Summer Online Courses
NOTE: The application deadline is two weeks prior to the start of class. Depending on class availability, applications may be accepted after the deadline.
TITLE & CREDIT
||NAD/RID NIC Test Preparation: Interview/Performance (1)
||7/6/15 - 7/31/15
- PST 326 NAD/RID NIC Test Preparation: Interview/Performance (1 credit)
This course will prepare RID test candidates to take the interview and performance components of the current National Interpreter Certification examination. For the interview portion, students will practice responding to ethical scenarios as they are presented in the test. They will practice with hypothetical questions and record themselves responding to a mock exam. For the performance portion, the ten skill domains will be covered. Students will record themselves taking a mock performance exam and analyze their work. This course has pass/fail grading.
Prerequisite: passed the NIC Written Exam or permission of instructor; contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuition: PST: $268; Residents of AL, DC, DE, FL, GA, KY, MD, MS, NC, PA, SC, TN, VA, and WV are eligible to take this course at a reduced cost through support by Gallaudet University's Regional Interpreter Education Center. Please go here to for more information.
RID CMP: Gallaudet University is an approved RID CMP sponsor for continuing education activities. This Professional Studies course is offered for 1.5 CEUs at the introductory content knowledge level. Participants interested in CEUs will need to submit an Academic Coursework Activity Report Form.
1) *You must purchase the following item before class begins:
The book, Encounters With Reality, 2nd Edition , by Brenda Cartwright, http://www.rid.org/userfiles/File/pdfs/Publications/PublicationsCatalog2010_UpdatedOctoberLR.pdf, and RID NIC Practice DVD - https://www.rid.org/acct-app/index.cfm?action=store.main. The CCBC Practice DVD is optional; contact email@example.com for ordering information.
||NAD/RID NIC Test Preparation: Written (1)
||7/6/15 - 7/31/15
- PST 170 NAD/RID NIC Test Preparation: Written (1 credit)
This course will prepare potential RID certification candidates to pass the written component of the National Interpreting Certification examination. The course will cover the ten content domains tested in this examination and techniques for handling the type of multiple choice test questions utilized. Students will take several practice tests to gauge their readiness for the actual examination. This course has pass/fail grading.
Prerequisite: Must have completed an ITP Program, have taken an Introduction to Interpreting class and a Linguistics of ASL class, or permission of instructor; contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuition: PST: $268
RID CMP: Gallaudet University is an approved RID CMP sponsor for continuing education activities. This Professional Studies program is offered for 1.5 CEUs at the introductory content knowledge level. Please click here for Academic Coursework Activity Report Form.
Course Materials: Please click on each of links below for reading materials.
1) NIC Test Outline
2) NIC Candidate Bulletin
3) NIC Knowledge Test References
3) Veditz, George, “Preservation of the Sign Language”
4) Code of Professional Conduct
5) RID Standard Practice Papers (16)
6) *Sample Generalist Written Test, published by RID
7) * Pareja, Shonna. (2009). Master the NIC: Written Workbook, published by Shonna Pareja LLC, ISBN 978-0-615-30437-3, email@example.com or call at 813/454-8958 or 386-868-2529. Contact the author to order the book.
*Must be purchased before start of course.
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