Areas of Study

Jennifer Cranston

  • M.Ed., Curriculum & Instruction – ESOL, George Mason University
  • B.A., Deaf Education & Regular Elementary Education, Flagler College
Research Interests
  • Visual phonics in educational interpreting
  • Assessing deaf students’ readiness to use interpreters
  • Turn-taking and processing time in educational interpreting
  • Accuracy of interpretation compared with real-time captioning
Selected Presentations
  • Cranston, J. L. (2011). Interpreting vs. transliterating: A practical comparison. Presentation given at Annual Silent Weekend Interpreter Conference. Orlando, Florida.
  • Cranston, J. L. (2010). Back-translation: Was that right? Presentation given at the annual Potomac Chapter of the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (PCRID). Annapolis, Maryland.
  • Cranston, J. L. (2007). ASL in action. Presentation given at Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Conference. Seattle, Washington.

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