Body Language Course on the Cardiovascular System

Four images shown with links underneath them from Body Language course home pageBody language is a critical skill when it comes to communicating in almost any language.  For novice interpreters, the CATIE Center is excited to offer a GTC Journey Track version of a course designed for you to take your skills to the next level in talking […]

2019-05-02T14:15:57-06:00May 2nd, 2019|

Assessing Your Work for an Individual Development Plan

Example of Assessments in GoReact with comments in ALL CAPS that are focused on assessing the interpretation.

Aim

To assess your interpretation in order to provide more focused goals for your professional development plan.

Time Required for Activity: 15-30 mins

Objective(s):

Interpreters will:

  1. Review an interpretation.
  2. Identify what key skills are present and/or lacking
  3. […]

2019-04-16T09:15:01-06:00April 9th, 2019|

Stimulated Recalls: Make Your Thinking Visible

Woman with grey hair sits by window pensively looking outside

Aim

To conduct a stimulated recall to identify what you were thinking during the interpretation process.

Time Required for Activity: 15-30 mins

Objective(s):

Interpreters will:

  1. Conduct a Think Aloud Protocol and record their thoughts.
  2. Review their thoughts and identify patterns.  

You can use this activity […]

2019-04-09T15:56:00-06:00April 9th, 2019|

Think Aloud Protocols: Make Your Thinking Visible

Woman with grey hair sits by window pensively looking outside

Aim

To conduct a think aloud protocol to identify patterns in your thinking

Time Required for Activity: 15-30 mins

Objective(s):

Interpreters will:

  1. Conduct a Think Aloud Protocol and record their thoughts.
  2. Review their thoughts and identify patterns.  

You can use this activity to address a […]

2019-04-08T18:14:51-06:00April 8th, 2019|

View “The Daily Moth”

The words Extralinguistic Knowledge written over a Graphic of an open book with a dog standing on page that is covered in grass and has a road on it.

Keep up with current events the U.S. and within deaf communities by watching The Deaf Moth.

From its web site’s “About Us” page:

The Daily Moth delivers news in video using American Sign […]

2019-04-08T17:37:10-06:00April 8th, 2019|

Texts for Baseline Interpretations

The texts below are provided for you to create a baseline interpretations for Individual Development plans. You can use other texts for this process.  These are simply designed to give you a starting point.  At the end of the monthly plan, you will re-interpret the text and see what progress you have made in improving the features that are targeted by […]

2019-04-09T15:17:25-06:00April 1st, 2019|

Life Kit: Get Out of Debt

4 stacks of quarters getting progressively taller moving to the right with a jar of coins on far right. A small plant is growing out of the top of each stack and jar.

This post has a link for three episodes on exercise from Life Kit, a series by National Public Radio.  NPR describes the series this way:

Tools to […]

2019-03-28T10:59:19-06:00March 28th, 2019|

Check Your Implicit Bias

The words Extralinguistic Knowledge written over a Graphic of an open book with a dog standing on page that is covered in grass and has a road on it. Build your extralinguistic knowledge by learning more about implicit bias.

Aim

To learn about implicit bias and understand how it affects you.

Time Required for Activity: 15 minutes

Objective(s):

Interpreters will:

2019-04-08T19:07:28-06:00March 28th, 2019|

Learn about Deafhood

The words Extralinguistic Knowledge written over a Graphic of an open book with a dog standing on page that is covered in grass and has a road on it.

Build your extralinguistic knowledge by learning more about Deafhood.

This post provides you with a series of videos from Paddy Ladd, the author of “Understanding Deaf Culture: In Search of Deafhood.”

Aim

2019-03-28T06:20:56-06:00March 28th, 2019|