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Profile of ATA 2018–2019 School Outreach Contest Winner: Denise Fisher

When ATA Member Denise Fisher was invited to speak to graduate students in a Japanese interpreting class at the University of Michigan, she had no idea that her experience would eventually lead to a fee registration to ATA’s Annual Conference in Palm Springs.

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    Call for Nominations

    Do you know someone who would make a good potential candidate for ATA’s Board of Directors? If so, ATA’s Nominating and Leadership Development Committee would like to hear from you. Any ATA member may make a nomination. Here’s your chance to help shape the future of the Association!

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    Watch Your Back for a Recession

    I’m not an economist, but it’s hard to miss the rumblings in the financial press that the U.S. (or even the world) economy may be headed for a recession. As a business owner, the best time to start planning for a downturn is last year, but if you haven’t done that, let’s start planning now!

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    Three Pedagogical Tools to Take Your Online Translation and Interpreting Courses to the Next Level

    Demand for online education continues to grow in the U.S. and is globally “on track to become mainstream by 2025.” In this article, three experienced instructors involved in the design of online translation and interpreting curricula share tips for creating an online community that encourages students’ reflective practice and enables structured student interactions.

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    Member Opinions: Discussion on Opening ATA's Exam to Nonmembers

    In the November–December issue, the Board encouraged members to submit their opinions, both pro and con, regarding opening ATA’s certification exam to nonmembers. Member feedback is important to the discussion, so share your thoughts!

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    Dilemmas of an Upwardly Mobile Translator

    There’s no doubt that if you’re too busy for a long period, then it’s time to raise your rates. There’s also no doubt that, as a tool, increasing rates can be a fairly blunt instrument.

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    2019 ATA Honors and Awards Recipients

    ATA and the American Foundation for Translation and Interpretation present annual and biennial awards to encourage, reward, and publicize outstanding work done by both seasoned professionals and students of our craft. This year’s recipients are...

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