Part 2 – Strike a Pose – Online ASL Sign Language Webcast – March 23, 2013 – 0.3 PS CEUs


ASL Gumbo

Part 2 – Strike a Pose


 March 23, 2013

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (Central Time)

 0.3 PS CEUs

Cost: $35

“Models are metaphors: ways of seeing one set of behaviors in terms of some other. Of course interpreters are not, never have been, and never will be machines, but if we think of some of the good qualities of efficiently running machines, it is useful to make the analogy. Throughout our brief history we have attempted to better understand what it is we do, and how we should be doing it. As our skills and knowledge grow, we are better able to make appropriate choices.”

In this webcast we will be discussing the most popular models from both a historical and practical application. Which is the best? Which model is the right one? Which model serves our clients and our professionalism the best? So, strike a pose and lets look at the virtual application of these philosophies and see which one looks and functions best.

Participants will: 

Have a clear understanding of the various interpreting models used historically; will understand the appropriateness for selecting the best model to be used; and will have a working knowledge and practical application of why these ideas and concepts are important for interpreters and the clients we serve.

About the Presenter

David W. Hylan, Jr., MS, CI/CT, LA Level V

David Hylan holds a Master of Science degree in Deaf Education and a Bachelor of Science degree in Speech, both from Lamar University. He has been employed at the Betty and Leonard Phillips Deaf Action Center for the past 27 years and serves as the Center’s Executive Director. He has provided over 35 years of professional services as an interpreter and mentor. David is one of the founding members of the Louisiana Coalition of Service Providers and has provided interpreting services on the college level as well as in medical, legal and governmental situations. He holds RID Certifications, Certificate of Interpreting (CI) and a Certificate of Transliteration (CT), serves as an RID Local Test Administrator (LTA) and holds a State of Louisiana Level V certificate issued by the Louisiana Commission for the Deaf. He is a member of the National Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf and the Louisiana Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf. David has conducted workshops on the state and local level in the areas of sign language interpreter training, ethics and American Sign Language training. He has also taught courses in the area of deafness in postsecondary education situations.

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Contact:  Raydra Hall


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