Immersion Events for Novice Interpreters

ASL Version of Description

Immersive learning experiences for novice interpreters provide opportunities for authentic, deliberate, and reflective practice. This resource from the Graduation to Certification (GTC) project from the CATIE Center at St. Catherine University is divided in two parts.  The first section focuses on information for people planning an immersion. It gives some of the evidence behind why […]

2022-01-19T14:09:13-06:00December 16th, 2021|

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|

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|

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|

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|

Free Modules from DBInterpreting Project

DeafBlind Interpreting National Training & Resource Center logo

This month, we are highlighting resources from another RSA project that has produced resources which beneficial for people on the journey to becoming CDIs.

2022-01-19T19:17:31-06:00August 30th, 2021|

Justice in July: A Canvas Course

Photo of a black man wearing a black hoodie posted in a bus stop next to a poster with the words Justice for George Floyd

The CATIE Center at St. Catherine University is about 5 miles from the site in Minneapolis where George Floyd was killed in May. Like many organizations and individuals, we have been wrestling with how best to respond […]

2022-01-19T19:30:20-06:00June 29th, 2020|
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