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Show and Tell: Interpreting English in ASL

Presented By: Chanté J. Wilson M.Ed.
Date/Time: June 22nd 9am-12pm MT
RID CEUs: 0.3 PS
Presentation Language: ASL

Workshop Description:

Have you ever struggled to interpret English grammar lessons? Do you cringe when teachers get into the nitty gritty details of the English language? In this workshop we will discuss various approaches to interpreting English using ASL. This is especially effective when interpreting English or ESL classes. We will start with a quick review of a few well used learning theories followed by a discussion of techniques and approaches that can be employed when interpreting English class.

Workshop Objectives:

As a result of attending this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Describe at least 2 learning theories
  • Identify and depict English parts of speech in ASL
  • Explain how to effectively use space to set up an English sentence

    Presenter Bio:

    Chanté J. Wilson M.Ed. has been working as an interpreter since 2003. She has had the privilege of working in many interpreting settings including government, community, theatrical and medical though her favorite setting is higher education. She is also the proud founder of Zaboosh. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Linguistics and a Master's degree in Instructional Design and Educational Technology. Chanté is passionate about learning and can often be found tinkering with a new type of software, acquiring a new skill or scoping out her next educational endeavor. She also loves spending time with her amazingly supportive family.

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