Undergraduate action research as a high-impact mentorship practice in community interpreting studies




Palabras clave:

Investigación de estudiantes de grado, investigación-acción, mentoría, práctica de alto impacto, interpretación comunitaria


Este artículo es un estudio de caso que analiza cómo los estudiantes de grado (latinos y no latinos) desarrollan trabajos de investigación en los estudios conducentes a la obtención del Community Interpreting Certificate de la Universidad de Viterbo. Los estudiantes trabajaron en grupos pequeños para desarrollar una variedad de destrezas y nuevos conocimientos (personales y profesionales) en el campo de la interpretación, a través del diseño y realización de proyectos de investigación-acción dentro de sus propias comunidades rurales en el estado de Wisconsin. A través del análisis de las encuestas distribuidas al principio y al final de los proyectos de investigación, este artículo examina las percepciones y las dificultades a los que los estudiantes se enfrentan durante el proceso de su investigación-acción así como los resultados que presentan. Las conclusiones destacan como el proceso de mentoría durante la investigación-acción es una práctica de alto impacto (High-Impact Practice) exitosa para empoderar y fomentar el compromiso de los estudiantes con sus comunidades locales.


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Pinzl, M. M. (2023). Undergraduate action research as a high-impact mentorship practice in community interpreting studies . Hermēneus. Revista De traducción E interpretación, (24), 445–481. https://doi.org/10.24197/her.24.2022.445-481