Universities and Interpreter Certification

@inproceedings{Mikkelson2013UniversitiesAI,
  title={Universities and Interpreter Certification},
  author={Holly Mikkelson},
  year={2013}
}
  • Holly Mikkelson
  • Published 2013
  • Sociology
  • Interpreter certification is a relatively recent trend in the translation and interpretation profession, but it is rapidly gaining favor as a mechanism for guaranteeing quality for the users of interpreting services. This chapter begins with a definition of terms and a brief discussion of the history of interpreter certification in different countries. Then it analyzes the thorny issues that have arisen as different certification programs have developed, most particularly the contrast between… CONTINUE READING

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