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Cathy Cogen and Dennis Cokely will report on their recent study of
emerging trends in interpreting and implications for interpreter
education. The presentation will be organized into three primary
sections: First, trends impacting current and future interpreting
services assesses external trend areas that are broad in nature and have
many long-term implications for the field of professionals providing
services to individuals who are d/Deaf. Second, current issues in
Interpreter Education describes several key dynamics at play within the
field that may facilitate or impede efforts to address future
interpreter education and professional development needs. Lastly, the
final section of the presentation offers recommendations for aligning
interpreter education with the challenges of tomorrow. In many areas,
the recommendations mark a significant departure from old ways of doing
business. And we will issue a call to action, asking conference
attendees to consider how they will participate – as practitioners,
educators, researchers, and administrators. What partnerships,
practices, and policies will they engage in and support toward creating a
NOTE: This presentation is delivered in American Sign Language. There are captions, but no audio.
This was a live-streamed presentation from the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf National Convention in New Orleans, 2015.
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|Section 1: Introduction and Pre-Test|
|Section 2: The Presentation|
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|Section 3: Post-Test|
RID has played a leading role in establishing a national standard of quality for interpreters and transliterators. We encourage the growth of the profession, educate the public about the vital role of interpreters and transliterators and work to ensure equal opportunity and access for all individuals.Mission – What We Do:
The Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf strives to advocate for best practices in interpreting, professional development for practitioners and for the highest standards in the provision of interpreting services for diverse users of languages that are signed or spoken.Vision – Our Desired Future:
By honoring its past and innovating for the future, RID envisions a world where: