SIGN 203 - Sign-English Interpreting-Transliterating I - Deborah Sison
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Hello! I am excited that you have decided to register for SIGN 203. 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 and I started teaching interpreting/transliterating at the college level in 2005. I was a workshop 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 Sign to English interpretation.
SIGN 203 introduces the skills required for accurate Sign to English interpretation/transliteration. The course takes a theoretical and practical approach to analyzing the process and discussing common techniques and challenges.
Student Learning Outcome:
Reconstruct information presented in sign (American Sign Language/Manually Coded
English) into standard spoken English consecutively.
Explain the process of Sign to English interpretation and transliteration.
Analyze and derive meaning from signers of a variety of backgrounds (cultural,
educational, and communicative.)
Utilize appropriate vocal fluency, diction, quality, style, intonation, structure,
vocabulary, and register.
Utilize techniques involved in Sign to English interpretation and transliteration.
What to Expect in this Course
You will need to attend the course at the times we are meeting. This is a synchronous OnlineLIVE 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 Sign to English interpreting skills.
Quizzes: Varied on Canvas.
Homework: Textbook assignments submitted on Canvas.
Textbook Information / Link to ZTC Textbook
The Effective Interpreting Series: Consecutive Interpreting from ASL - Study Set
Author: Carol J. Patrie
ISBN #: 978-1-58121-123-8
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Last updated: 08/04/2021 Sub#: 451