Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

Education Commons

Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

Theses/Dissertations

Disability and Equity in Education

Western Oregon University

Interpreting

Publication Year

Articles 1 - 2 of 2

Full-Text Articles in Education

Interpreter Competencies In Science, Technology, Engineering, And Mathematics As Identified By Deaf Professionals, Christopher Grooms Mar 2015

Interpreter Competencies In Science, Technology, Engineering, And Mathematics As Identified By Deaf Professionals, Christopher Grooms

Master's of Arts in Interpreting Studies (MAIS) Theses

Since the 1990’s there has been an ever increasing number of Deaf people seeking higher education and pursuing a wide variety of professions and careers that enhance their life experiences. The Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields have seen an influx of Deaf people interested in engaging in education and life-long careers in these fields and their respective disciplines. One of the reasons behind this growing interest by Deaf people is the National Science Foundation’s commitment to expanding the participation of underrepresented groups in STEM (NSF, 2012). Many Deaf students in higher education and Deaf professionals engaging ...


مترجمة : A Case Study Of An Arabic/Jordanian Sign Language (Liu) Interpreter In Jordan, Erin Trine Jun 2013

مترجمة : A Case Study Of An Arabic/Jordanian Sign Language (Liu) Interpreter In Jordan, Erin Trine

Master's of Arts in Interpreting Studies (MAIS) Theses

Signed languages have received increased recognition in recent years. Profound misconceptions about signed languages and signed language interpreting continue to be pervasive. Organizations such as the World Association of Sign Language Interpreters and the World Federation of the Deaf are working to advance the training of interpreters around the globe. The same resources are not available in every region. In this study the author reports on the experiences of an Arabic/Jordanian Sign Language (LIU) interpreter through a single case study exploring her reported experiences. The participant is an adult woman and experienced interpreter. Data regarding the participant’s experiences ...