Course curriculum

  • 1

    Tropes and Discourse Traps in Interpreting

    • Tropes and Discourse Traps

  • 2

    Introduction to the constructs of DC-S

    • Interpreting as a practice profession (ENG + cc)

    • Reflection Questions: Interpreting as a Practice Profession

    • The demands and controls of interpreting (ENG + cc)

    • Case Study: Engineers' Conference Call

    • Bonus: DC-S Glossary

  • 3

    Introduction to Case Analysis

    • Case Study: Engineer's Conference Call

    • Copy of Engineer's Conference Call EIPI Analysis

    • DC-S Rubric: Text

    • Read Rachel's Case

    • Conduct a Demand-Control Analysis of Rachel's Case

    • How did you do? Compare your analysis to mine; note questions about discrepancies

    • Building demand constellations on Rachel's Case (2 decisions)

    • Compare your constellation for *omit tone/affect* (Answer Key)

    • Compare your constellation for *discuss after* (Answer Key)

    • Conduct a DCCRD Analysis

    • Compare Rachel's DCCRD Analysis (Answer Key)

    • Rachel's: Full case analysis (Compare all)

  • 4

    Thoughts on Returning to In-person Work

    • Anxious about returning to work? Psychologists offer insight and tips

    • Returning to the Office Sparks Anxiety and Dread for Some

  • 5

    DC-S Newer Publications

    • Dean & Pollard, 2018: Promoting the use of normative ethics in the practice profession of community interpreting

    • Dean, 2014: Condemned to Repetition? An analysis of problem-setting and problem-solving in sign language interpreting ethics

    • New chapter on medical ethics (for the group's use only please)