Young patient with mother, doctor, and interpreter
Theories of Translation and Interpretation
3
Credits
Graduate
Level

This course will begin with an examination of the scope of practice of spoken language interpreters in health care settings and this will then be compared to the models of profes-sional deportment in sign language interpreting. From there we will review the major paradigms in the field of translation and interpretation that of formal or functional (dynamic) equivalence and how the scope of practice expectations impact the interpreta-tion process. Finally students will explore the concept of "sense" or meaning and how to convey that in a medical setting.

This course is not being offered at this time. Please contact the concierge to find out more information.