Link to YouTube version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g1U-lGiCvVw
Discussion Partners: Peter and Sean
Peter and Sean discuss the challenges of making education equitable for all children.
- This conversation provides an opportunity to practice interpreting about how faculty and staff work with students beyond the classroom. Video may challenge the interpreter’s ability to comprehend a signer in low lighting and to regulate turn taking.
- This video is a discussion between a young school liaison staff member who is black and a white, older, Deaf man. They talk briefly about how diversity was represented in the classroom in the older man’s time. They spend most of the time discussing how students need to see people that look like them, meeting a diverse group of peers and the importance of “having a seat at the table”. The video is clear in both audio and visual sides. There is a lot of backchanneling from the Deaf speaker and that might cause difficulties for novice interpreters. There is even one total overlap for at least a full sentence. If focus is managing backchanneling, this is a great one.
About this Video
The interactive videos in this series were created in partnership during the Graduation to Certification program through a collaboration between the CATIE Center and the Duluth Branch of the NAACP. These unscripted conversations were interpreted by novice interpreters in the GTC program and the video was edited to the best of our ability to remove the interpretation to create practice material. There may be some legacies of the original interpretation such as repetition due to the original interpreter asking for clarification or sometimes all of the interpretation may not be edited out due to overlapping communication.