Emotions, stress and related phenomena in public service interpreter and translator education and training





Psycho-Affectivity; Emotions; Interpreter Training; Interpreter Education; Research Ethics in Scholarship of Teaching and Learning


This article introduces the special issue on the topic of emotions, stress, and related phenomena in public service interpreter and translator training. In it, we provide background and context for the special issue, discuss issues of ethics in interpreting research involving learners, examine four dimensions of the psycho-affective that need to be considered in interpreter and translator training, and report on an exploratory classroom activity aimed at helping students to process emotions and stress related to on-site placement.


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