Université de Genève Faculté de traduction et d'interprétation Interpreting Department Virtual Institute PhD Login


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Our PhD program is offered entirely online. For each module and track a detailed course description including learning objectives and submission deadlines for each activity are posted in the VLE. Some of the activities are completed by each PhD student individually, while others are designed as collaborative projects.

Sample activity description:

Objectives: Learn to identify and distinguish between different scales of measurement.

Description: read "On the theory of scales and measurement" by Stevens (1946) which you will find in our online library. Once done, download the worksheet and complete it. If you have questions, feel free to discuss them with your peers on the dedicated forum thread by the deadline. Once all reports have been submitted, we will discuss your answers in a chat session. 

Time necessary: 8 hours

Evaluation: Formative on Forum

Expected results: Individual report

Resources: Stevens (1946), Worksheet 1, (both available on forum)

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