Apr 20, 2024  
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INTR 241 - Practicum

4 Credit(s).

Offers students an opportunity to have guided and supervised practice in the field in which they have been studying; provides a variety of settings and situations in which students are given increasing responsibility as interpreters. Each student must complete at least ninety hours of successful practicum experience during the course in a minimum of three different working environments. For each assignment, every effort is made to ensure that an experienced, certified interpreter is there to function as a mentor. Practicum mentors, on site personnel, the practicum supervisor and Deaf consumers provide feedback to the student. Record keeping, analysis and dialogue between student and teacher occur through journals written by the student and weekly meetings. Class meetings provide opportunities for discussion, planning, problem-solving, role play and skill building activities. NOTE: Course offered fall, spring, and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisite(s): INTR 231  with a minimum grade of “B”. All INTR classes required for the Certificate must be completed with at least a 3.0 GPA. Students must complete the ASLPI with a minimum score of 2+.

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