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2016-2017 Online Catalog 
2016-2017 Online Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DBI 210 - Deaf-Blind Interpreting and Interpreting Strategies

(On campus/ANGEL for posting assignments) Interpreter cover the various roles and responsibilities of interpreters who work with persons who are Deaf-Blind, ethics, and cross-cultural considerations. Interpreting Strategies focuses on linguistic modifications for tactual and restricted field interpreting and strategies for incorporating environmental aspects into the interpreting process. Specific linguistic modifications such as condensing and editing, utilizing pre- and post-assignment information, and transferring non-manual grammatical signals into a tactual mode. The course also discusses resources, agencies, and effective provision of interpreter/SSP services for academic or community events where Deaf-Blind persons participate.
3 hours per week.
3 credit hours