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ASL 2207 Role of the Interpreter

This course will address how setting, register and preferred language mode of clients impacts the role of the interpreter. During weekly in-class role plays, students will employ interpreting techniques learned in other advanced interpreting courses as well as elements of the Demand-Control Schema.

Prerequisites: ASL 1102 and ASL 2202 and ASL 2231

Course Outcomes
  • Increase both sign and spoken vocabulary as it relates to a variety of settings, register levels, and language/signing modes.
  • Determine appropriate ethical decision making abilities based on Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) Code of professional conduct.
  • Demonstrate appropriate speed, fluency and syntax when interpreting, transliterating, and voicing.
  • Determine the appropriate role of the interpreter based on setting, language register, and language mode.
Credit Hours: 3
  • Classroom: 3 hours
  • Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
  • Department: American Sign Language
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: No
Available Sections
Face to Face
Downtown Dayton Campus
Bldg 5, Rm 312
Faculty: Gibson
Term: Summer 2023
Format: Condensed content. Shorter than normal term. Course meets in person on scheduled days and times.
Course Fee: $25.00
Open Seats: 1
Meets: TTH from 5:30PM to 7:20PM
Section: 100
Open Seats: 1
Meets: TTH from
5:30PM to 7:20PM
Section: 100