Fundamental Aspects of Interpreter Education

Fundamental Aspects of Interpreter Education

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The author offers an overview of the Interpreting Studies literature on curriculum and assessment. A discussion of curriculum definitions, foundations, and guidelines suggests a framework based upon scientific and humanistic approaches-curriculum as process and as interaction. Language testing concepts are introduced and related to interpreting. By exploring means of integrating valid and reliable assessment into the curriculum, the author breaks new ground in this under-researched area. Case studies of degree examinations provide sample data on pass/fail rates, test criteria, and text selection. A curriculum model is outlined as a practical example of synthesis, flexibility, and streamlining. This volume will appeal to interpretation and translation instructors, program administrators, and language industry professionals seeking a discussion of the theoretical and practical aspects of curriculum and assessment theory. This book also presents a new area of application for curriculum and language testing specialists.It begins with consecutive interpretation and sight translation in an initial phase and continues with an introduction to simultaneous ... Le Feal mentions introductory simultaneous interpretation exercises as an area in which instructors hold a wide variety of different opinions, ... Concepts and Models for Interpreter and Translator Training (1995a), a practical sourcebook, or manual, that provides theoreticalanbsp;...

Title:Fundamental Aspects of Interpreter Education
Author:David Sawyer
Publisher:John Benjamins Publishing - 2004


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