IT is becoming an essential tool for students and trainers in all fields, and interpreter training can benefit enormously from technological developments. Virtual learning, a trend that has taken the world of post-secondary education by storm, can allow both established and up-and-coming interpreting programs to extend their reach while maximizing their use of resources, and enhance the training experience for both students and trainers.
In this hands-on workshop, Michelle Hof will take participants through topics such as:
Michelle Hof is a conference interpreter, trainer and curriculum developer. She teaches in both face-to-face and virtual learning environments for the Master’s programs at the University of La Laguna (Spain) and York University (Canada). She is a familiar presence in the online interpreting community through her outreach work for AIIC’s Social Media team and her blog The Interpreter Diaries.
This seminar will be held in English and is open to trainers with any level of teaching experience.
Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance from AIIC.
Cost of seminar:
Sponsorship of Interpreter Trainers
AIIC will sponsor 4 interpreter trainers to attend this course. The sponsorship grant will cover an economy return airfare (upon presentation of a valid ticket) up to a maximum of CHF 750.
Applicants should have their professional address in North, South or Central America and be able to demonstrate that they are practising conference interpreters who regularly teach conference interpreting. Attendance at or organisation of interpreting-related training events will also be looked upon favourably. AIIC members and non-members may apply.
Applications for sponsorship should be submitted before 1 November 2015 by completing this form.
Trainers applying for sponsorship should also register for the course at the link above if they intend to attend the course with or without sponsorship. Trainers whose participation depends on the award of sponsorships need only apply for the sponsorship.
Any questions can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
AIIC reserves the right to request paper copies of any documentation provided. The results of the selection procedure will be announced as soon as possible after this date.