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ASL 2261 Practicum I

Students are required to complete 150 hours of socialization in the deaf community, interpreting and observation at an off-campus setting under the supervision of a mentor. Weekly seminar provides opportunities to synthesize on-site experiences with instructor and peers. Two classroom, seven practicum hours per week.

Prerequisites: ASL 2207 and Restricted to Majors

Course Outcomes
  • Demonstrate at least entry-level competency in interpreting between English and ASL.
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of the National Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) Code of Professional Conduct.
  • Exhibit ethical conduct and characteristics of a professional interpreter, as outlined by the Registry of the Interpreters for the Deaf, while at all practicum placement sites, Deaf Community events, and all events and assignments related to their practicum.
  • Critically assess own interpreting work, be able to identify own strengths and weaknesses and articulate observations in written format .
Credit Hours: 3
  • Classroom: 2 hours
  • Practicum: 7 hours
  • Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
  • Department: American Sign Language
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: No
Available Sections
Not currently offered this term