Course Title: Manage discourses in general settings
Part B: Course Detail
Teaching Period: Term2 2012
Course Code: LANG5764C
Course Title: Manage discourses in general settings
School: 365T Global Studies, Soc Sci & Plng
Campus: City Campus
Program: C5291 - Diploma of Interpreting
Course Contact : Atsuko Taniguchi
Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 3973
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Nominal Hours: 20
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Pre-requisites and Co-requisites
This unit covers skills and knowledge required to manage the physical setting and communication dynamics of discourses in general settings. This unit will be taught in a cluster with the following units.
PSPTIS501A Negotiate translating and interpreting assignments
PSPTIS502A Prepare to translate and interpret
PSPTIS503A Apply codes and standards to ethical practice
PSPTIS504A Maintain and enhance professional practice
National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria
National Element Code & Title:
PSPTIS507A Manage discourses in general settings
1. Plan discourse
2. Reach agreement with participants on process.
3. Manage flow of communication.
4. Monitor progress of discourse.
5. Evaluate discourse management.
1.1. Establish assignment requirements with clients to identify planning and resource needs.
4.1. Identify and address problems in message transfer promptly to effectively transfer messages.
Details of Learning Activities
Learning activities for this unit will be co-delivered in the Interpret in General Dialogue Settings unit.
The teaching schedule will be as per Interpret in General Dialogue Settings unit.
Materials prepared in house by the teacher/s
RMIT Learning Hub on line: Blackboard accessible via MyRMIT
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.
Asssessment tasks may include, but are not limited to the following:
- teacher directed group activities
- practical exercises
- group discussions
- practical demonstration of skills in roleplays real or simulated activities
The assessments for this unit will be incorporated with assessments in LANG 5763 C
Assessment Task 1 - Practical demonstration in which you will be required to plan, prepare, manage and interpret in a simulated interpreting assignment in general settings.
Assessment Task 2 - Practical demonstration in which you will be required to plan, prepare, manage and interpret in a simulated interpreting assignment in general settings.
Assessment Task 3 - Practical demonstration in which you will be required to plan, prepare, manage and interpret in a simulated interpreting assignment in general settings.
As assessment matrix wil be provided by the teacher before the tasks.
CHD - Competent with High Distinction
CDI - Competent with Distinction
CC - Competent with Credit
CAG - Competency Achieved Graded
NYC - Not Yet Competent
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