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Registration deadline is two weeks prior to the start of class

PST 170-OL1 NIC Test Preparation: Written (1 credit)

This course will prepare RID test candidates to pass the written component of the National Interpreting Certification examination. The course will cover the ten content domains tested in the exam and techniques for handling the type of multiple choice test questions utilized.

Prerequisite: must have completed an ITP Program, have taken an Introduction to Interpreting class and a Linguistics of ASL class, or permission of instructor; contact carol.tipton@gallaudet.edu.
Tuition: $296 plus $35 application fee
Instructor: Carol Tipton
RID CMP: Gallaudet University is an approved RID CMP sponsor for continuing education activities. Participants interested in CEUs will need to submit an Academic Coursework Activity Report Form.
Course Materials: Please click on each of links below for required reading materials.
Students need to have the following material ready on the first day of class:
1. Pareja, Shonna. (2009). Master the NIC: Written Workbook, Shonna Pareja LLC ISBN 978-0-615-30437-3
Sample Generalist Written Test, published by RID
Additional Materials:
1. CASLI NIC Knowledge Exam Information
2. Preservation of the Sign Language, George Veditz , Handeyes – Preservation of Sign Language
3. Code of Professional Conduct
4. RID Standard Practice Papers (16)

ST 326-OL1 NIC Test Preparation: Interview/Performance (1 credit)

This course will prepare RID test candidates to take the interview and performance components of the National Interpreter Certification examination. For the interview section, students will practice responding to ethical scenarios as they are presented in the test. For the performance portion, the ten skill domains will be covered. Students will record themselves taking a mock performance exam and analyze their work.
Prerequisite: passed the NIC Written Exam or permission of instructor; contact carol.tipton@gallaudet.edu.
Tuition: $296 plus $35 application fee
Instructor: Carol Tipton
RID CMP: Gallaudet University is an approved RID CMP sponsor for continuing education activities. Participants interested in CEUs will need to submit an Academic Coursework Activity Report Form.
Course Materials:
The following two items must be purchased and received prior to the start of class:
1. Encounters With Reality, 2nd Edition, by Brenda Cartwright
2. RID NIC Practice DVD
Additional Required Reading
3. RID Information and  NIC Information
4. Code of Professional Conduct

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