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IPP2217 – Interpreting Internship pdf

Credits: 6 (0/0/6)
Description: This course is a supervised interpreting opportunity in an educational, community, service agency or other setting. This course includes completion of documentation, assignments for portfolio, problem solving, site orientation, student performance evaluations, observation of certified interpreters, collaboration with certified interpreters, professional job expectations and actual interpreting experience. This internship abides by the National Association of the Deaf (NAD)-Registry of Interpreter for the Deaf (RID) Code of Professional Conduct.
Prerequisites: IPP2216 AND Instructor approval
Corequisites: (None)
Competencies:
  1. Prepare for an interpreting assignment.
  2. Apply techniques for managing the interpreting process.
  3. Behave in a professional manner using professional communication strategies.
  4. Work as a member of a team of interpreters.
  5. Apply the National Association of the Deaf (NAD)-Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) Code of Professional Conduct to situations involving both adults and children.
  6. Determine consumers' language use.
  7. Make appropriate target language choices and determine the effects of context, audience, venue, time, circumstances, speaker, genre, issues and setting on the interpreting process.
  8. Provide congruent and comprehensive sign-to-voice and voice-to-sign interpretation after successful completion of a supervised internship.
  9. Demonstrate understanding of the business aspects of interpreting.
  10. Identify the current national evaluation and certification process for interpreters.
  11. Describe and communicate to others the appropriate role of an interpreter.
  12. Illustrate ways interpreters function in specific settings and with specific populations.
  13. Describe the interpreting process and their internal experience of it.
  14. Perform a self-assessment of their own interpretation and set goals for improvement.
  15. Demonstrate understanding of the need for continuing education as a professional interpreter and of opportunities for such continuing education in the community.
  16. Convey issues that are currently relevant to the field of interpreting and to the Deaf community.
  17. Apply confidentiality to all identifying information.
  18. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of Deaf people and American Sign Language (ASL).
  19. Display an appreciation for the linguistic and cultural diversity of the Deaf community and American Sign Language (ASL).
  20. Exhibit respect for the values and social customs of the Deaf community.
  21. Use American Sign Language (ASL) with grammatically correct sentence structure, fingerspelling, numbering systems, classifiers and non-manual signals.
  22. Apply appropriate transitions, conversational repair and cohesive features.
  23. Use American Sign Langauge (ASL) for descriptive, expository, technical and narrative dialogue at conversational and academic levels.
  24. Apply language observation and learning skills outside the classroom.
  25. Express understanding of Deaf people from diverse backgrounds, including differences in language use and communication methods.
  26. Illustrate understanding and usage of American Sign Language (ASL) syntax, phonology and grammar.
MnTC goal areas: (N/A)

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