Evolving Paradigms in Interpreter Education
Publication Year: 2013
Published by: Gallaudet University Press
Download PDF (1.7 MB)
Title Page, Copyright
Download PDF (107.0 KB)
Download PDF (57.5 KB)
ISBN_FM.indd vISBN_FM.indd v 24/10/13 9:00 PM24/10/13 9:00 PMISBN_FM.indd viISBN_FM.indd vi 24/10/13 9:00 PM24/10/13 9:00 PMISBN_FM.indd viiISBN_FM.indd vii 24/10/13 9:00 PM24/10/13 9:00 PMISBN_FM.indd viiiISBN_FM.indd viii 24/10/13 9:00 PM24/10/13 9:00 PM...
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD
Download PDF (36.8 KB)
ISBN_FM.indd ixISBN_FM.indd ix 24/10/13 9:00 PM24/10/13 9:00 PMISBN_FM.indd xISBN_FM.indd x 24/10/13 9:00 PM24/10/13 9:00 PM...
Download PDF (37.9 KB)
ISBN_FM.indd xiISBN_FM.indd xi 24/10/13 9:00 PM24/10/13 9:00 PMISBN_FM.indd xiiISBN_FM.indd xii 24/10/13 9:00 PM24/10/13 9:00 PM...
FOREWORD: INTERPRETINGAND INQUIRY
Download PDF (61.0 KB)
Here is a book of scholarship on interpreting and the education of inter-preters. It is a collection of thoughtful perspectives on different aspects?of our craft. These pages offer ample evidence that inquire and interpret are thick as thieves: It is diffi cult to pursue either without needing the other. They are comrades in arms in the ancient struggle to see things clearly ...
Download PDF (37.0 KB)
We acknowledge the enthusiasm with which all of our contributors re-sponded to our concept when approached to participate in this project. Their inspired work and attention to timelines helped make this an enjoy-We especially appreciate the encouragement from Dr. Cynthia Roy to pursue this project at a time when we most needed it. We doubt this vol-...
Download PDF (51.2 KB)
This volume invites educators and researchers of interpreting education to bridge the widening gap between research and teaching and to infuse each with the other to inform the future of our fi eld. Each chapter in this volume is written by a leading researcher/educator and addresses how research in interpreting must impact our teaching. Each chapter is accompanied by two ...
The Academic’s Dilemma:A Balanced and IntegratedCareer
Download PDF (126.1 KB)
...and English is a relatively new discipline linked to linguistics, com-munication, sociology, and studies of social interaction. Scholarship is key in this ?academization.? The dramatic increase in ASL/English interpreter education programs in institutions of higher education across the United States requires instructors who can succeed in the ...
Download PDF (759.5 KB)
Christine Monikowski?s chapter on the challenges faced by interpreter educators when planning their career in the United States fi ts with the developments that have been going on in Europe since the 1990s. I briefl y discuss these and review her chapter in relationship to these developments.The Bologna Declaration is a pledge by 29 European countries to reform ...
Download PDF (72.2 KB)
In her chapter, Monikowski outlines the challenges facing interpreter edu-cators affi liated with higher education institutions today. The move toward the academization of signed language interpreter education in the United States, and indeed in several other countries around the world, has led to new demands of interpreter educators. Interpreter educators are now in-...
Researching MedicalInterpreting: An AppliedLinguistics Perspective
Download PDF (161.5 KB)
This chapter describes a substantial research project into medical interpreting, which makes use of systemic functional linguistics and a variety of research concepts and methods from other relevant dis-ciplines to provide both theoretical insights into the language used in interpreted specialist medical consultations and practical outcomes, ...
Download PDF (64.1 KB)
The large-scale research project described in Helen Tebble?s chapter has considerable signifi cance for interpreter education for a number of rea-The fi rst and foremost of these reasons is the availability of descriptive empirical research fi ndings as an input to curriculum design, rather than as a confi rmatory adjunct. From the outset in the mid-20th century, spoken ...
Download PDF (59.4 KB)
Tebble?s publications are prolifi c yet have a clear focus on the application of linguistic theories to the education and training of community inter-preters, particularly interpreters working in medical settings. This chap-ter is no exception to her overall principle and general approach to the study, and it serves as a step-by-step guide ?for prospective PhD students ...
The Impact of LinguisticTheory on InterpretationResearch Methodology
Download PDF (205.6 KB)
The interpretation researcher?s view of language?her linguistic theory?crucially impacts each key element of the research: the re-search process itself, the researcher?s view and interpretation of the data, and research fi ndings. In this chapter Terry Janzen examines why the interpretation researcher needs both a well-developed and ...
Download PDF (59.2 KB)
Often I fi nd myself at an event?such as an academic presentation?for which an interpreter is part of the communication that unfolds. In those situations, I tend to be curious about the strategies that the interpreter is employing, and I cannot avoid occasionally paying attention to how she is managing the task of communicating across languages and cultures. What ...
Download PDF (56.9 KB)
Terry Janzen?s chapter captures much about the gaps that exist in the lin-guistic to applied linguistic transfer space. As our knowledge develops with respect to how language works, it sometimes seems that the gap widens be-tween what linguists know and how this knowledge is applied in teaching. This is equally true for researchers and practitioners in the fi eld of inter-...
Evolution of Theory, Evolutionof Role: How InterpretingTheory Shapes Interpreter Role
Download PDF (113.7 KB)
Regardless of the languages being considered, it has often been said that: ?you can?t interpret what you don?t understand.? Of course, such a statement necessarily refers to meaning, but the beliefs we hold about how we understand are also of importance. Our beliefs about things such as words, sentences, discourse, prosody, human interac-...
Download PDF (68.8 KB)
In this chapter, Shaffer documents our understanding of interpreter role by analyzing how the metaphorical descriptions of interpreter role have evolved according to different linguistic theories. Essentially, Shaffer is challenging our understanding of role and the concept of mediation by introducing readers to a perspective that draws on a linguistic framework ...
Download PDF (59.0 KB)
In an ever-changing world, it is important that we, as interpreters and in-terpreter educators, refl ect on how we situate ourselves in different cir-cumstances and contexts. Interpreters have been doing this for centuries (the earliest evidence of sign language interpreting appears to be from the 17th century, as described in Miles 2000, 123) but this has gained greater ...
Infusing Evidence intoInterpreting Education: AnIdea Whose Time Has Come
Download PDF (476.5 KB)
In this chapter Elizabeth A. Winston explores the pressing need for, the rich potential of, and the challenges associated with infusing ef-fective evidence-based teaching practices into sign language inter-preting education. As a fi rst step, criteria need to be delineated for evaluating evidence and review processes must be established for ...
Download PDF (54.4 KB)
The chapter written by Elizabeth A. Winston entitled ?Infusing Evidence into Interpreting Education: An Idea Whose Time Has Come,? is another reasoned argument about the need to include research and evidence-based teaching practices within interpreting education. Winston identifi es a road map for delineating criteria upon which evidence can be examined and ...
Download PDF (60.8 KB)
The chapter entitled ?Infusing Evidence into Interpreting Education: An Idea Whose Time Has Come? is an invitation to pause and analyze con-cepts that may have different meanings in different fi elds, such as ?evi-dence? and ?evidence-based pedagogy.? Elizabeth A. Winston ponders questions about evidence: what evidence is, what constitutes evidence, how ...
Download PDF (82.3 KB)
Page Count: 224
Illustrations: 2 tables, 4 figures
Publication Year: 2013
Series Title: Interpreter Education