SIGN 202 - Transliterating 1 - Deborah Sison
Hello and Welcome! I am excited that you have decided to register for SIGN 202. I am looking forward to getting to know each of you better once the fall 20201semester begins. Here’s a little bit about me. I have been using American Sign Language for most of my life. I started teaching the language in 1994. I started teaching interpreting/transliterating at the college level in 2005. I was a workshop leader for nearly a decade prior to my teaching experience. I have extensive experience with interpreting. Over the past 35 years, I have worked as a staff interpreter and an interpreter coordinator at the post-secondary level, obtained RID certification, created an interpreter training program, and taught at both the college and university levels. I’ve been a full-time professor at College of the Canyons since 2005. I enjoy teaching and assisting my students as they acquire interpreting skills and strategies. By the end of the semester, you will acquire the knowledge and skills required for consecutive transliteration.
SIGN 202 introduces the process of consecutive transliteration. Students will develop skills in analyzing, processing, and interpreting English meaning while conveying it accurately into a Manually Coded English form.
Student Learning Outcome:
Reconstruct an equivalent message into a form of Manually Coded English from spoken English.
- Compare and contrast various sign systems and their abilities to conceptually convey
- Utilize theoretical and practical transliteration techniques in the consecutive
processing of information.
- Explain the process of consecutive transliteration and its real-world applications.
- Differentiate factors affecting language usage in the transliteration process.
What to Expect in this Course
You will need to attend the course at the time we are meeting. This is a synchronous LIVE class. You will need to access it via Zoom. You need a webcam for the course. The camera must be on during each class meeting. You must also have a working microphone. The course will utilize Zoom (ConferZoom), Canvas, and GoReact. There will be video assessments, homework assignments, and in class activity.
Types of Assessments
Assessments: Video assessments on GoReact. These will measure your transliterating skills.
Quizzes: Varied on Canvas.
Homework: Textbook assignments submitted on Canvas.
Textbook Information / Link to ZTC Textbook
Patrie, Carol J.
The Effective Interpreting Series: Translating from English
Dawn Sign Press, 2001
ISBN #: 978-1-58121-100-9
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Last updated: 08/04/2021 Sub#: 450