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CCOG for ITP 228 Fall 2023

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Course Number:
ITP 228
Course Title:
Decision-Making Models
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Course Description

Introduces models of interpreting and decision making. Discusses the underlying process of interpreting and making ethical decisions in relation to interpreting. Prerequisites: Program admission and department permission.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon completion of the course students will be able to:

  • Describe and compare interpreting process models.

  • Describe current and historical legislation that impact the field of interpreting.

  • Describe common demands and controls seen within the field of interpreting.

  • Make ethical decisions by applying Demand-Control Schema and other models to given scenarios. 

Course Activities and Design

Activities include readings, lectures, student-led discussions, and ethical analysis.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

Students will be evaluated through homework assignments, and quizzes.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

Course Content

  • Theoretical interpreting models, including decision making framework

  • Legislation impacting the field of interpreting

  • Introduction to supervision