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CCOG for ITP 265 Fall 2022

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Course Number:
ITP 265
Course Title:
Introduction to Ethical Practices in Interpreting
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Course Description

Discusses personal and professional ethics within the lens of the field of interpreting. Introduces self-awareness and cultural intelligence as a foundation for ethical decision making. Prerequisites: Program admission and department permission.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon completion of the course students should be able to:

  • Apply self-assessment strategies to identify underlying personal and cultural beliefs that influence decisions.

  • Examine conflicts and apply conflict resolution strategies.

  • Discuss growth mindset and its impact on professional development.

  • Apply ethical decision making strategies to given case studies.

Course Activities and Design

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

Outcome Assessment Strategies

 Students will be evaluated through homework assignments, quizzes, and case study analysis.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

Course Content includes:

  • Self-assessment of underlying biases and beliefs

  • Case study analysis

  • Ethical development and decision making skills