2014 ASL Immersion Silent Weekend at Western Oregon University
|Program Dates: July 25-27, 2014Program Description: If you are looking for worthwhile workshops, great entertainment, and a chance to sharpen your skills, then this immersion experience is for you!
This will be the 6th year of the ASL Immersion Silent Weekend. This is a skill development activity over three days, conducted completely in ASL. This event brings on average 120 participants from all over the US.
Workshops Offered: Attendees can choose between professional development workshops centered around interpreters or aspiring interpreters or workshops focused on ASL linguistics and ASL skill improvement. We are partnering with Oregon ASLTA and the students from the Masters in Interpreting Studies at WOU to present some workshops this year. Titles of workshops will be selected and announced mid-June. Past workshop topics included: ASL Linguistics, Emotional Intelligence, Facial Expressions and NonManual Signs, Fingerspelling, Demand Control Schema, Emotional Intelligence, Addiction in the Deaf Community, and DeafBlind Interpreting.
Submit to Present a Workshop:
Program Facilitator: CM Hall, Coordinator
Program Location: Western Oregon University, Monmouth, OR
Early Bird rate ends June 15th!
Who Should Register:
Deaf and hearing ASL students, interpreting students, pre-certified and certified interpreters, ASL teachers and interpreter educators.
Pre-requisites: Recommended ASL fluency at 2 years or more of study.
RID CEUs: 1.75 CEUs will be offered in the categories of Professional or General Studies by the Western Region Interpreter Education Center at Western Oregon University, an approved RID CMP and ACET sponsor.
To register, click here.
For more information, visit the website
Questions? Contact CM Hall or call 503-838-8731.
|The National Consortium of Interpreter Education Centers are six centers funded by grants from the U.S. Department of Education, Rehabilitation Services Administration, CFDA #H160A and H160B to expand and enhance the effectiveness of the interpreting workforce. For more information, click on the center name to visit their website:|