Introduction to American Sign Language Linguistics
|Hours||3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab|
|Prerequisites||ASL 301 or equivalent.|
|Recommended||ASL 302 or concurrent enrollment.|
|Taught||Fall Contact Department, Winter Contact Department|
Be able to summarize the history of the interpreting profession in the U.S.
Be able to name and identify the different contact varieties in Sign Language Communication.
Role of Interpreter
Be able to explain the role of the interpreter in a variety of settings.
Code of Conduct
Be able to recite the Code of Professional Conduct apply it to make appropriate ethical decisions.
Be able to identify and explain the impact of certain major federal and state laws on the field of ASL interpreting.
Process and Register
Be able to explain the communication process and different registers in communication, and how they affect the work of an interpreter.