2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    May 29, 2024  
2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AM 450 - Internship in American Sign Language Interpreting

Credits: 1-6
This course provides students the opportunity to shadow, observe and interact with professional interpreters in a supervised observation/practicum setting. Students attend off site interpreter assignments, observe working interpreters, document observations and questions and actively participate in reflective journaling. Students will begin to develop a professional portfolio. Participation in class seminars is required.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Work with professional interpreters that has areas of specialization in a teamed situation at various locations.
  2. Model and appraise the work of professional interpreters in various settings.
  3. Compile assessments, recommendations and feedback from mentor interpreters.
  4. Complete professional portfolio for presentation to prospective employers during interviews.
  5. Self-assess interpreting assignments that are presented for internship experiences.

Prerequisite: Instructor approval
Corequisite: None
Graded: Letter Grade

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