Welcome to TerpSavvy!
Through TerpSavvy, you can participate in online courses from your desk, learning the most current and relevant information and skills so that you can be a more knowledgeable, well-rounded, and marketable ASL interpreter.
NIC Knowledge Exam Prep is a self-paced course. You can start at any time.
This self-paced course is a thorough review of the materials, concepts, and knowledge areas that are covered on the NIC Knowledge test as administered by the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf. Participants will prepare for the test using study and testing practice, leaving the course well-prepared for the written exam.
The next NIC Interview Prep Course will be September 28th - November 2nd, 2015.
This online course will assist you greatly in preparing for the NIC Interview. It is quite a challenge to do an analysis of a scenario on the spur of the moment, articulately, in just a few minutes. This course is designed to polish your ability to deliver a clear, convincing, authoritative response to the test prompt.
The next SC:L Knowledge Prep Course will be September 1 - November 7, 2015.
This course is designed to prepare you for the Specialist Certificate: Legal (SC:L) knowledge exam, and to expand your knowledge of interpreting in legal settings and provide a comprehensive overview of the the most current and relevant literature of the field.
The next SC:L Performance Prep Course will be November 9th - December 19th, 2015.
This stimulating and challenging five-week intensive delves deeply into the intricacies of interpreting and sight-translating legal texts. It gives participants many opportunities to practice, get and give feedback on the work, discuss the issues, and review their understanding of the tasks included on the SC:L Performance Exam.