Seminars on Fingerspelled Word Recognition through Rapid Serial Visual Presentation (RSVP)

Have you wondered where to begin using RSVP?
Have you ever wanted to improve your fingerspelled word recognition skills?

This training is for you!

In this 6-hour presentation, you will learn about:

  • The importance of being able to rapidly process visual information
  • How this process relates to fingerspelled words
  • How the RSVP underlies building word recognition skills

For ASL teachers and interpreter educators:

  • How to teach using RSVP
  • How to fit RSVP into ASL or interpreting curricula

RSVP is based on over 20 years of research and has proven results!

A seminar shorter than 6 hours can also be arranged.

Check out the sample syllabus for a 3-credit course.

Seminars on The Effective Interpreting Series

Seminars on how to use The Effective Interpreting Series are available in a variety of formats ranging from an overview to an in-depth training. Each session can be geared to the needs of teachers or interpreters and offered in a location convenient to you.

All seminars will cover the following information about EIS:

  • Overview of how to use the EIS materials more effectively
  • How to fit EIS into existing curricula
  • How the EIS builds interpreting competency

Seminars

EIS Overview Training - 2 days
The goal of this seminar is to provide an overview of the first eight volumes in The Effective Interpreting Series.
Individual Volume Training - 2 days
In a 2-day training session, a more in-depth treatment of a single volume of EIS is available. These trainings offer guidance in teaching or practicing intralingual skills followed by interlingual skills. You can choose the volume you would most like to know more about.
Comprehensive Training - 6 days
The goal of this training is to provide an overview of the first eight volumes in The Effective Interpreting Series.
Seminars for ASL Teachers
In a 2-day training session, a more in-depth treatment of a single volume of EIS is available. These trainings offer guidance in teaching or practicing intralingual skills followed by interlingual skills. You can choose the volume you would most like to know more about.

How to arrange seminars: