I14A-Video Remote (Dialogue) Interpret., VRI 1

Formats: Webinar presentations
Topics: Getting established in the translation industry
Services and specialization
Business of Translation and Interpreting
Interpreting

Course summary
Start time:Apr 28, 2015 16:00 GMT     Add to calendar

Duration: 90 minutes.

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Your purchase includes:

* access to the online session with a Q&A portion,
* unlimited access to video recording and handouts (available within one working week after the session),
* a certificate of attendance available for download from your ProZ.com profile.

Even if you do not attend the online session you will still have unlimited access to the video recording and training materials within one working week after the session.

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Language:English
Summary:Learn the ropes of VRI for DUAL-LANGUAGE interpreters [not ASL] (1 of 2). VRI is a service that connects human interpreters live in real time to individuals who do not speak a common language, both parties using a computer video. Learn to communicate with the other parties using real-time video; analyze message and convey accurately and fast meaning-by-meaning instead of word-by-word. Learn the ins and outs of the profession, including practice materials and learn to follow professional codes of conduct and standards of practice for remote interpreting using video equipment.
Description
Guidelines with specific action plans to become a dual-language video remote interpreter (VRI). This webinar provides basic knowledge, understanding and guided practice to start developing your talents as a bilingual remote video interpreter or to consolidate your understanding and abilities if you are a dialogue VRI already. You will learn specifics about the profession and the environment in which it is practiced, the profile and the skills needed. Special attention is given to achieving the highest level of professionalism in the rendering of dialogue VRI services. Actual practice is encouraged in different aspects such as video etiquette, performing before the camera; customer service and technical troubleshooting.

Language: This well designed and interesting workspace is language-neutral with content delivered in English and appropriate for any language pair.

Note: This is Level 1 of a 2 part bundle. Make sure to check out part 2 here:
http://www.proz.com/translator-training/course/10949-remote_video_language_interpreting_rvi_level_2_i14b_w90
Target audience
Bilingual individuals who wish to become remote video interpreters.
Working interpreters who want to work from home or a remote location.
Translators who wish to become full-time or part-time interpreters.
Learning objectives
This webinar provides a fantastic guide to start preparing to work as a dialogue VRI, understanding the core concepts and the practice exercises you will need to undertake to develop fluency in the modality of remote video (language) interpreting. A large amount of tools and support are provided to help you acquire confidence and ability. At the end of this webinar, participants who have never worked in the industry will know if they have what it takes to be a remote video interpreter, and the steps to accomplish that goal; interpreters who have already been exposed to this type of work will be able to improve their performance and acquire the tools to meet new challenges.
Prerequisites
Required: Fully bilingual (in any two language pair) with sufficient knowledge of English to understand the session
Recommended:
Interpreting basics (In01V) + Consecutive Interpreting Level 1 (In02V) + Remote Interpreting Level 1 (In03v)
Program
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How does VRI work?
Differences with Presence Interpreting
Differences with Over-the-Phone Interpreting
The Technology Involved
Industries Served
Home Office Requirements
Equipment
Background, Lighting, and Sound
Profile of the Interpreter
Understanding the Camera
Video Etiquette
Study of Facial Expressions
Physical Cues
Sharpening the Senses
Dealing with Partial Anonymity
Note Taking Under the Camera
Virtual platform system requirements
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Virtual platform system requirements

Virtual platform system requirements

For PC-based Users:

• Required: Windows® 8, 7, Vista, XP or 2003 Server
• Required: Internet Explorer® 7.0 or newer, Mozilla® Firefox® 4.0 or newer or Google™ Chrome™ 5.0 or newer (JavaScript™ and Java™ enabled)
• Internet Connection Required: Cable modem, DSL, or better Internet connection
• Recommended: Dual-core 2.4GHz CPU or faster with 2GB of RAM (recommended)

For Mac®-based Users:

• Required: OS X 10.7 Lion, 10.8 Mountain Lion, 10.9 Mavericks and 10.10 Yosemite
• Required: Safari™ 3.0 or newer, Firefox® 4.0 or newer or Google™ Chrome™ 5.0 or newer (JavaScript™ and Java™ enabled)
• Internet Connection Required: Cable modem, DSL, or better Internet connection
• Required: Intel processor (2GB of RAM or better recommended)

To Use VoIP (microphone and speakers or headset):

• Required: Fast Internet connection (700Kbps or more recommended)
• Required: speakers or headset (USB headset recommended)
• NOT required: Microphone - attendees can communicate with the trainer through incorporated chat.

Recommendations

• For the visual section of the training course, we recommend that you have a 64kbps link. This means using an ISDN line or Broadband. Wireless connection is NOT recommended.
• For the audio section of the training course, we recommend that you have a headset or speakers.
• We recommend that you log in 30 minutes in advance of the start time to prepare for the training course.

Courses will be open half an hour before the start time. Please login before the start time to ensure that everything on your system is working correctly.
Registration and access information
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Click on the buy button on the right to purchase your seat

Participation fee includes:

• access to webinar session.
• unlimited access to the webinar recording.
• powerpoint slides to remind participants of the key points and lessons learned.
• certificates of attendance.

How do I purchase my spot?

To purchase your seat at this session please click on the "buy" button. Available slots are limited and will be assigned to registered and paid participants as soon as payment is reported. Early payment is advised in order to secure participation. Allow some time for payment processing if you are paying by wire transfer.

After your payment is received, your status will be changed to “registered and paid” and your spot for the session will be secured. An invoice and receipt of payment will be sent to you for your records.

How do I access the online platform?

72 hours before the webinar takes place, you will receive an invitation to join the session. Please, click the registration link or button provided in the invitation email and complete the registration form.
Trainer
 Claudia Brauer    View feedback | View all courses
Bio: Claudia became a trainer of translators and interpreters in 2011, after 35 years of experience as a translator and interpreter. She is also a speaker, writer and blogger on topics related to the current state of the translation and interpreting industry.

She has designed and delivered more than 200 hours of proprietary content and uses her wikis to freely disseminated some 25 copyrighted tools designed to help translators and interpreters in the 21st century virtual village.

The vision of BrauerTraining is to educate translators and interpreters, so they may become great quality professionals with a high code of ethics, embracing technology to remain competitive in today's world.

Claudia can be found on the web at http://brauertraining.com and on Twitter as @Brauer21Century.
Comments about this course

I14A-Video Remote (Dialogue) Interpret., VRI 1

Coral Getino Identity Verified
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Certificate of attendanceDec 30, 2014

Could I get a certificate of attendance? For CEU purposes

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Certificate of attendanceDec 30, 2014

Coral Getino wrote:

Could I get a certificate of attendance? For CEU purposes


Hello Coral,

A certificate of attendance can be downloaded at http://www.proz.com/profile/?show_mode=standard#trainings Here is an example of the certificate http://cdn.proz.com/images/t_large_certificate.gif

Hope this helps.

My bests,
Helen


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ConfirmationApr 22, 2015

Hi, this session has been postponed previously, is it going to take place this time as scheduled?
Appreciate your response.

Justyna


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ConfirmationApr 22, 2015

Justyna Gutowska wrote:

Hi, this session has been postponed previously, is it going to take place this time as scheduled?
Appreciate your response.

Justyna


Hello Justyna,

Indeed, the course was postponed. It will take place as planned this time. Thanks for your interest.

My bests,
Helen


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