EIP 233 Syllabus


Division:        Arts and Sciences                                                                                                   Date:  February 2014


Curricula in Which Course is Taught:  Educational Interpreter Training


Course Number and Title:    EIP 233 - Expressive Transliterating III


Credit Hours:  1                   Hours/Wk Lecture:       Hours/Wk Lab:           Lec/Lab Comb:         



I.              Catalog Description:   Introduces skill development techniques for simultaneous voice-to-sign transliterating.  Emphasis is on the use of contact signing/Pidgin Signed English (PSE) and the incorporation of conceptually accurate signs.  Develops fluency and accuracy through extensive practice with a variety of simultaneous voice-to-sign materials.


II.            Relationship of the Course to Curricula Objectives in which course is taught:
This is the tenth required upper level course of the EIP curriculum.

I.              Required Background:
Intermediate signing skills or above


II.            Course Content:  

A.  Review of Consecutive Voice-to-Sign/Expressive Transliterating

B.  Review of Components of English in Transliterating

C.  Introduction to Simultaneous Voice-to-Sign Transliterating

1. Role and application of processing time

2. Incorporation of appropriate mouth movements

3. Conceptually accurate sign choices

4. Register

5. Application of concepts taught/practice


V.           Learner Outcomes

The student will

VI.          Evaluation

A.   identify the components required for effective, simultaneous voice-to-sign/expressive transliterating

B.   identify and differentiate the five levels of register 

C.   demonstrate the ability to sign a spoken segment simultaneously, using conceptually accurate signs, appropriate mouth movements and an effective processing time, with 70% accuracy

Written and videotaped assessments


VII.         This course supports the following objectives:


DCC Educational Objectives:


Critical Thinking

Cultural and Social Understanding