This course offers new and seasoned interpreters the opportunity to take a critical look at how space is used within an interpretation when working from spoken English to ASL. Participants will work off of a brief spoken English sample and provide a cold interpretation. This cold interpretation will then be used by the participant to analyze their work. Additionally, participants will analyze sample interpretations and conduct a comparative analysis. This work will then culminate in participants reinterpreting the original sample with the goal of incorporating as much appropriate space as possible with a final analysis of their cold and finished interpretations. This course is intended for hearing interpreters, and in particular, those for whom ASL is not their first language. While this is the intended audience, all ASL interpreters are encouraged to deliberately examine their use of space and this course may provide support in doing such.
Required Materials: Computer, Internet Access, Video Recording Device
*Completion of this course requires access to ASLonDemand (www.ASLonDemand.com), with a recommended subscription to the Month-to-Month Unlimited Access plan.
From sign-up to completion you will have a total of 45 days. No extensions are available except for verifiable circumstances of serious illness or tragedy.
Student Learning Outcomes:
Participants will be able to...
1) analyze an interpretation for use of space.
2) incorporate appropriate use of space in an interpretation.
*Completion of this course requires access to ASLonDemand (www.ASLonDemand.com), with a recommended subscription to the Month-to-Month Unlimited Access plan ($24.95/month). Multiple courses may be taken, simultaneously, utilizing a single ASLonDemand subscription service. As an alternative, access Tutorial 100: Use of Space & Sign Choice which you can locate as a DVD at www.SignEnhancers.com by clicking on DVDs & Books and then conducting a search.