Required Information After a Positive Evaluation

Applicants accepted for membership are requested to provide some statistics and other
1. Program statistics
i.Proportion of full-time to part-time faculty (i.e. teaching staff) for coursework required, if
ii. Proportion of full-time to part-time students in the doctoral program
iii. Proportion of students funded (options: scholarships; assistantships; grants; others)
iv. Proportion of students awarded prizes
v. Proportion of graduates who carry out postdoctoral research; data on successful post-thesis
employment (self-reports, surveys, etc.)
vi. Student research and thesis focus:
1. Choice of research focus (options: choice made before entering program, choice
made during period of program coursework)
2. Choice of supervisor (options: choice constrained to department faculty / teaching
staff expertise, choice a mix of department faculty expertise and accessible local
expertise, choice requiring outside expertise that must be organized by program
3. Choice of evaluation committee (strictly academic, or including researchers from
the professional sector) [note: R&D is often advanced in professional entities
where funding is more readily available, and some professionals hold doctoral theses]
vii. Student monitoring and alumni follow-up [self-report]
1. Data collection through surveys (if permitted)
2. Analysis of data
3. Use of analysis results to publicize program

2. Program self-assessment
i .Time period and number of years being assessed
ii. Specific local historical dynamics that potentially influence research areas of expertise and
student knowledge (e.g., official language policies)
General strengths of program
Program areas being developed or enhanced
iii. Communication of program activities through website and social media
iv. Doctoral student opportunities:
1. Teaching assistantships (options: translation courses, other courses)
2. Research assistantships (options: university, department, faculty/teaching staff members)
3. Other experiential learning opportunities
4. Grants [including travel grants] for graduate students (options: department;
university; local; national; international)
5. Competitions and awards
6. Faculty (teaching staff)-assisted conference, workshop, or speaker organizational
possibilities for student
7. Faculty (teaching staff) assistance to student for preparation of peer-reviewed
conference presentations
8. Faculty (teaching staff) assistance to student for preparation of articles in peer-reviewed
9. University assistance (faculty teachers, staff, peers) to international students writing
their theses in a non-native language
10. Active student associations (for example, official university graduate translation
student associations) or graduate ‘reading groups’ or opportunities for intellectual
11. Resources available for students to set-up and maintain research-related blogs,
websites, wikis, or other online media