Advances In Teaching Sign Language Interpreters

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Author: Cynthia B. Roy
Edition: 1st Edition
Year: 2005
Language: English
ISBN 13: 9781563683206
Publisher: Gallaudet University Press
ISBN 10: 1563683202
Pages: 225
File: PDF
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Advances In Teaching Sign Language Interpreters

Ebook Advances in Teaching Sign Language Interpreters. Picking up where Innovative Practices in Teaching Sign Language Interpreters left off, this new collection presents the best new interpreter teaching techniques proven in action by the eminent contributors assembled here. In the first chapter, Dennis Cokely discusses revising curricula in the new century based upon experiences at Northeastern UniversityJeffrey E. Davis delineates how to teach observation techniques to interpreters, while Elizabeth Winston and Christine Monikowski suggest how discourse mapping can be considered the Global Positioning System of translation.

Ebook Advances in Teaching Sign Language Interpreters

In other chapters, Laurie Swabey proposes ways to handle the challenge of referring expressions for interpreting students, and Melanie Metzger describes how to learn and recognize what interpreters do in interaction. Jemina Napier contributes information on training interpreting students to identify omission potential. Robert G. Lee explains how to make the interpreting process come alive in the classroom. Mieke Van Herreweghe discusses turn-taking and turn-yielding in meetings with Deaf and hearing participants in her contribution. Anna-Lena Nilsson defines “false friends,” or how the contextually incorrect use of facial expressions with certain signs in Swedish Sign Language can be detrimental influences on interpreters. The final chapter by Kyra Pollitt and Claire Haddon recommends retraining interpreters in the art of telephone interpreting, completing Advances in Teaching Sign Language Interpreters as the new authoritative volume in this vital communication profession.

Dennis Cokely discusses revising curricula in the new century based upon experiences at Northeastern University.

  • Jeffrey E. Davis delineates how to teach interpreters observation techniques.
  • Elizabeth Winston and Christine Monikowski suggest how discourse mapping can be considered the Global Positioning System of translation.
  • Laurie Swabey proposes ways to handle the challenge of referring expressions.
  • Melanie Metzger describes how to learn and recognize what interpreters do in interaction.
  • Jemina Napier contributes information on training interpreting students to identify omission potential.
  • Robert G. Lee explains how to make the interpreting process come alive.
  • Mieke Van Herreweghe discusses turn-taking and turn-yielding in meetings with Deaf and hearing participants.
  • Anna-Lena Nilsson defines “false friends,” or how the contextually incorrect use of facial expressions with certain Swedish Sign Language signs can be detrimental influences.
  • Kyra Pollitt and Claire Haddon provide recommendations on retraining interpreters in the art of telephone interpreting.

The Advances in Teaching Sign Language Interpreters eBook is the latest edition of the collection, which was originally published in 2004. Picking up where Innovative Practices in Teaching Sign Language Interpreters left off, this new collection presents the best new interpreter teaching techniques proven in action by the eminent contributors assembled here. In the first chapter, Dennis Cokely discusses revising curricula in the new century based upon experiences at Northeastern University. Jeffrey E. Davis delineates how to teach observation techniques to interpreters, while Elizabeth Winston and Christine Monikowski suggest how discourse mapping can be considered the Global Positioning System of translation. The book also includes a resource list for teaching materials, workshops, conferences, and other resources for interpreters who are interested in teaching or would like to enhance their skillset.

Picking up where Innovative Practices in Teaching Sign Language Interpreters left off, this new collection presents the best new interpreter teaching techniques proven in action by the eminent contributors assembled here. In the first chapter, Dennis Cokely discusses revising curricula in the new century based upon experiences at Northeastern University. Jeffrey E. Davis delineates how to teach observation techniques to interpreters, while Elizabeth Winston and Christine Monikowski suggest how discourse mapping can be considered the Global Positioning System of translation. This book is a must-have for any interpreter who wants to stay ahead of the curve and set themselves apart from other sign language interpreters.

Advances in Teaching Sign Language Interpreters is an eBook that covers everything from curriculum development to observation skills and discourse mapping. It’s a must-read for interpreters and teachers of the deaf.

This eBook provides cutting-edge techniques for teaching sign language interpreters. With contributions from experts in the field, this book offers practical advice on how to revise curricula in the new century, observe classroom instruction, and more.

Teaching sign language interpreters has evolved in recent years. The Innovative Practices in Teaching Sign Language Interpreters book, published in 2008, was the first to bring together leading interpreter educators and scholars to explore these new developments. Now this new collection presents the best new interpreter teaching techniques proven in action by the eminent contributors assembled here. In the first chapter, Dennis Cokely discusses revising curricula in the new century based upon experiences at Northeastern University. Jeffrey E. Davis delineates how to teach observation techniques to interpreters, while Elizabeth Winston and Christine Monikowski suggest how discourse mapping can be considered the Global Positioning System of translation.

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Author: Cynthia B. Roy
Edition: 1st Edition
Year: 2005
Language: English
ISBN 13: 9781563683206
Publisher: Gallaudet University Press
ISBN 10: 1563683202
Pages: 225
File: PDF
Digital Delivery: Downloadable File

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