Please go to http://www.rid.org/ to find the answer to the following questions. Answer them in detail on a separate paper.
Bring the answers to class on or before Wednesday 2/12.
1.What does RID stand for?
2.What does an interpreter do?
3.What is the job market for interpreters?
4.Is there much demand for interpreters?
5.What is meant by “qualified” or “credentialed”?
6.Will an interpreter-training program prepare me to get my credentials?
7.What kind of salary can I expect to earn?
8.How long do I take to become fluent in ASL?
9.Which degree option is the best?
10.Will I be a certified interpreter when I finish the program?
11.What is interpreting?
12.Simply knowing both sign language and English doesn’t qualify a person as an interpreter. Explain.
13.Where do professional interpreters work?
14.Explain what RID as an association has done.
15.What does NAD stand for?
16.What was the Code of Professional Conduct formerly know as?
17.Explain the NAD-RID Professional Conduct philosophy.
18.When was the current code put into effect?
19.What is the function of these principles?
20.What are the seven principles?
21.Who does this code apply to?
22.What is “Conflict of Interest”?
23.Who are consumers?
24.List each guiding principle and one illustrative behavior interpreters must do.