WWeTIWeg-Certifying Interpreter Educators!

by Dr. Betsy Winston, Director Teaching Interpreter Educators and Mentors Center An Idea Whose Time Has Come Building on WYTIWYG acronym (What You Test Is What You Get: Sawyer 2004, p. 128[i]) I suggest that we, interpreter educators, need to embrace the concept and own it. We need to recognize that What We Test (actually […]

Advice: Connecting the Past to the Future

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Deaf Interpreting Students’ Reflections on CIT Conference

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Secretary’s Report February 2017

CIT Board Online Meeting February 28, 2017   The meeting was called to order at 6:00 pm Eastern Present: Leslie Greer, Jimmy Beldon, Jessica Bentley-Sassaman, Kim Kurz, Carole Lazorisak, Sarah Wheeler, Janis Cole, Becca Minor, and Patty Lessard President Greer: Welcome New Board members CCIE and CIT collaboration – Kim Kurz will be in contact […]

First-Ever Book on Deaf-Blindness Written by Deaf-Blind Writers

“Walk in My Shoes” First-Ever Book on Deaf-Blindness Written by Deaf-Blind Writers from Canada,  Mexico and the US “Walk in My Shoes” is an extraordinary collection of more than two dozen true life stories written by writers (including Laura Rough, Jenni Thompson, and Stephen Erhlich) who have Usher syndrome.  I’m one of them.   Our stories present compelling […]

Job: MSJCC – ASL Instructor

MT. SAN JACINTO COMMUNITY COLLEGE  Menifee, CA  invites applications for the position of: American Sign Language Instructor SALARY: $48,061.97 ­ $94,108.38 Annually CLOSING DATE: 03/13/17 For full job description and to apply please visit:  https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/msjc/jobs/1644011/american-sign-language-instructor?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs Mt. San Jacinto Community College District seeks an American Sign Language (ASL) Instructor to teach and develop courses in American […]

Open Access to IJIE

  The CIT Board of Directors has voted to allow open access to the International Journal of Interpreter Education.  One of the editors, Ineke Crezee, shared that having restricted access to the journal limits the number of citations that articles receive – and thus decrease the ranking of the journal in academic circles.  By providing open access, […]

Job: Tulsa CC – Asst Prof – ASL Education

Assistant Professor of American Sign Language Education Tulsa Community College Summary: As the primary function, the full-time faculty member serves as a catalyst in the learning process by keeping current in the chosen field, presenting course content in an organized and motivating manner, and responding to students as distinct individuals with varied interests, needs and […]

Job: Framingham State – Visiting Lecturer

Visiting Lecturer – American Sign Language Framingham State University About Framingham State University: Framingham State University is a vibrant comprehensive liberal arts institution located just 20 miles west of Boston. Framingham State University is committed to Inclusive Excellence through collaborative and sustainable partnerships with faculty, staff, students and the greater community. At FSU, we encourage […]