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Course Number:
ITP 286
Course Title:
Practicum III
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Course Description

Focuses on practicing advanced simultaneous interpreting in teams in live settings where no consumer is present. Emphasizes the development of skills necessary to qualify for an internship placement. Prerequisites: Program admission and department permission.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon completion of the course students should be able to:

  • Apply reflective practices and peer feedback to further develop interpreting skills.

  • Engage in a community of practice to achieve the entry-level interpreting skills necessary for employment.

  • Record hours related to interpreting and create accurate invoices.

Course Activities and Design

This course will consist of the following activities:

  • Regular supervision sessions with instructor

  • Interpreting ongoing assignments in a college classroom

  • Preparing for interpreting assignments

  • Ongoing self assessment of language and interpreting skills

Outcome Assessment Strategies

Students will be assessed by interpreting work, completion of community hours, reflections, professionalism, and demeanor. Students must complete 90 hours of class time, assignments, tutoring, and community hours.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

Course content includes:

  • Continued development of expressive and receptive simultaneous interpreting skills.

  • Use of appropriate professional dress and demeanor, interpreting techniques, preparation, processing, clarification techniques, and production of an interpretation.

  • Discussing and analyzing personal skill development