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Equal Opportunity Services Whitfield Hall, 143 N. Craig Street, Pittsburgh PA 15213 Everett Tademy, Director (412) 268-2012 et19@andrew.cmu.edu Larry Powell, EOS Manager (412) 268-2013 lpowell@andrew.cmu.edu
 

Summary: Equal Opportunity Services Whitfield Hall, 143 N. Craig Street, Pittsburgh PA 15213
Everett Tademy, Director (412) 268-2012 et19@andrew.cmu.edu Larry Powell, EOS Manager (412) 268-2013 lpowell@andrew.cmu.edu
Courtney Bryant, EEO Specialist (412) 268-2012 cbryant@andrew.cmu.edu
http://hr.web.cmu.edu/current/eos
The interpreter:
1. should introduce himself/herself to the instructor and classroom and the beginning of the term. A brief explanation of
the interpreter's responsibilities will help clarify his/her role, utilization, and limitations.
2. should attend each class, on time and perform all appropriate interpreting duties.
3. will facilitate communication. The interpreter will communicate the content of the course in a manner understood by
the student. The interpreter may rephrase or restate information but it is essential that the intent of the speaker be
conveyed and that key course related vocabulary be used at all times. The interpreter should interpret all possible
information, not limited to instructor instruction.
4. will let the instructor or teacher know if he/she is speaking too fast.
5. will discuss concerns about interpreting with persons involved. If no solution is reached, the situation should be
discussed with Disability Resources
6. will seek from the instructor or other appropriate person, information which is necessary for the interpreting
assignment.
7. should discuss with the instructor and the student appropriate seating, lighting, acoustics, etc. A change in classroom
activities may warrant a change in seating.
8. should not leave the classroom as communication could occur at any time.

  

Source: Andrews, Peter B. - Department of Mathematical Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University

 

Collections: Mathematics