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Dr. Jack Hoza Professor and Director University of New Hampshire at Manchester New Hampshire, U.S.A. Interpreting in the Zone In this lecture, Dr. Jack Hoza highlights findings from two studies reported in his forthcoming book, Interpreting in the Zone: How the Conscious and Unconscious Function...
Brenda Nicodemus, Ph.D., Giulia Petitta, Ph.D., Mark Halley Professor and Director Gallaudet University Washington, DC. "This is the sign for.." Interpreting Metalinguistics Reference in Discourse How do interpreters manage 'language about language'? The presenters share their research on metalinguistic references. Among the linguistic challenges faced...
Melissa Smith Ed.D., RID CI/CT, NAD V, EIPA 4.9 Professor and Director ASL-English Interpreting Program Palomar College San Marcos California Possibilities and Pitfalls of Educational Interpreting Dr. Melissa Smith presents findings of a study revealing what the role of a qualified educational interpreters, and why...
Danielle J. Hunt Department of Interpretation Gallaudet University Washington DC Professional Identity Development of Interpreters In the dissertation guiding this presentation, Hunt extends previous studies on: Language and identity (Gordon, 2013) Language-induced identity shifts in second language learners (Johnson, 2007) Experiences of hearing, regular education...
Gallaudet's Department of Interpretation (DOI). Center for Advancement of Interpreting and Translation Research (CAITR), & Regional Interpreter Education Center (GURIEC) partnered to present the 2013-14 Colloquium Lecture Series. Click the presentation titles to view the videos. Following the Paper Trail: Putting Institutional Ethnography into Practice...
Dr. Jules Dickinson BSL/ English interpreter and Researcher Heriot-Watt University United Kingdom The Workplace Interpreter's Role: It's not all about work The workplace is a complex and multi-layered environment, governed by implicit cultural norms and rules. In this highly specialized setting, signed language interpreters are...
Dr. Laurie Swabey Professor of Interpreting Catherine University Minnesota First, Do No Harm - The Case for Specialization in Healthcare Interpretation Dr. Swabey makes the case for specialized education and credentialing for all ASL-English interpreters who work in healthcare settings. Deaf people identify healthcare as...
Deaf Interpreting Series: Team Strategies, 2012. The DVD includes unrehearsed interpreted situations and discussions that demonstrate the work of a deaf/hearing interpreting team. The material highlights the work of the deaf/hearing interpreting team in a mental health setting, including pre and post-conference discussions between the...
Carolyn Ressler 2012 Learning Community Series During this workshop, Carolyn Ressler shares the results of a research project on Deaf/Hearing teams. Participants learned how hearing interpreters adjust their interpretations when working in a Deaf/Hearing interpreting team. Through the discussion of the findings, best practices in...
The 2012 GURIEC Online Learning Community continues with Miako Rankin presenting Depiction, Blending, and Constructed Action ... Oh My! For ease of viewing, the topic is broken into two one hour sections. In response to your feedback, RID CEUs are segmented for: 1) viewing the...
Dr. Betsy Winston Credible research about source text selection is essential to interpreting education and assessment. Expanding our understanding about source texts that most effectively elicit quality interpretations can enhance teaching, and more importantly, learner success. How do we effectively elicit the interpreting skills we're...
Christopher Stone, PhD, describes the context of deaf interpreters in the UK. The presentation introduced the idea of language in use, i.e. pragmatics. Dr Stone explained a specific pragmatic theory, giving examples of decisions that interpreters make when covering regional television news in the UK....
Dr. Lorraine Leeson Director, Center for Deaf Studies Trinity College Dublin Dr Leeson presents Intersectional Identity Matters: Constructing and Performing Identity in Interpreted Settings This presentation offers an opportunity for interpreters - especially mentors, peer mentors, and interpreter educators - to explore aspects of how...
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Robert G. Lee, MA, CI/CT It is time to rethink the entire concept of the role of interpreter and equip interpreters to make informed decisions about how their presence effects consumers. GURIEC Webinar: Positioning Interpreting - The Concept of Role Space Questions addressed in this...
Suzanne Ehrlich, Ph.D. Signed Language Interpreting and Deaf Studies department at University of Cincinnati. During this two-part webinar, the participants explored two components of teaching and learning online. 8.A Conversion of Traditional to Online Learning Environments, 2012 8.B Learning Online: What's the Difference? Online Learning...
Suzanne Ehrlich, Ph.D. Signed Language Interpreting and Deaf Studies department at University of Cincinnati During this two-part webinar, the participants explored two components of teaching and learning online. 8.A Conversion of Traditional to Online Learning Environments , 2012 8.B Learning Online: What's the Difference? Online...
Position Statement on the Use of VRI Services in Hospitals Standard Practice Paper on Video Remote Interpreting. Standard Practice Paper on Video Relay Services Recommended Guidelines for VRI in American Sign Language (ASL) in the courtroom. Video Relay Interpreting Services in Victoria: An insight into...
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