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CCOG for ITP 266 Fall 2022

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Course Number:
ITP 266
Course Title:
Ethical Practices in Specialized Settings
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Course Description

Covers best practices for specialized interpreting settings such as CDI/CHI teams, DeafBlind, VRS, VRI, religious, performing arts, medical, mental health and legal. Outlines qualifications necessary for working in each specific setting. Includes discussion of current research in the field. Prerequisites: Program admission and department permission.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon completion of the course students should be able to:

  • Discuss appropriate logistics, terminology, and roles for a given setting in the field of interpreting.

  • Identify appropriate skills and qualifications necessary for interpreters working in these settings.

  • Identify varying consumer needs and perspectives in a given scenario.

  • Apply the professional code of ethics to given scenarios. 

  • Explore current research impacting the field of interpreting.

Course Activities and Design

Activities include readings, lectures, student-led discussions, research review, 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:

  • Roles and responsibilities in specialized settings

  • Skill building and application to various settings

  • Discussion of current research in the field

  • Application of ethics to given scenarios