Course Description for Mentoring in Interpreter Education
Mentoring in Interpreter Education
Description: In this course, students will implement a mentoring relationship that applies interpersonal and communication strengths to the skill development of a prospective peer. Students will learn the necessary dynamics of a successful mentor relationship, the logistics of mentoring, and strategies for addressing challenges. They will explore profiles of successful mentors and identify goals for themselves as mentors. Students will work with mentees to analyze a variety of interpreting work samples. They will engage in dialogue with their mentee to determine which patterns should be the focus of skill enhancement activities.