Course Title: Interpret through communication media

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6134 Advanced Diploma of Interpreting

Course Title: Interpret through communication media

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

LANG5783C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban and Social Studies

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2014,
Term2 2014,
Term1 2015,
Term2 2015,
Term1 2016,
Term2 2016

Course Contact: Miranda Lai

Course Contact Phone: +(61 3) 9925 3523

Course Contact Email: miranda.lai@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This course describes the outcomes required to use technology to support interpreting in visual or physical isolation. The course addresses awareness of the technology available for interpreting situations, the potential impact of the technology on the interpreting assignment and its outcomes and the management skills required to adjust delivery to take account of the constraints and advantages of the technology.

This unit will be taught in a cluster with the following units:

  • LANG5783C Interpret using communication media
  • LANG5784C Interpret as part of a team

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None.



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

PSPTIS608A Interpret through communication media

Elements:

1. Prepare environment and participants

2 Adapt delivery to equipment

3 Manage discourse

4 Evaluate delivery


Learning Outcomes


Overview of Assessment

Assessment will be ongoing during the semester, and you will receive feedback on your progress. You will undertake a variety of assessment tasks and activities to assess your level of competence against key elements and performance criteria.

The assessment tasks may inlcude, but are not limited to:

- practical demonstration
- roleplays
- real or simulated interpreting assignments via communication media
- self reflective reports
- action learning plans.