S.M.A.R.T. Goal Generator

The word GOAL with the O as a target and a dart sticking in the middle of the O

This tool is designed to assist you in creating S.M.A.R.T. Goals that are:

  • Specific/Strategic
  • Measurable
  • Achievable
  • Relevant (or Results-bound)
  • Time-Bound

The form below guides you through a series of questions to help make sure your goal provides you the focus needed for success. Below […]

2019-07-03T10:30:33-06:00July 3rd, 2019|

Interpreting Models: A Historical Overview

Naomi Sheneman provides a historical overview of interpreting models, an introduction to the idea of interpreting roles and how that can be problematic.

Title Screen: grey background with the title “Interpreting Models by Naomi Sheneman, Ph.D. & CDI”  Naomi appears as a white woman with long black hair.  She is wearing a black sweater and necklace with purple beads and stands in front of […]

2019-06-26T14:34:33-06:00June 26th, 2019|

A CDI’s Experience with the Colonomos Model

Jesus Remigio explains about his experience with CRP that is also known as the Colonomos Model.

Title Screen: grey background with the title “A Certified Deaf Interpreter’s Experience with the Colonomos Model by Jesus Remigio.”  Jesus Remigio, a Latinx man with light brown skin wearing glasses with black rim and a blue shirt with two buttons, is sitting in front of a light green […]

2019-06-26T14:20:16-06:00June 26th, 2019|

A DI Perspective on The Cokely Model

Jimmy Beldon explains about the Cokely model and how understanding it can be beneficial for deaf interpreters.

Title Screen: grey background with the title “The Cokely Model for Deaf Interpreters by Jimmy Beldon.”  Jimmy Beldon stands in front of a dark grey background.  He is a white man with blond-grey hair parted in the middle wearing black glasses with a goatee.  He is wearing […]

2019-06-26T14:25:50-06:00June 26th, 2019|

Practicing the Gish approach

Jerrin George explains how to do an activity practicing the Gish approach to information as his explanation of the Gish Model. If you have not seen that video, please click here.

The steps to the video are listed below in the toggles.

Jerrin George, a brown man with black short hair, beard, and a moustache, sits in front of a dark purple wall, wearing […]

2019-06-26T14:27:08-06:00June 26th, 2019|

A DI Perspective on The Gish Model

Jerrin George explains how the Gish Approach to Information Processing can help deaf interpreters manage the amount of information they need to process when interpreting.

Title Screen: grey background with the title “The Gish Model by Jerrin George.”  Jerrin George sits in front of brown wood wall.  He has short black hair, beard, and moustache.  He has brown skin and is wearing a light […]

2019-06-26T14:28:13-06:00June 26th, 2019|

DI Practice: A Visiting Nurse

This interpreting assignment is for an appointment with a home healthcare nurse who is visiting a deafblind person.   The feed from the hearing interpreter is through a video remote connection.

First, try interpreting the situation first.  Then, click the toggle below to visit the interpretation by a CDI.

This video shows the interpretation by the CDI during the filming of […]

2019-06-20T14:58:06-06:00June 20th, 2019|