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Effective Learning and Practice

ASL Version of Description

These online modules contain videos and activities to support novice interpreters in understanding effective strategies for learning and practice.  The course introduces the concept of deliberate practice and how important it is for interpreters. Information and activities about deliberate practice is mixed in with information from Peter Brown, author of Make it Stick: […]

2022-01-31T13:38:08-06:00December 15th, 2021|

Activities for Resilience and Reflection

ASL Version of Description

In supporting participants in the GTC cohort, the CATIE Center created weekly activities which included those focused on building novice interpreters’ ability to maintain composure during interpreting as well as to be more reflective in their practice.  This module is a collection of those activities that can be incorporated into other learning experiences.  

This […]

2022-01-19T14:19:22-06:00December 14th, 2021|

Translation Strategies: ASL to English

ASL Version of Description

Translation is a skill that is important for both developing competency in interpreting as well as a skill that is needed in ongoing practice. This module provides support to novice interpreters in considering approaches to translating texts from ASL video to written English.  The resource includes both explanations of processes and the theories behind different […]

2022-01-31T13:45:25-06:00December 14th, 2021|

Perspectives from Deaf People of Color on History of Interpreting and RID


Jerrin George moderates a panel discussion on the history of interpreting and RID with the following panelists: Ritchie Bryant, Linda Carroll, Cynthia Napier & Roberto Sandoval.

The initial video slide reads, “Perspectives from Deaf People of Color on the History of Interpreting and RID” Second line reads, “Ritchie Bryant, Linda Carroll, Cynthia Napier & Roberto Sandoval. Moderated by Jerrin […]

2022-02-14T13:38:10-06:00December 14th, 2021|

Deaf Perspectives on the History of Interpreting and RID


Jerrin George moderates a panel discussion on the history of interpreting and RID with the following panelists: MJ Bienvenu, Ritchie Bryant, Linda Carroll, Eileen Forestal, Dan Langholtz, Rachel Naiman, Cynthia Napier, Naomi Sheneman, Hartmut Teuber, and Phyllis Wilcox.

Initial video slide reads, “Deaf Perspective on the History of Interpreting and RID” A Panel Discussion.

Jerrin George’s Visual Description: […]

2022-02-14T13:31:56-06:00December 14th, 2021|

Month-Long Plan on Fingerspelled Word Recognition, Classifiers and Composure

ASL Version of Description

This resource is a series of activities designed to demonstrate how a novice interpreter can create an individual development plan with the principle of mixed practice, a strategy shown by cognitive science research to be a strategy for successful learning.  These activities focus on three skills that are common growth areas for novice interpreters:

2022-01-19T14:25:08-06:00December 14th, 2021|

Listen Well: Engaging Black Deaf Perspectives

ASL Version of Description

This is a collection of resources with Black Deaf Perspectives in both video and written formats.  Originally created in 2020 and updated in 2021, the CATIE Center collaborated with the Black Deaf Center to curate these resources to provide novice interpreters with an opportunity to engage with a variety of Black Deaf perspectives.  For updated […]

2022-01-19T14:27:05-06:00December 13th, 2021|

GTC Individual Development Planning Resources

ASL Version of Description

This resource contains different versions of an Individual Development planning process for novice ASL-English interpreters to create a plan for their own professional development as part of the Graduation to Certification project.  There are also explanations in both English and ASL for how the process works.  The documents are available in a variety of forms […]

2022-01-19T14:29:47-06:00December 8th, 2021|

Body Language: Interpreting about the Cardiovascular system for Deaf Interpreters

ASL Version of Description

“Body Language: Interpreting about the Cardiovascular System for Deaf Interpreters” process provides resources to practice and translation about the following topics:  blood pressure, heart attack, aneurysms, angiograms/angioplasty, atrial fibrillation, and the cardiovascular system as a whole.  For each topic, participants work on the following skills: doing a prediction activity to prepare to think about the […]

2022-01-19T14:32:07-06:00December 8th, 2021|

Body Language: Talking about the Cardiovascular system in ASL for Hearing Interpreters

Description in ASL

“Body Language: Talking about the Cardiovascular System in ASL for Hearing Interpreters” process provides resources to learn about the following topics:  blood pressure, heart attack, aneurysms, angiograms/angioplasty, atrial fibrillation, and the cardiovascular system as a whole.  Resources are provided in written English with diagrams as well as ASL sample explanations.  Participants use a three-step process to […]

2022-01-19T14:35:37-06:00December 1st, 2021|