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Maria J. Blasco Mayor

Ms. Blasco Mayor trained as both an interpreter and a translator at Universidad de Granada (Spain), She has worked as a free-lance translator and interpreter in Spain and taught Spanish language courses at Goldsmiths College (University of London). Currently she teaches Interpreting (consecutive, simultaneous, liaison) and English for Translators and Interpreters in the Translation and Interpreting degree course at Universitat Jaume I (Castell, Spain) where she is finishing her Ph.D. research which deals on listening comprehension as a cognitive issue in the training of interpreters. She also runs the Interpreting Lab and Virtual Learning Webpage together with interpreting lecturer Amparo Jimnez and is am also participating in two research projects: on Quality Parameters for Interpreting, lead by Angela Collados (Universidad de Granada), and on Professional Development of Legal Translators and Interpreters, lead by Esther Monz (Universitat Jaume I). Ms. Blasco Mayor's research interests include cognitive issues (comprehension, attention, memory, bilingualism, second language acquisition) and interpreting, interpreter training, interpreting and new technologies, professional and ethical issues in interpreting, the professional development of court interpreters in Spain.
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» El reto de formar intérpretes en el siglo XXI
By Maria J. Blasco Mayor | Published 06/8/2005 | Spanish | Recommendation:
Resumen Los grandes avances tecnolgicos se estn haciendo sentir en todos los mbitos sociales, y tambin en el entorno educativo. La formacin de intrpretes en este siglo comienza una nueva andadura en el progreso tecnolgico, andadura lenta pero firme; ya se anuncian cursos de interpretacin "a distancia", on-line (Carr & Steyn 2000), algo que pareca tcnicamente inviable hace tan slo menos ...
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