ASL 206 Processing Skills Development (3 credits)

This course introduces students to the cognitive processing skills that are components of the process of consecutive and simultaneous interpretation. This course includes an overview of the theoretical models of interpretation, provides skill development activities isolating and integrating interpreting sub-skills, and practice consecutive interpreting activities to lay the foundation for interpretation between American Sign Language and English. The sub-skills in this course include visualization, listening comprehension, shadowing, paraphrasing, dual task training, and structuring. Prerequisite: ASL 203 or permission of instructor.