ASL 2300 Educational Interpreting
This course presents an overview of educational interpreting with a focus on the K-12 setting. Topics include: the role of the educational interpreter, deafness and other disabilities, the Individualized Educational Plan (IEP) process and the Ohio Department of Education's (ODE) Educational Interpreter Guidelines and licensure process.
Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
Department: American Sign Language
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No
Prereqs: ASL 2202 and ASL 2231
- Observe classroom dynamics to understand the role of the educational interpreter.
- Develop an awareness of deafness and other disabilities and the communication implications.
- Describe various settings in which they will interpret and how their roles and responsibilities may change.
- Increase sign and spoken vocabulary in order to interpret effectively in a variety of educational and extra curricular settings.
- Describe the requirements for licensure by the Ohio Department of Education including: the application process, continuing education requirements, documentation, and approval process with the licensing professional development committee.
Credit Hours: 3
Classroom Hours: 3