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The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Technology for Interpreters

LLC 562

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, guidance 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

Winter 2023


Base Cost: $580 ($580/credit)
Term Fee: $60
Start date: Dec 21, 2022
End date: Feb 03, 2023
Last day to add: Dec 29, 2022
Last day to drop: Dec 29, 2022
Last day to withdraw: Jan 18, 2023