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The Value of Networking for the Developing Sign Language Interpreter

The Value of Networking for the Developing Sign Language Interpreter | Supporting Educational Interpreters | Scoop.it

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In order for students to be successful sign-language interpreters, prior to graduating it is critical that they develop a relationship with both the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community (DHHC) and current-working professionals within the...

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Marginalization Within the Sign Language Interpreting Profession: Where is the Deaf Perspective? | Street Leverage

Marginalization Within the Sign Language Interpreting Profession: Where is the Deaf Perspective? | Street Leverage | Supporting Educational Interpreters | Scoop.it
Nancy Bloch shares the importance of sign language interpreters both welcoming and partnering with the Deaf community in order to transform the sign language interpreting profession.
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Deaf people need to be not only welcomed but invited to the decision making tables of the interpreting field.

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Psychological Approaches to Translation: Eye Tracking and New Frontiers | School of Humanities and Languages | UNSW Australia

Psychological Approaches to Translation: Eye Tracking and New Frontiers | School of Humanities and Languages | UNSW Australia | Supporting Educational Interpreters | Scoop.it
Interpreting Translation SeminarAbstract: Research into translation has enjoyed consistent growth and diversity in recent years, especially with the adoption of quantitative tools, concepts, and metho
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Another great opprotunity for some free PD

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#Doable: Creating Safe Spaces for Sign Language Interpreters | Street Leverage

#Doable: Creating Safe Spaces for Sign Language Interpreters | Street Leverage | Supporting Educational Interpreters | Scoop.it
Jean Miller offers suggestions on how to create safe spaces for sign language interpreters to connect and discuss the work.
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This is incredibly important in educational settings!

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Treachery: Why Sign Language Interpreters Don’t Correct Each Other’s Work | Street Leverage

Treachery: Why Sign Language Interpreters Don’t Correct Each Other’s Work | Street Leverage | Supporting Educational Interpreters | Scoop.it
Darren Byrne suggests that there is an unspoken code among sign language interpreters that views the correcting of a fellow interpreter's work an act of treachery.
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If there is one thing that we should take from the incident at the memorial service for Nelson Mandela it is that real access is more than the appearance of access; so qualified or not, the interpretation must be working. 

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Interpreting & Translation Symposium -

Interpreting & Translation Symposium - | Supporting Educational Interpreters | Scoop.it
Resgister for the EventThe need to improve quality of court interpreting in domestic courts is a subject of ongoing discussion amongst a vast community of stakeholders worldwide: interpreters, court a
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Register for this free Symposium.  Uni of NSW sponsor this series and they are ALWAYS interesting and pertinent.  I know it is not strictly for Educational Interpreters but I strongly recommend registering.

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Tribal Communication: Evolving Expectations in the Field of Sign Language Interpreting | Street Leverage

Tribal Communication: Evolving Expectations in the Field of Sign Language Interpreting | Street Leverage | Supporting Educational Interpreters | Scoop.it
Dora Veith suggests the lens of tribal communication offers insight on how to improve communication between sign language interpreters and the organizations that support them.
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Tribal vs Container Communication...or can we use the best of both?

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Mental Health Settings: Are Sign Language Interpreters at Risk? | Street Leverage

Mental Health Settings: Are Sign Language Interpreters at Risk? | Street Leverage | Supporting Educational Interpreters | Scoop.it
Barry Critchfield suggests that the health and well-being of the sign language interpreter working in mental health settings is often overlooked.
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5 Surefire Steps to Overcoming Skill Plateau For Sign Language Interpreters | Street Leverage

5 Surefire Steps to Overcoming Skill Plateau For Sign Language Interpreters | Street Leverage | Supporting Educational Interpreters | Scoop.it
Diane Lynch shares 5 steps that every sign language interpreter can take to overcome plateauing skills and to be more deliberate in their practice.
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5 Steps to imporve permormance

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Zoom 2012: Crossing the Divide | BSL Zone

Zoom 2012: Crossing the Divide | BSL Zone | Supporting Educational Interpreters | Scoop.it
Relationships across the religious divide in Northern Ireland
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Stephanie Feyne | Authenticity: The Impact of a Sign Language Interpreter's Choices | Street Leverage

Stephanie Feyne | Authenticity: The Impact of a Sign Language Interpreter's Choices | Street Leverage | Supporting Educational Interpreters | Scoop.it
Stephanie Feyne's StreetLeverage - Live | Atlanta talk explores how the choices made by sign language interpreters affect the perception of Deaf people.
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Very insightful article regarding the impact of interpreter choices.

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Will Sign Language Interpreters Recognize Their Own Reflection? | Street Leverage

Will Sign Language Interpreters Recognize Their Own Reflection? | Street Leverage | Supporting Educational Interpreters | Scoop.it
Brandon Arthur uses the StreetLeverage coverage of the 2013 RID conference as a backdrop to encourage sign language interpreters to consider their contributions to the field.
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From our friends at Street Leverage:

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Project MUSE - Patterns of Classroom Discourse in an Integrated, Interpreted Elementary School Setting

Project MUSE - Patterns of Classroom Discourse in an Integrated, Interpreted Elementary School Setting | Supporting Educational Interpreters | Scoop.it
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The purpose of this study was to describe the patterns of classroom discourse experienced by an integrated deaf child with full-time interpreting services in an elementary setting

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Inclusive instruction and learning for deaf students in postsecondary education.

Inclusive instruction and learning for deaf students in postsecondary education. | Supporting Educational Interpreters | Scoop.it
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This article explores how students who are deaf and their instructors experience mainstream college classes

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Stepping Out of the Shadows of Invisibility: Toward a Deeper Conceptualization of the Role of Sign Language Interpreters | Street Leverage

Stepping Out of the Shadows of Invisibility: Toward a Deeper Conceptualization of the Role of Sign Language Interpreters | Street Leverage | Supporting Educational Interpreters | Scoop.it
Anna's talk at StreetLeverage – Live 2013 in Atlanta, GA examined how sign language interpreters tend to approach role conception, definition and implementation from an interpreter-centric perspective.
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Examines how interpreters tend to approach role conception, definition and implementation from an  interpreter-centric perspective.

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International Collaboration: Should Sign Language Interpreters Do More? | Street Leverage

International Collaboration: Should Sign Language Interpreters Do More? | Street Leverage | Supporting Educational Interpreters | Scoop.it
Debra Russell encourages international collaboration among sign language interpreters to foster the sign language interpreting profession across the globe.
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This one is from the archives of Street Leverage.  Worth considering joining WASLI for $20 a year to assist in fostering our profession.

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The Interprenaut Launchpad

The Interprenaut Launchpad | Supporting Educational Interpreters | Scoop.it

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Always so many great links in this newsletter.  Particularly read Inspiration 8 about Gallaudet Uni.

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Identity Presentation: How Sign Language Interpreters Do It With Integrity | Street Leverage

Identity Presentation: How Sign Language Interpreters Do It With Integrity | Street Leverage | Supporting Educational Interpreters | Scoop.it
Robert Lee examines the impact of the identity presentation of sign language interpreters on interpreted interactions.
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Discusses both how we see our own identities as well as how we are seen by the Deaf and hearing people with which we work. 

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Cooperation Strengthens Sign Language Interpreter Education Programs | Street Leverage

Cooperation Strengthens Sign Language Interpreter Education Programs | Street Leverage | Supporting Educational Interpreters | Scoop.it
Damita Boyd suggests cross-pollination and cooperation will strengthen sign language interpreter education programs and create better outcomes for interpreters.
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Blog - Getting Equal

Blog - Getting Equal | Supporting Educational Interpreters | Scoop.it
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A really interesting perspective

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How Do Sign Language Interpreters Avoid Mentoring’s Dodgy Undertow? | Street Leverage

How Do Sign Language Interpreters Avoid Mentoring’s Dodgy Undertow? | Street Leverage | Supporting Educational Interpreters | Scoop.it
Lynne Wiesman suggests mentorship in the field of sign language interpreting has a dodgy undertow and she offers suggestions for practitioners on how to avoid it.
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Has An Identity Crisis Immobilized The Field of Sign Language Interpreting? | Street Leverage

Has An Identity Crisis Immobilized The Field of Sign Language Interpreting? | Street Leverage | Supporting Educational Interpreters | Scoop.it
Do sign language interpreters believe they are the only ones who “understand” their work? Stacey Storme suggests this perspective is part of an active crisis w/in the field.
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Thought provoking...

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#Doable: How Sign Language Interpreters Restore Relationships With The Deaf Community | Street Leverage

#Doable: How Sign Language Interpreters Restore Relationships With The Deaf Community | Street Leverage | Supporting Educational Interpreters | Scoop.it
Tammy Richards offers suggestions on how sign language interpreters can restore and fortify their relationship with the Deaf community.
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The challenge of uniting the Deaf and interpreting communities.

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What Can Groupies Teach Sign Language Interpreters About Social Networking? | Street Leverage

Wing Butler shares an insiders view of the StreetLeverage story to demonstrate the power of social networking within the sign language interpreting profession.
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Also from Street leverage: Social Networking

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Learning via Direct and Mediated Instruction by Deaf Students

Learning via Direct and Mediated Instruction by Deaf Students | Supporting Educational Interpreters | Scoop.it
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Four experiments investigated classroom learning by deaf college students receiving lectures from instructors signing for themselves or using interpreters.

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Project MUSE - Comprehension of Sign Language Interpreting: Deciphering a Complex Task Situation

Project MUSE - Comprehension of Sign Language Interpreting: Deciphering a Complex Task Situation | Supporting Educational Interpreters | Scoop.it
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Three experiments reported here examine deaf students’ comprehension of interpreting in American Sign Language and English-based signing (transliteration) as a function of their sign language skills and preferences

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