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The Importance of Breast Cancer Screening (Simultaneous Interpretation)

It was December 23rd 2009 when I found out that I had stage one breast cancer. West Med’s doctor Fou was so good about telling me my options. I felt because she is a woman, her compassion for her work helped me understand and deal with the life-changing news. Telling a patient that he or she has […]

By |2019-02-13T15:05:26+00:00February 13th, 2019|Resource Library, Depiction, Semantic Equivalence|Comments Off on The Importance of Breast Cancer Screening (Simultaneous Interpretation)

Working with Immigrants: Practicing Use of Space in Simultaneous Interpreting

A white man with short brown hair wearing a blue shirt stands in front of a grey background speaking. a White CATIE Center logo is in the lower right of the image. Developed by ASL Flurry 

Competencies Addressed

  • spatial structuring/discourse mapping
  • depiction in ASL
  • semantic equivalence
  • Taylor – Major Features
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By |2019-02-12T21:03:51+00:00February 12th, 2019|Resource Library, Depiction, Discourse Mapping, Semantic Equivalence|Comments Off on Working with Immigrants: Practicing Use of Space in Simultaneous Interpreting

Making Noise: Practicing Non-Manual Markers and Depiction through Re-Telling

A white woman with blonde hair pulled back in a pony tail wearing a black, button down shirt and a black coat signs in front of a blue/grey background. The CATIE Center logo is in the lower right corner of the video screen Developed by ASL Flurry 

Competencies Addressed

  • spatial structuring/discourse mapping
  • depiction in ASL
  • semantic […]
By |2019-02-12T20:32:11+00:00February 12th, 2019|Cultural Competency, Resource Library, Depiction, Discourse Mapping, Semantic Equivalence|Comments Off on Making Noise: Practicing Non-Manual Markers and Depiction through Re-Telling

Moving to America: Use of Space in Simultaneous Interpreting

A Filipino woman with black hair pulled up wearing a white necklace and black blouse speaks in front of a blue/grey background. The CATIE Center logo is in the lower right corner of the video screen Developed by ASL Flurry 

  • spatial structuring/discourse mapping
  • depiction in ASL
  • Taylor – Major […]
By |2019-02-12T13:32:29+00:00February 12th, 2019|Resource Library, Depiction, Discourse Mapping|Comments Off on Moving to America: Use of Space in Simultaneous Interpreting

Depiction, Blending, and Constructed Action …Oh, My!: A Presentation by Miako Rankin

Screen shot of presentation slide on the left half of image and a white woman with brown hair standing on the right part of the imageIn 2012, Dr. Miako Rankin presented on the topic of “Depiction, Blending, and Constructed Action..Oh My!” as part of Gallaudet University Regional Interpreter Education Center’s “ 2012 Online Learning Community.

The lecture is broken up into two […]

By |2019-02-12T10:54:44+00:00February 12th, 2019|Resource Library, Depiction|Comments Off on Depiction, Blending, and Constructed Action …Oh, My!: A Presentation by Miako Rankin

Interpreting Meaning: A Presentation by Miako Rankin

On left side of screen, title slide for "Interpreting Meaning: Part 3" On right side of screen, a white woman with long brown hair stands clasping her hands below her chin.In 2011, Dr. Miako Rankin presented on the topic of “Interpreting Meaning” as part of Gallaudet University Regional Interpreter Education Center’s “Moving Onward, Upward, and Beyond. Professional Development Series.

The lecture […]

By |2019-02-10T09:49:06+00:00February 10th, 2019|Resource Library, Semantic Equivalence|Comments Off on Interpreting Meaning: A Presentation by Miako Rankin

Six Mindfulness Activities

Two brown round rocks stacked on top of each otherActivity Summary: Interpreting is a process full of demands. Effectively managing stress is an importance skill for maintaining focus and composure. This activity is a series of practices you can use to develop your own mindfulness.

Developed by Doug Bowen-Bailey

Competencies Addressed:  Composure, Appearance & Health

Time Required for Activity: 5 – 20 mins

Objective: 

To maintain […]

By |2019-02-07T10:18:33+00:00February 7th, 2019|Resource Library|Comments Off on Six Mindfulness Activities

A Discussion on Translation Process for JASLL

Dr. Naomi Sheneman facilitated a conversation with Dr. Raychelle Harris and Benj Swindle about the process of translating an English article for the Journal of American Sign Languages & Literatures (JASLL.) You can view the conversation above. You can also review the source text and translations below.

Visual Description

The video above features three individuals having a conversation on Zoom.  In the beginning and end, […]

By |2019-02-07T10:11:27+00:00February 7th, 2019|Resource Library|Comments Off on A Discussion on Translation Process for JASLL

Building Cross-Cultural Competency in Simultaneous Interpreting

a brown-skinned man sits in a white chair wears a black short sleeved shirt and a bandana on his head - signing "Meet" Developed by ASL Flurry 

Competencies Addressed:

  • message coherence
  • spatial structuring/discourse mapping
  • depiction in ASL
  • semantic equivalence
  • Comprehension: ASL Discourse (Taylor, 2002)
    • Skill 13: ASL referencing is interpreted accurately (especially when gender is not […]
By |2019-02-05T20:59:06+00:00February 5th, 2019|Cultural Competency, Resource Library, Depiction, Message Coherence, Semantic Equivalence|Comments Off on Building Cross-Cultural Competency in Simultaneous Interpreting