EIP 234 Syllabus


Division:        Arts and Sciences                                                                                                               Date:  February 2014


Curricula in Which Course is Taught:  Educational Interpreter Training


Course Number and Title:    EIP 234 - Expressive Transliterating IV


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



I.              Catalog Description:   Further develops simultaneous voice-to-sign transliterating skills through extensive practice.  Continued emphasis on contact signing/Pidgin Signed English (PSE) and conceptually accurate sign choices.           

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

III.           Required Background:
Intermediate signing skills or above


IV.          Course Content:  

A.  Simultaneous Voice-to-Sign Transliterating 

     1. Effective processing time

     2. Appropriate mouth movements

     3. Conceptually accurate sign choices

     4. Application of concepts/practice



V.           Learner Outcomes

The student will

VI.          Evaluation

A.   demonstrate the ability to sign a spoken segment simultaneously, using  conceptually accurate signs, appropriate mouth movements and an effective processing time, with 80% accuracy 

Written and videotaped assessments


VII.         This course supports the following objectives:


DCC Educational Objectives:


Critical Thinking

Cultural and Social Understanding