Share Paper: Virtual communication to serve communication rights in face to face encounters. The case for on-line creation communities as life-long learning resources for interpreters.

  1. Sofía García-Beyaert, Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, Spain
Tuesday, October 9 11:15-11:35 AM Salon Joyce

Abstract: This paper is concerned with two types of communication: face to face communication for the access to basic services mediated by an interpreter, and virtual communication through online communities of practice. Both are relevant to the concept of communication rights, which would highly benefit from the existence of an online creation community of interpreters. I explain why this is so, and pose questions that are relevant for the actual development of such a community.