CALL FOR TEACHING TEAMS
Skill Development Track
Hello! I am Anna Witter-Merithew, RID Interim Executive Director. On behalf of RID HQ and the Board of Directors, I would like to extend a personal invitation for teaching teams for the skills track of the 2017 LEAD Together Conference. This call officially opens with this announcement and closes Tuesday, February 28th. Selections and notifications will be made by March 10th, 2017.
This call for teaching teams seeks proposals from Deaf-Deaf or Deaf-hearing teams who will conduct either 3-hour or 6-hour training sessions that engage participants in hands-on skill development activities focused on one of the following topics.
- Pronominalization in ASL
- Depiction in ASL
- ASL Semantics
- Spatial structuring/Discourse mapping
- Achieving semantic equivalence
- Message coherence
- Receptive fingerspelling
Skills to be addressed were determined based on data collected from NIC performance exam data, diagnostic assessment data available from the National Consortium of Interpreter Education Centers