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A Tale of Two Fields: Doing Research on Interpreting

Ever heard the term Practisearcher?  Deborah Giustini, is a practisearcher, who both interprets and researches. To learn more, see her article, "A Tale of Two Fields: Doing Research on Interpreting" on the ATA Interpreters Division page here.  … READ MORE »

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The Tenth Standard of Practice: Don’t Be Alone With the Patient

One of the major challenges for any professional interpreter is marrying the code of ethics with realities of life. Here is a blog by one interpreter who did it: "There is no tenth standard of practice, and there is no standard that explicitly states, "Don't be alone with the patient." But the way interpreters and interpreter… READ MORE »

Related to: Interpreter/Translator News, Medical Interpreters

Free Course to Learn Kichwa

See the flyer below about a free 8-week course on learning Kichwa put on by the Ecuadorian Consulate in Minneapolis. Registration goes until 9/25/17 and classes begin 10/2/2017. For more information or to register call 612.721.6468 or email        … READ MORE »

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Scholarship Opportunity for Interpreters – Fall 2017

The Minnesota Department of Education has collaborated with the Program on Translation and Interpreting at the University of Minnesota to develop and offer 2 courses for interpreters working in special education programs for students with disabilities. The first course in the sequence is offered online and emphasizes content knowledge of special education as well as… READ MORE »

Related to: Education Interpreters, Legal Interpreters, Medical Interpreters, Non-UMTIA Event, Training Resources

ATA Webinar on Endocrine System 9/12/17

Presenter: Tracy Young Date: September 12, 2017 - 12:00 noon US Eastern Daylight Time Thymus gland or thyroid gland—which is which and where? True or false: all glands have ducts. Hashi…who? Attend this webinar to examine the endocrine system and its related hormones, diseases, and disorders as well as allopathic and alternative treatments. The presentation… READ MORE »

Related to: Medical Interpreters, Non-UMTIA Event, Webinar

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