- February 4, 2017 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
“Incorporating Non-Manual Markers/Signals: Broaden your Understanding and Ability to Incorporate Non –Manual Markers Including Adverbs and Adjectives”
Trix Bruce, B.S.
Registration deadline Friday, January 27, 5:00 PM
This workshop has a focus on nonmanual signals, which are not distinctive “hand signs” yet are essential language morphemes. Interpreters will analyze and apply these grammatical markers, which involve eye and head movements, facial movements, and body postures rather than the use of “signs” as distinct lexical elements. This workshop will be presented in ASL.
- April 1, 2017 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
“Professional Development Planning: Deliberate Practice is Necessary to Improve EIPA Scores”
Frances J. Beaurivage, Manager EIPA Diagnostic Center, RID CI/CT
The EIPA provides interpreters with a wealth of information that can be utilized to inform your decisions about your personalized professional development plan (PDP). Participants will learn how to analyze the feedback from your EIPA report, and how to systematically make decisions about which skills need to be addressed before moving on to tackle more complex skill sets.