Student Learning Outcomes

M.A. Programs

  1. Graduates of the Interpretation program apply academic, professional and world knowledge to the choices and decisions they make while interpreting.
  2. Graduates of the Interpretation Program demonstrate an understanding of multi_ cultural approaches to the work of interpretation by demonstrating effective bi_ lingual and bi-cultural practice within their work.
  3. Graduates of the Interpretation Program assess and analyze their own competencies for interpreting in relation to a variety of interpreting settings and in relation to a variety of participants in interpreted interactions.
  4. Graduates of the Interpretation Program effectively interpret face-to-face encounters in dialogic/one-on-one and small group settings with a variety of participants.
  5. Graduates of the Interpretation Program effectively interpret face-to-face encounters in monologic settings with a variety of participants.
  6. Graduates of the Interpretation Program apply professional standards, practices, and ethics, not limited to the tenets of the Code of Professional Conduct, to their work.
  7. Graduates of the Interpretation Program apply theoretical knowledge of interpretation studies to their interpreting practice, analyses, and research questions.
  8. Graduates of the Interpretation Program effectively design and carry out all phases of original research.

Ph.D. Program

  1. Graduates of the Interpretation Program demonstrate critical thinking skills in the reading, discussion, analysis, and writing about the core constructs and claims within the interdisciplinary field of interpreting studies.
  2. Graduates of the Interpretation Program demonstrate their ability to apply theoretical, academic, professional, and world knowledge of interpretation studies to their teaching and research questions.
  3. Graduates of the Interpretation Program demonstrate an understanding of multi-cultural approaches to the work of interpretation by demonstrating effective bi_ lingual and bi-cultural practice within their scholarly and/or pedagogical work.
  4. Graduates of the Interpretation Program effectively teach interpretation.
  5. Graduates of the Interpretation Program effectively design and carry out all phases of independent research projects, including original dissertation research on interpretation.