The Impact of Developing Short-Term Memory on the Interpretation Performance of Students
This paper is concentrated on the impacts of short-term memory development techniques on students’ performance in interpretation courses. Subjects of the study are chosen among senior students of the Translation Department, Cihan University-Erbil. Based on the result of the current study to develop the interpretation skills of students and trainees, interpretation teaching programs should not only focus on theoretical and practical aspects of interpretation but also cognitive aspects such as memory development. In other words, the findings show that memory boosting techniques have a meaningful impact on the interpretation performance of students; Therefore, practical courses to develop students’ memory must be added to the curricula to prepare students for accomplishing their tasks successfully.
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