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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