DSC 226 Fundamental Pre-Interpreter Skills

This course provides the foundation of pre-interpreter skills and experiences. Students practice the cognitive skills used in the process of interpreting, such as visualization, prediction, listening/concentrating, dual tasking, memory, abstracting, and closure. Through numerous observations (non-interpreted), they develop and increase their awareness of and appreciation for the vocabulary, environment, and ethical considerations presented in a variety of interpreter settings such as education, human services, medicine, mental health, performance, religion, and substance abuse. Prerequisite: ASL 201 with a B- or better, and DST 213. Co-requisite: ASL 202 and DSC 225. Two lecture hours and one laboratory hour per week; 20 hours of observation per semester. Instructional Support Fee applies. 3 credits Spring

3 credits
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