ERIC Number: ED401662
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994-May
Reference Count: N/A
Educational Interpreting and Virginia Quality Assurance Screening (VQAS): Facts You Should Know.
Virginia State Dept. for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Richmond.
This brief paper for individuals interested in being qualified as educational interpreters for the deaf in Virginia provides basic information about educational interpreting and competency requirements of the Virginia Quality Assurance Screening (VQAS) program. It explains: the goal of educational interpreting; the role of the educational interpreter; competence requirements; standards established in Virginia; components of VQAS screenings; the VQAS written assessment; minimum competency for the written assessment; development of the VQAS performance assessment materials; criteria for the performance assessment (to demonstrate voice-to-sign, sign-to-voice, and interactive technical abilities); proficiency and diagnostic feedback; reliability and validity standards; VQAS assessment schedules and registration; candidate participation; training opportunities; and sources of additional information. (DB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Virginia State Dept. for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Richmond.
Identifiers - Location: Virginia