture Hours:
20
Lecture/Lab Hours:
0
Lab Hours:
0
Special Fee:
$12.00

Course Description

Practices interpreting in ongoing classroom settings where interpreting services are not needed. Develops simultaneous interpreting skills and stamina. Qualifying exam given at end of course to assess readiness to enter ITP 283. Prerequisites: ITP 271. Corequisites: ITP 273.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon completion of this course, students will:

  • Demonstrate the ability to prepare for a interpreting in an ongoing assignment
  • Demonstrate the ability to apply techniques for process management
  • Demonstrate the ability to sustain interpreting for a full 50 min. class period
  • Demonstrate the ability to produce an accurate interpretation of classroom discourse

Course Activities and Design


Students will be assigned to interpret for one 3-hour, regular, on-going class which is offered on the Sylvania Campus of Portland Community College. They will function as a professional interpreter as if there were actually consumers present relying on their interpretation. A peer student will be assigned to sit in on the class to act as a mock consumer as well as to give weekly feedback on the interpreting process. Although some effort will be made to place students in a class of their choice and to avoid those with which they are unfamiliar, students should expect to be placed in any course offered at the Sylvania Campus, as these realistically reflect the range of material with which professional interpreters are faced.
 

Outcome Assessment Strategies


On-site evaluations by instructors. At least one Deaf and one hearing evaluator should be used if possible. Weekly journals and other written assignments will also be evaluated, although interpreting skills evaluations will constitute the primary means of assessment. Students must earn a total of 66 hours in order to receive credit for the course.
 

Related Instruction

Communication
Hours: 60

Practices interpreting in ongoing classroom settings where interpreting services are not needed. Develops simultaneous interpreting skills and stamina. Qualifying exam given at end of course to assess readiness to enter ITP 283.

Students will be assigned to interpret for one 3-hour, regular, on-going class which is offered on the Sylvania Campus of Portland Community College. They will function as a professional interpreter as if there were actually consumers present relying on their interpretation. A peer student will be assigned to sit in on the class to act as a mock consumer as well as to give weekly feedback on the interpreting process. Although some effort will be made to place students in a class of their choice and to avoid those with which they are unfamiliar, students should expect to be placed in any course offered at the Sylvania Campus, as these realistically reflect the range of material with which professional interpreters are faced.

On-site evaluations by instructors. At least one Deaf and one hearing evaluator should be used if possible. Weekly journals and other written assignments will also be evaluated, although interpreting skills evaluations will constitute the primary means of assessment. Students must earn a total of 66 hours in order to receive credit for the course.