Using Prediction Skills in Testimony re: VRI in Medical Settings

Developed by Mark Halley

Competencies Addressed:  Cultural competency , prediction Skills, Comprehension: ASL discourse

Time Required for Activity: 10 mins

Objective: 

To use background knowledge and cultural competency to predict content in an ASL text.

In this video, Ronald Hartman provides testimony to a government official about his […]

By | 2018-07-12T16:46:11+00:00 July 12th, 2018|Language focus, Comprehension: ASL Lexicon, Comprehension: ASL Discourse, Knowledge-Lean, ASL to English, Activity, Hearing interpreter, Novice, 10 mins, Cultural Competency, Prediction|Comments Off on Using Prediction Skills in Testimony re: VRI in Medical Settings

Analyzing facial expression and non-manual signal markers in “Teacher: Making a Difference”

Example from 0:13-0:14: NMS indicate an emotion related to JOINING

Example from 00:25-00:38: Simms uses facial expression in line with her ASL sentence to highlight an emotional aspect of the scene – where she as a teacher tries to approach a little boy but he refuses […]

By | 2018-07-09T23:34:29+00:00 July 9th, 2018|Language focus, ASL Lexicon, ASL Grammar, Comprehension: ASL Lexicon, Activity, Hearing interpreter, Novice, 10 mins|Comments Off on Analyzing facial expression and non-manual signal markers in “Teacher: Making a Difference”

Learning about ASL Semantics “Sexist Sign?”

Developed by Mark Halley

Competencies Addressed:  ASL semantics

Time Required for Activity: 10 mins

Objective: 

To learn about ASL semantics of a particular ASL sign and consider how to interpret discussion of this sign into English.

In this short video, Jay Krieger asks whether a particular ASL sign is sexist. […]

By | 2018-07-12T20:53:24+00:00 April 20th, 2018|Language focus, Comprehension: ASL Lexicon, Knowledge-Lean, ASL to English, Activity, Hearing interpreter, Novice, 10 mins, Cultural Competency, Semantic Equivalence|Comments Off on Learning about ASL Semantics “Sexist Sign?”

Learning about fingerspelling in “Meet Roberta Cordano, The First Female, Deaf President Of Gallaudet University”

Developed by Mark Halley

Competencies Addressed:  Fingerspelling, Comprehension: ASL lexicon

Time Required for Activity: 10 mins

Objective: To improve fingerspelling reception from an ASL text.

In this video, Roberta “Bobbi” Cordano is interviewed about being the president of Gallaudet University.

Prediction

You will watch a video in which […]

By | 2018-07-12T19:10:58+00:00 October 4th, 2017|Language focus, Comprehension: ASL Lexicon, Knowledge-Lean, Activity, Hearing interpreter, Novice, 10 mins, Fingerspelling|Comments Off on Learning about fingerspelling in “Meet Roberta Cordano, The First Female, Deaf President Of Gallaudet University”

Developing cultural competency and prediction skills in “Hartman, Ronald”

In this 2:37 video, Ronald Hartman provides testimony to a government official about his experience using Video Relay Interpreting (VRI) in a medical setting.

Activity developed by Mark Halley

Competencies Addressed:  Cultural competency and other (prediction skills)

Time Required for Activity: 10 mins

Objective(s): To use background knowledge and cultural competency […]

By | 2017-10-18T23:34:07+00:00 September 20th, 2017|Activity, Hearing interpreter, Novice, 10 mins, Cultural Competency|Comments Off on Developing cultural competency and prediction skills in “Hartman, Ronald”

Identifying Fingerspelling in “The NAD Responds to Charlottesville”

In this video, Howard Rosenblum, CEO of the National Association of the Deaf, speaks on behalf of the NAD in response to the violence in Charlottesville in August 2017.   You will predict, watch, and then review the fingerspelled words in the video.  

Activity developed by Mark […]

By | 2017-10-18T23:43:54+00:00 September 20th, 2017|Activity, Hearing interpreter, Novice, 10 mins, Fingerspelling|Comments Off on Identifying Fingerspelling in “The NAD Responds to Charlottesville”