Cover

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Half Title, Series Page, Title Page, Copyright

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Contents

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pp. v-vi

Editorial Advisory Board

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pp. vii-viii

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Foreword

Sharon Neumann Solow

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pp. ix-x

We are in the age of evidence-based work, far beyond the days of teaching in a certain way simply because that’s how we were taught. In the wake of all the research that’s been done in recent years, a wealth of objective information is available to utilize in our teaching. ...

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Introduction

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pp. xi-xx

The idea for this book has been in my thoughts for a long time. I have always enjoyed talking with colleagues about their best teaching practices and have always searched for the reasons why and how those practices evolved. But how can we bring valuable research into the classroom and show students the value of scholarly publications? ...

Section I: From the Educator’s Perspective

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1. Jack Hoza

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pp. 3-9

Jack Hoza, PhD, is a professor and program director of the ASL/English Interpreting Program at the University of New Hampshire (UNH), Manchester. The ASL/English Interpreting Program provides students with a strong theoretical foundation in ASL/English interpretation and helps prepare them for either state-level interpreter screening ...

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2. Lorraine Leeson

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pp. 10-18

Lorraine Leeson, PhD, is a Deaf studies professor, the director of research at the School of Linguistic, Speech and Communication Services, and the program director of the Centre of Deaf Studies (CDS) at Trinity College Dublin, which is the only university in Ireland that offers a bachelor degree in Deaf studies. ...

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3. Theresa B. Smith

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pp. 19-26

Theresa B. Smith, PhD, is an interpreter and consultant who taught American Sign Language (ASL) and interpreting at Seattle Central Community College (SCCC) for 14 years. While at SCCC, she also wrote the curriculum for both the ASL and the two-year Interpreting Education Program (IEP). ...

Section II: Establishing a Foundation

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4. Dennis Cokely

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pp. 29-35

Dennis Cokely, PhD, is the director of the American Sign Language (ASL) Program and professor in the Department of Cultures, Societies and Global Studies at Northeastern University in Boston.
The BS degree in ASL/English Interpretation at Northeastern University is housed in the ASL Program. ...

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5. Tobias Haug

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pp. 36-42

Tobias Haug, PhD, is co-director and lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences of Special Needs Education (Interkantonale Hochschule für Heilpädagogik, commonly referred to as HfH) in Zurich.
Switzerland officially recognizes four different spoken languages ...

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6. Thomas K. Holcomb

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pp. 43-50

Thomas K. Holcomb, PhD, is a professor in Ohlone College’s ASLEnglish Interpreter Program, which was established in 1976 and was the first interpreter preparation program (IPP) in Northern California. In addition to this full-time two-year degree, Ohlone offers workshops specifically for working interpreters and for American Sign Language (ASL) ...

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7. Terry Janzen

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pp. 51-57

Terry Janzen, PhD, is professor and department head of the Department of Linguistics at the University of Manitoba.
The ASL/English Interpretation Program (AEIP) at the University of Manitoba is a joint program with Red River College that offers training in the theory, skills, ethics, and practice of ASL-to-English and English-to-ASL interpretation in a variety of settings. ...

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8. Jemina Napier

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pp. 58-63

Jemina Napier is the chair in Intercultural Communications in the School of Management and Languages (in the Department of Languages and Intercultural Studies) at Heriot-Watt University in Edinbugh, Scotland. ...

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9. Brenda Nicodemus

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pp. 64-69

Brenda Nicodemus, PhD, is an associate professor in the Department of Interpretation and director of the Center for the Advancement of Interpreting and Translation Research (CAITR) at Gallaudet University. ...

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10. Rico Peterson

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pp. 70-77

Rico Peterson is assistant dean in the Department of Access Services (DAS) at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), National Technical Institute for the Deaf (NTID). The mission of the DAS reads, in part, “… to promote and facilitate access to communication between deaf, deaf-blind, hard-of-hearing, and hearing individuals who work, ...

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11. David Sawyer

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pp. 78-84

David Sawyer, PhD, is director of the graduate studies program in Interpreting and Translation at the University of Maryland’s Department of Communication. The program offers a two-year degree that equips students with the required competencies to compete successfully for positions in the interpretation or translation professions. ...

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12. Laurie Swabey

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pp. 85-92

Laurie Swabey is a professor in the Department of American Sign Language/Interpreting and project director of the CATIE Center at St. Catherine’s University in St. Paul, Minnesota. ...

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13. Beppie van den Bogaerde

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pp. 93-98

Beppie van den Bogaerde, PhD, is a professor of Deaf studies at the University of Amsterdam and a professor of Sign Language of the Netherlands at the University of Applied Sciences, Utrecht. ...

Section III: The Work of an Interpreter

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14. Elisa Maroney

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pp. 101-106

Elisa Maroney, PhD, is a professor in the BA in ASL/English Interpreting Program at Western Oregon University (WOU), which has been preparing students to meet the growing demand for professional interpreters since 1976. In 1993, WOU began to offer a bachelor’s degree in Education with a major in American Sign Language/English Interpreting. ...

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15. Barbara Shaffer

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pp. 107-113

Barbra Shaffer, PhD, is an associate professor in the Department of Linguistics at the University of New Mexico (UNM), which offers a bachelor of science degree in Signed Language Interpreting. The interpreting degree requires 128 semester hours of course work, including 40 hours in the major. ...

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16. Christopher Stone

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pp. 114-121

Christopher Stone, PhD, is an associate professor in the Department of Interpreting and coordinator of the Master’s in Interpreting Program at Gallaudet University.1 The Master’s in Interpreting Program focuses on signed-spoken language interpretation and offers two concentrations, which share foundational knowledge courses. ...

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17. Elizabeth A. Winston

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pp. 122-130

Elizabeth A. “Betsy” Winston, PhD, is director of the Teaching Interpreting Educators and Mentors Center (TIEM) in Loveland, Colorado. She has a diverse professional background, having taught in both institutions of higher education and as an independent contractor for federal grants, delivering both traditional face-to-face courses and online courses. ...

Bibliography

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pp. 131-139

Index

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pp. 140-152