The Next Generation of Research in Interpreter Education

by Cynthia Roy, Betsy Winston, Paul Harrelson, Annie Marks, Chan Yi Hin, Jeremy Rodgers, Kimberly Bates, Kimberly Boeh, Stephen Fitzmaurice Abstract (View video abstract) A new generation of researchers is examining teaching practices and learner experiences integrating evidence-based research practices into education. Paul Harrelson, Annie Marks and Chan Yi-Hin provide a meta-review of evidence-based practices […]

Deaf Translation: Socio-Cultural Perspective

by Eileen Forestal, Janis Cole Abstract (View video abstract) There is limited research on Deaf translators and their approaches to translation. New research on Deaf translators will be shared which will support the argument that translation should be viewed through a socio-cultural perspective. Deaf translators provide that perspective through their formative experiences, language and cultural […]

Inter-Institutional Collaboration: Our Process

by Kim Bates, Stacey Storme, Kim B. Kurz Abstract (View video abstract) As one of the early (1980’s), and leading, programs in interpreter education, Johnson County Community College (JCCC) in Overland Park, KS, once again is taking a bold, innovative step in collaborating with The University of Kansas-Edwards Campus (KU-Edwards) to re-envision interpreter education for […]

Emotional Intelligence (EQ) and the Next Generation of Interpreters

by Sarah Lynn Wheeler, M.Ed.    Abstract (View video abstract)  For so long, interpreters operated for years under a language transfer model, which was largely associated with monological interpreting work. For so long the interpreting field has utilized pedagogical models which focus on on interpreting language and culture, and in some ways this model […]

Interpreting for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Emergent Signers in Academia

by Cami Miner Abstract A significant population of Deaf children born to hearing parents are raised to use lipreading and aids to access spoken English instead of communicating in ASL. If these individuals are exposed to and become late learners of ASL, they are called emergent signers. Emergent signers often use interpreters during their ASL […]

Research Studies in Interpreting and Communication Equity from MAISCE Graduates

by Erica Alley, Cheryl Gallon, Carly Fischbeck, Karen Brimm, Nancy Sullivan, Amanda David Abstract (View video abstract) The Master of Arts in Interpreting Studies and Communication Equity (MAISCE) at St. Catherine University explores the linguistic, political and organizational factors that shape communication in society. Students in the MAISCE online program apply this knowledge to the […]

A Case Study of a Deaf Interpreter Teaching Interpreting Process Courses

by Christopher Tester, Debbie Olsen, Rob Hills Abstract (View video abstract) In the United States, interpreter education programs have taken on the responsibility as gatekeepers for the interpreting and deaf community (Cokely, 2005, Hunt & Nicodemus, 2014, Webb, 2017). Further, the educational setting, k-12 and post-secondary education, is one of the most common area of […]

Reaching Ghanaian Interpreters through Ongoing Short-Term Training

by Elisa Maroney, Danile Fobi, Vicki Darden, Brenda Puhlman, Royce Carpenter, Halle Hamilton, Patrick Graham, Phinehas Dzeani, Virginia Dugo-Majolejo Abstract (View video abstract) In this presentation, the presenters will explain a project that explores collaboration between and among interpreters and interpreter educators from Ghana, the United States, and the United Kingdom. They will describe the […]