A Constructivist Assessment of MTI Interpreting Curriculum

Xin LI, Guo Zhiyuan

Abstract


In recent years, Master of Translation and Interpreting (MTI) program has witnessed increasingly greater development. MTI aims at cultivating students with comprehensive competency of translation and interpreting skills so as to meet social demand of present economic and cultural exchanges. However, MTI curriculum system is still underdeveloped and should be further improved. Constructivism is a philosophy concerning how to construct knowledge both in learning view and in teaching methodology. Taking MTI interpreting curriculum in NCEPU as an example, the article presents an assessment on MTI interpreting curriculum in North China Electric Power University (NCEPU). It is hoped that such discussions could offer a reference to policy makers when improving curriculum of MTI programs.


Keywords


Constructivism; Interpreting courses; Curriculum; MTI

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3968/n

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