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The field of assessment in interpreter training is under-researched, though trainers and researchers have pointed out urgent issues to be addressed in this field. Among them, issues surrounding test validity and reliability are most in need of clarification. This study tackles this subject by exploring what examiners really pay attention to when assessing student interpreters, and verifies the concerns about judgement consistency in interpreting examinations. Based on the study findings, a conceptual model is proposed as a framework for further explorations into the relationships and interactions between the elements of interpreting assessment.
Author(s): Wu S
Editor(s): Tsagari, D., Deemter, R.
Publication type: Book Chapter
Publication status: Published
Book Title: Assessment Issues in Language Translation and Interpreting
Series Title: Language Testing and Evaluation
Publisher: Peter Lang GmbH
Place Published: Frankfurt am Main
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