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The Content of IJIE will focus on:

Interpreter Education and Training

  • History of the profession
  • World perspectives, philosophies and practices
  • Curriculum
  • Lesson plans and activities
  • Learning environments
  • Student psychological and social factors
  • Testing, assessment, and evaluation

Second Language Learning

  • Second language acquisition theory and models
  • Curriculum
  • Language and culture
  • Language activities
  • Team teaching
  • Testing, assessment, and evaluation

Interpreting Practice

  • Education to practice gap
  • Internships and mentoring
  • Teaching ethical decision making
  • Testing, assessment, and evaluation

Programming and Administration

  • Program administration and institutional issues
  • Program philosophy and design
  • Faculty
  • Accreditation
  • Student entry and exit competencies
  • Language Labs
  • Generalist and specialist education
  • Program Assessment
  • Distance education

Interpreting Research

  • Findings of interpreter research
  • Research frameworks and disciplines
  • Theory to practice
  • Teaching research

Educational Theory

  • Adult education
  • Educational models