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Testing and assessment in translation and interpreting studies
a call for dialogue between research and practice
edited by Claudia V. Angelelli, Holly E. Jacobson.

Published 2009 by John Benjamins Pub. Company in Philadelphia, Pa .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Introduction: testing and assessment in translation and interpreting
Studies: a call for dialogue between research and practice / Claudia V. Angelelli and Holly E. Jacobson
Part I. The development of assessment instruments: Theoretical applications: Using a rubric to assess translation ability: Defining the construct / Claudia V. Angelelli
Moving beyond words in assessing mediated interaction: Measuring interactional competence in healthcare settings / Holly E. Jacobson
Part II. The development of assessment instruments: Empirical approaches: The perks of norm-referenced translation evaluation / June Eyckmans, Philippe Anckaert and Winibert Segers
Revisiting Carroll's scales / Elisabet Tiselius
Meaning-oriented assessment of translations: SFL and its application to formative assessment / Mira Kim
Assessing cohesion: Developing assessment tools on the basis of comparable corpora / Brian James Baer and Tatyana Bystrova-McIntyre
Assessing software localization: For a valid approach / Keiran Dunne
Part III. Professional certification: Lessons from case studies: The predictive validity of admission tests for conference interpreting courses in Europe: A case study / Šárka Timarová and Harry Ungoed-Thomas
Getting it right from the start: Program admission testing of signed language interpreters / Karen Bontempo and Jemina Napier
Standards as critical success factors in assessment: Certifying social interpreters in Flanders, Belgium / Hildegard Vermeiren, Jan Van Gucht and Leentje De Bontridder
Assessing ASL-English interpreters: The Canadian model of national certification / Debra Russell and Karen Malcolm.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

American Translators Association Scholarly Monograph Series -- 14


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P306.2 .T495 2009

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p. cm.

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