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Technology Signs

Mar
12
Fri

There is a particular need to discuss perceptions of technology signs in our field to help prepare new interpreters who pursue careers in technology related fields. Technology Signs play an increasing role in teaching, interpreting, and learning in the classroom.

Voicing through missed Fingerspelling

Mar
26
Fri

Interpreters often struggle with receptive fingerspelling even when their general receptive and voicing skills are solid. Reading fingerspelling is a complex cognitive task that takes time to develop. This workshop helps interpreters understand the process involved in reading fingerspelling and then provides tools and tips for voicing through missed fingerspelling.

Advanced Voicing

Mar
27
Sat

For those who want to take their voicing skills to the next level with respect to conceptual matching. In this session, interpreters will view linguistically complex samples and will discuss effective English interpretations of those concepts, including voicing for classifier descriptions and complex grammatical constructions such as conditionals and topic-comment structures.

ASL Expressive Numbers

Apr
16
Fri

This workshop is designed to enable teachers, interpreters and ITP students to improve their fluency and clarity in expressive numbers skills. Introductory information about ASL Numbering rules to improve expressive skills includes understanding appropriate terminology associated with numbering, numbering conventions in ASL, recognition of common ASL number systems, and

Use of Signing Space in K-12 settings

Apr
30
Fri

The workshop will teach interpreters advanced methods of using space for ASL communication and interpretation. Participants will focus their attention on the use of referents, tokens, contrasting information, and emphasis of message based on visual-spatial relations. The presenter will demonstrate each technique, and then allow participants an opportunity to practice.

 

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