Special Topics- Technology for Interpreters

This course aims to introduce students to specialized technological tools for working as a remote interpreter, including preparation, delivery, and teamwork. Coursework includes an introduction to digital note-taking, guidelines on improving incoming and outgoing digital sound, and an exploration of innovative glossary techniques. Students will get hands-on practice in digital platforms for RSI (remote simultaneous interpreting), specific guidelines guidance for telephonic and video interpreting, and tips for booth support. Students will discuss the advantages and disadvantages of various platforms and setups and how to develop best practices for each.