Service Learning in Interpreting Education

Christine Monikowski and Rico Peterson

in Sign Language Interpreting and Interpreter Education

Published in print May 2005 | ISBN: 9780195176940
Published online May 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199869978 | DOI:

Series: Perspectives on Deafness

Service Learning in Interpreting Education

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This chapter considers the value of incorporating a service learning (SL) approach to interpreting education. SL is a way to balance the playing field in terms of deaf representation in curriculums and programs. It is also a means by which programs can facilitate students' transition into the community of interpreters.

Keywords: educational interpreting; classroom learning; service learning; SL approach

Chapter.  8544 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Developmental Psychology

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