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The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Special Topics- Technology for Interpreters

LLC 597R

This course aims to introduce students to specialized technological tools for working as a remote interpreter, including preparation, delivery, and teamwork. Coursework includes an introduction to digital note-taking, guidelines on improving incoming and outgoing digital sound, and an exploration of innovative glossary techniques. Students will get hands-on practice in digital platforms for RSI (remote simultaneous interpreting), specific guidelines guidance for telephonic and video interpreting, and tips for booth support. Students will discuss the advantages and disadvantages of various platforms and setups and how to develop best practices for each.
Course Details

Spring 2022


Mar 30, 2022 - May 4, 2022
Base Cost: $569 ($569/credit)
Term Fee: $60
Start date: Mar 30, 2022
End date: May 04, 2022
Last day to add: Apr 02, 2022
Last day to drop: Apr 02, 2022
Last day to withdraw: Apr 19, 2022