Keyword: English

Educational Interpreters…Really? The Value of Educational Interpreters

“Educational interpreters often get a bad rap, but the reasons people cite are often not supported by facts. When interpreters, and consequently interpreting students, hear the term “educational interpreter” the most common response is negative. But why? Those who work in a K-12 educational setting have some of the most demanding, most rewarding, highest-impact jobs …

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Beginning Court/Legal Terminology for Interpreters

“This interactive workshop is designed for participants who are interested in pursuing courtinterpreter certification. Many interpreters and interpreting students are interested in eventuallyworking in a court/legal setting but are unsure where to start. The information presented in thisworkshop is primarily vocabulary/concept based and is designed to provide a foundation fromwhich to build a more well-rounded …

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Ensuring Effective Communication: A Look at Effective Feedback and Active Teaming

“As communication specialists, interpreters often have a hard time communicating for themselves. Whether through the school of hard knocks or a formal training program, we have all learned our own methods of communicating. However, these methods are not always effective nor received well. Communication is a two-way street, where lanes are sometimes blocked and often …

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CPC Tenet 7.2 and 2.6: Laws, Policies, and, Rules Affecting The Profession and Judicially Provide I&R

“The guiding principles behind the Code of Professional Conduct (CPC) “represent concepts of confidentiality, linguistic and professional competence, impartiality, professional growth and development, ethical business practices, and the rights of participants in interpreted situations to informed choice. The driving force behind the guiding principles is the notion that the interpreter will do no harm” (www.rid.org). …

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