Presented at the 2023 Summit

Sight Translation: Theory and Techniques to Increase Clarity

0.3 CEUs, PS

In this workshop, we discuss the purpose of sight translation and some translation theory. We also explore best practices regarding ASL-English sight translation and have the opportunity to put these techniques into practice.

Workshop Curriculum

  1. 1
    • Welcome

    • Workshop Handout

  2. 2
    • Workshop

    • Quiz

Reviews from The Summit

Average Rating

4.8/5.0The activity provided opportunities to develop skill and/or awareness.

4.8/5.0The learning materials used were effective and complimented the goals of the activity.

4.8/5.0This activity will contribute to my professional growth.

5.0/5.0The instructor interacted with the participants in a professional manner.

  • Summit Attendee

    First workshop I've seen on this topic and I really enjoyed it. Thanks!

  • Summit Attendee

    Thank you for the great workshop Randy. I am taking my advanced test in a few weeks and I looking forward to implementing your tips into my practice.

  • Summit Attendee

    Great instructor, pace and group activities. Very impressed. Thank you

Meet Your Presenter

NIC, BEI Master

Randy Thuesen

Randy, a Texas native, is a nationally certified interpreter (BEI Master, NIC) and has been involved with the Deaf and DeafBlind communities since he was a young boy and enjoys giving back to them. For the past 19 years, Randy has enjoyed interpreting in mental health, educational, medical, and legal settings, but his heart lies with teaching. He has been an adjunct professor at three Houston area Interpreter Training Programs since 2006. Randy is an alumnus of Lone Star College-North Harris, Sam Houston State University, and the University of North Florida. He formerly served as Co-Chair of the Interpreter Educator Special Interest Group for the Texas Society of Interpreters for the Deaf (TSID). His techniques give working interpreters the tools to make interpreting a sustainable and long-term career.
FRID is an Approved RID CMP Sponsor for Continuing Education Activities. This Professional Studies program is offered for 0.3 CEU's at the ‘Some’ Content Knowledge Level. TerpAcademy promotes an environment of mutual respect, free of discrimination based on gender, sexual orientation, race, religion, or any other protected class.