#100 Politics and Equality

Link to YouTube version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tyHfmb10BsM

Time: 14:52

Discussion Partners: Michele and Stephan

Video Description

Stephan and Michele discuss different issues around politics and equality.

Reviewer Notes

  • This is a conversation between two people discussing the current state of political and racial affairs in America.

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The interactive videos […]

2022-01-19T17:27:56-06:00January 6th, 2022|

#99 Football

Link to YouTube version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OexKusiQB2g

Time: 15:21

Discussion Partners: Jenny and Henry

Video Description

Jenny and Henry talk about their favorite pro football and baseball teams, and Henry’s enthusiasm for the KC Chiefs.

Reviewer Notes

  • Some knowledge of sports will be helpful for interpretation.
  • Pace of the dialogue is easily manageable.
  • Little prep information is needed.
  • Great for practicing facial expressions/non manual markers: English/ASL interpretations.
  • More English/ASL interpretation than ASL/English.

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2022-01-19T17:29:20-06:00January 6th, 2022|

#97 Stephan’s Brother

Link to YouTube version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kcMx314i7zs

Time: 3:24

Discussion Partners: Vyron and Stephan

Video Description

Vyron meets and talks with Stephan’s brother.

Reviewer Notes

  • Two men discuss having a positive attitude and hitting life face-forward.

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About this Video

The interactive videos in this series were created in partnership during the Graduation […]

2022-01-19T17:29:46-06:00January 6th, 2022|

#84 Restaurant Workers and POC Businesses

Link to YouTube version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hFpvPFQUs_c

Time: 13:39

Discussion Partners: Daniel and Henry

Video Description

Daniel and Henry talk about Daniel’s work in a restaurant, and the need for more POC businesses in Duluth.

Reviewer Notes

  • This scenario jumps across three topics: what they are doing on their day off; Henry finding an out of the way Filipino restaurant and the goal of supporting small POC businesses. The final topic shift is […]
2022-01-19T17:35:53-06:00January 5th, 2022|

#69 Teaching Experiences

Link to YouTube version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=of0MT6f-6w4

Time: 1:48

Discussion Partners: Bradley and Jim

Video Description

Bradley and Jim share their experiences in teaching.

Reviewer Notes

  • In this short exchange, Jim shares some teaching experiences and shares his view on the nature of teaching. This video is 90 percent in spoken English with one short interactive exchange.

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2022-01-19T17:39:06-06:00January 5th, 2022|

#42 Stories of Traveling

Link to YouTube version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gQLsiuPFVsU

Time: 10:33

Discussion Partners: Patricia and Peter

Video Description

Patricia and Peter discuss stories of their respective families and travel.

Reviewer Notes

  • Names of cities outside of the US are mentioned, and fingerspelling is repeated patiently. Features of travel locations and family experiences are shared. The hearing speaker is low-key, speaking at a medium to slow pace.
  • This is an appropriate video for a beginning/intermediate student […]
2022-01-19T17:44:39-06:00January 4th, 2022|

#29 Discussing Photography – Part 2

Link to YouTube version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8uxBsxisbcQ

Time: 12:02

Discussion Partners: Vyron and Sean

Video Description

Vyron and Sean continue their conversation about photography. This the second of two discussions they have; the first conversation is video #28.

Reviewer Notes

  • Sean and Vyron continue their talk on photography and light. This is good practice for voicing use of 3-d space in signing. Easy pace, low risk.
  • This video would be good for an […]
2022-01-19T17:48:59-06:00January 4th, 2022|

#24 Experiences Raising Sons

Link to YouTube version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OYRD_3JkCgQ

Time: 11:49

Discussion Partners: Ryan and Judy

Video Description

Ryan asks Judy about her experiences of raising two sons. Please note: this video cuts off in the middle of the conversation.

Reviewer Notes

  • Judy tells Ryan stories about raising her two sons. Great example of a spoken English narrative and the linear story telling of English speakers.
  • A great video to focus on English to ASL […]
2022-01-19T17:50:40-06:00January 4th, 2022|

#20 Challenges in Education

Link to YouTube version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g1U-lGiCvVw

Time: 13:58

Discussion Partners: Peter and Sean

Video Description

Peter and Sean discuss the challenges of making education equitable for all children.

Reviewer Notes

  • 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 […]
2022-01-19T17:52:11-06:00January 3rd, 2022|

#2 – Visual Arts & Painting in Duluth

Link to YouTube version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uqGsc4zET-o

Time: 14:40

Discussion Partners: Daniel and Stephan

Video Description

This video was filmed in summer of 2020 and includes Daniel and Stephan, two people based in Duluth, Minnesota discussing art. Daniel asks Stephan about his experience with painting and the artwork that he creates. The discussion includes references to the events of that summer including the killing of George Floyd and COVID-19.

Reviewer Notes

  • This scenario […]
2022-01-19T17:55:32-06:00January 3rd, 2022|