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INTERPRETER EDUCATION

INT 105 Interpreting Foundations I (3 cr.)
Develops fundamental skills of interpreting, including cognitive processes and intralingual language development in English and ASL. Reviews Process Models of interpreting, and uses one to analyze interpretations. Develops feedback skills essential to the team interpreting process. Part I of II. Prerequisite: placement for ENG 111. Lecture 3 hours per week.
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INT 106 Interpreting Foundations II (3 cr.)
Develops fundamental skills of interpreting, including cognitive processes and intralingual language development in English and ASL. Reviews Process Models of interpreting, and uses one to analyze interpretations. Develops feedback skills essential to the team interpreting process. Part II of II. Prerequisite: placement for ENG 111. Lecture 3 hours per week.
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INT 107 Translation Skills (3 cr.)
Further develops fundamental skills needed for the task of interpreting Targets comprehending source language (either ASL or English), transferring content into memory store (breaking from original form), restructuring into target language, maintaining message equivalence, conveying implicit and inferred information, and applying appropriate discourse structure. Reviews Process Model of interpreting, and uses it to analyze translations. Further develops feedback skills essential to the team interpreting process. Prerequisites: ASL 262, INT 105, and INT 106. Lecture 3 hours per week.
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INT 130 Interpreting:  An Introduction to the Profession (3 cr.)
Introduces basic principles and practices of interpreting, focusing on the history of the profession, logistics of interpreting situations, regulatory and legislative issues, resources, and the Code of Ethics. Describes the state quality assurance screening and national certification exam systems, including test procedures. Prerequisite: placement for English 111. Lecture 3 hours per week.
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INT 133 ASL-to-English Interpretation I (3 cr.)
Provides students the opportunity to begin consecutively interpreting monologues from the source language (ASL) to the target language (English); watch, process, and analyze entire ASL monologues; choose appropriate English to match the message; and, eventually interpret the monologue into English. Puts interpreting theory into practice in a lab environment. Develops team interpreting techniques and provides students with the opportunity to interact with consumers of ASL-English interpretation and conduct research in the field of interpretation. Prerequisite: INT 107. Lecture 3 hours per week.
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INT 134 English-to-ASL Interpretation I (3 cr.)
Provides students the opportunity to begin consecutively interpreting monologues from the source language (English) to the target language (ASL); listen to, process, and analyze entire English monologues; and, choose appropriate ASL to match the message. Puts interpreting theory into practice in a lab environment. Develops team interpreting techniques and provides students with the opportunity to interact with consumers of ASL-English interpretation and conduct research in the field of interpretation. Prerequisite: INT 107. Lecture 3 hours per week.
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INT 195 Topics in Interpreter Education: EIPA Written Assessment Prep (1 cr.)
Covers the contents of the Educational Interpreter Performance Assessment (EIPA) written exam, which includes the following: role and function of the K-12 educational interpreter; knowledge and application of the EIPA code of ethics; knowledge and application of applicable state and federal laws; and, linguistic questions related to the languages of English and American Sign Language. Prerequisite: Placement for ENG 111. Co-requisite: ASL 220 or program head permission. Lecture 1 hour per week.
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 INT 195 Topics in Interpreter Education: Introduction to ASL-English Interpretation (1 cr.)
Introduces the student to the ASL-English Interpretation AAS degree requirements and other avenues necessary to achieve certification, establishes the standard of work ethic required to successfully complete the curriculum, provides an overview of the requirements typically required to work as an interpreter, and provides for an introduction to and a discussion of the application of the RID Code of Ethics and the NAD-RID Code of Professional Conduct.  Prerequisites: placement for ENG 111 and demonstrated fluency in ASL. Lecture 1 hour per week.
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INT 195 Topics in Interpreter Education: Introduction to Oral Transliteration I (3 cr.)
Studies roles, responsibilities, and qualifications involved in working as an oral transliterator. Addresses specific linguistic and communication concerns typically occurring in the oral transliteration setting. Prerequisite: placement for ENG 111. Lecture 3 hours per week.
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INT 195 Topics in Interpreter Education: VQAS Written Assessment Prep (1 cr.)
Covers the contents of the Virginia Quality Assurance Screening (VQAS) written exam, which includes the following: role and function of the ASL-English interpreter, knowledge and application of the RID code of ethics, and knowledge and application of applicable state and federal laws.  Prerequisite: placement for ENG 111 or program head permission. Lecture 1 hour per week.
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INT 233 ASL-to-English Interpretation II (3 cr.)
Teaches students to perform simultaneous interpretations of monologues in the source language (ASL) to the target language (English) and process an incoming ASL monologue while simultaneously producing an appropriate interpretation in English.  Provides students the opportunity to conduct research in the field of interpretation, apply team interpreting techniques, and interact with consumers of interpretation. Prerequisites:  INT 133 and INT 134.  Lecture 3 hours per week.
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INT 234 English-to-ASL Interpretation II (3 cr.)
Teaches students to perform simultaneous interpretations of monologues in the source language (English) into the target language (ASL) and process an incoming English monologue while simultaneously producing an appropriate interpretation in ASL. Provides students the opportunity to conduct research in the field of interpretation, apply team interpreting techniques, and interact with consumers of interpretation. Prerequisites:  INT 133 and INT 134.  Lecture 3 hours per week.
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INT 250 Dialogic Interpretation I (3cr.)
Provides students the opportunity to apply interpreting fundamentals, interpret dialogs between spoken English and ASL users, analyze interpretations by using a Process Model of Interpreting, conduct research, practice team interpreting skills in an interactive interpreting environment, and prepare for the interactive nature of standard interpreting evaluations. Prerequisites:  INT 233 and INT 234.  Lecture 3 hours per week.
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INT 280 Interpreter Assessment Preparation (3 cr.) Prepares student to sit for a specific interpreter assessment tool.  Examines the contents of the various segments of the assessment tool.  Provides an opportunity for the student to design and implement a specific individualized work plan based upon a diagnostic assessment of the student's interpretation product to improve all knowledge, skill, and ability elements in order to meet or exceed the competency set for the selected interpreter assessment tool. Prerequisites: INT 233 and INT 234 or permission of the program head.  Lecture 3 hours per week.
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INT 290 Coordinated Internship in Interpreter Education (3 cr.)
Supervises on-the-job training in selected business, industrial or service firms coordinated by the college.  Prerequisites: INT 250 and successful completion of the written portion of an ASL-English interpreting assessment. Laboratory 12 hours per week.
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INT 295 Topics in Interpreter Education: Interpreting in Safe Settings (3cr.)
Studies roles, responsibilities, and qualifications involved in working in the freelance setting, including
ethical and business practices.  Addresses specific linguistic, placement, and practice concerns for the
freelance/contract practitioner. Prerequisites: INT 133 and INT 134 or instructor permission. Lecture 3 hours per week.

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