Pedagogical assistance for the XXI century: the interaction between DG-SCIC, DG-INTE and Universities in the field of blended learning for interpreter training

María Dolores RODRÍGUEZ MELCHOR

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At the 20th Conference DG Interpretation-Universities held in Brussels in March 2016, the title chosen was the timely «Modern Learning Times – New Learning Needs». At the same time, DG-SCIC launched a call for contributions and expressed their intention to rationalise the use of resources and to move forward towards a blended-learning approach in pedagogical assistance. In this article, we attempt to explore the synergies and interaction between DG-SCIC and Universities and to define the main features of a pilot project on the introduction of new methodologies in the field of interpreter training. Based on our action research early findings, we will also make some proposals to improve training from a student-centered learning perspective and a subsequently consistent methodology.

 

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Blended learning; European Institutions; cooperation with Universities; interpreter training; student-centered learning; virtual classes

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14201/clina20184189103

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