Using an ASL Model to Improve Your Interpretation

Presented By: Chanté J. Wilson
Date/Time: Oct 20, 2023 1-4pm MT
RID CEUs: 0.3 PS
Presentation Language: ASL

Workshop Description:

Deliberate practice has become a buzz phrase in the world of interpreting over the last decade. We know that purposely and deliberately practicing a specific skill is one of the best ways to see improvement. This workshop will draw on recent research to build a case for using more ASL models in your deliberate practice. We will talk about the findings of some recent research, discuss the advantages to using an ASL model and practice using an ASL model in our deliberate practice.

Workshop Objectives:

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

  • Describe recent research findings on using an ASL Model
  • List at least 3 advantages to using an ASL Model
  • Demonstrate how to practice specific interpreting skills using an ASL Model


              Presenter Bio:

              Chanté J. Wilson 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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