Aug 10, 2022
SLIE-243 Summer PracticumCredits 1 / 1 Contact Hours
Pre-requisite: Placement into ENGL-100 (ACSR-100), completion of ELAP-120 with a 2.0, or completion of RDNG-030, ACLT-075 or ACLT-076; Minimum grade of 3.0 in SLIE-240 and SLIE-230 or Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree from any state of Michigan recognized ITP program. Note: Student must provide their own earbuds and transportation.
During Summer Practicum, student interns are able
to take advantage of mentoring through their
internship placements, mock interpreting,
observation of professionals in the field, and
potentially authentic hands - on interpreting
practice in accordance with Michigan Law
regarding student interpreters. Curriculum will
focus on interpreting skills and professional
conduct. Students will study and practice the
application of the Registry of Interpreters for
the Deaf Code of Professional Conduct (CPC).
Classroom discussions and assignments will focus
on the CPC and Demand and Control Schema for
problem solving, preparation, and professionalism
in general. Students will also engage in skill
building activities in the classroom.
1. Increase and improve upon skills required for success in professional Sign Language Interpreting and attainment of certification (voice a signed message into standard, grammatically correct spoken, English Interpret a message delivered in spoken English into grammatically correct ASL, Transliterate a message delivered in spoken English into Conceptually Accurate Signed English) 2. Enhance and develop understanding of strategies and approaches for ethical decision making in a variety of interpreter scenario situations as guided by the Professional Code of Conduct and the Demand and Control Schema approach 3. Increase development of English and ASL vocabulary