This course examines the profession of interpreting, including employment opportunities, the role of the interpreter, administrative matters, and ethical considerations. In addition, an overview will be given of the three modes of interpretation (sight, consecutive and simultaneous), as well as the different areas of interpretation, such as legal, medical, business, community and conference interpretation.
Note: Fluency in both English and Spanish is required. Requirement for the Professional Certificate in Translation and Interpretation.
Other Credit: 10 points of ATA Continuing Education in Category A.
Course Number: LING-40109
Credit: 1.5 units
W, 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location: Room 125, UCSD Extension Complex, 9600 N. Torrey Pines Rd., La Jolla
Class Type: In-class—traditional classroom instruction
Instructor: Kathy Figueroa, M.A. University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, A Certified Healthcare Interpreter™ through the Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters.
Textbooks: No textbook required.
No refunds after 02/14/15.
First meeting mandatory.
Section Notes: This is a blended course; all class sessions are taught in a classroom and course materials such as the syllabus and handouts are delivered online. You will have access to your online course materials on the published start date. The login URL website is ucsdextension.blackboard.com. Your user name and password is your email address on record with UCSD Extension.