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IPP2215 – Topics in Interpreting pdf

Credits: 2 (2/0/0)
Description: This course focuses on continued development of interpreting skills. The course content consists of special topics in the area of interpreting including team interpreting, athletics, religion, medical, legal, deaf/blind and video interpreting. This course also focuses on preparation for certification exams.
Prerequisites: Grade of B or better in IPP1111
Corequisites: None
  1. Demonstrate the ability to prepare for a variety of interpreting assignments.
  2. Work as a member of a team of interpreters.
  3. Identify the current national evaluation and certification process for interpreters.
  4. Illustrate ways interpreters function in specific settings and with specific populations.
  5. Describe issues that are currently relevant to the field of interpreting and to the Deaf community.
  6. Demonstrate understanding of the need for continuing education as a professional interpreter and of opportunities for such continuing education in the community.
MnTC goal areas: None

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