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Deaf Perspective of K-12 Interpreting

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Professional Studies - 1.0 CEUs

This introductory course is designed to broaden educational interpreters' understanding and knowledge of deaf cultural perspectives of highlighted dimensions of K-12 educational interpreting.

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Professional Studies - 1.0 CEUs

This introductory course is designed to broaden educational interpreters' understanding and knowledge of deaf cultural perspectives of highlighted dimensions of K-12 educational interpreting. This added dimension will strengthen interpreters' ability to serve a broad range of deaf and hard-of-hearing students with varied communication needs. Selected topics include: communication modalities, interpreter demeanor, interpreter-student dynamics: helping vs advocating, interpreters' positioning in the classroom.

Course Objectives:

1) To introduce and sensitize interpreters to communication modalities, used by deaf and hard-of hearing students in a mainstream setting.

2) To introduce interpreters to cultural features of demeanor, including attire and behaviors in interpreting in a mainstream setting.

3) To introduce interpreters to dynamics of interaction and relationships in the mainstream setting.

4) To enhance interpreters awareness and understanding of helping and advocating deaf and hard of hearing students.

5) To sensitize interpreters to various positioning in different settings of interpreting.

To obtain CEU credit, the mandatory activities will ask for you to answer some multiple-choice questions, to draw some visualization maps, and to assess some video clips in text.

This workshop is presented in ASL.

Content Knowledge Level = Some

PLEASE NOTE - This is a streaming workshop and will become available immediately upon purchase.

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