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Since 1864, we have been investing in and creating resources for deaf and hard of hearing children, their families, and the professionals who work with them.
Over 50 degree programs, with online and continuing education for personal and professional development.
Innovating solutions to break down barriers, and using science to prove what does and doesn’t work.
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Students in the BAI program conduct research projects in the final semester of their studies prior to graduation. Using video and other data, the students analyze specific features of interpreting or translation and then give a public poster presentation of their findings. Each of the BAI students' names and their projects are provided below.
2019 BAI PostersStephen Birch Jr. Use of Initialized Signs Between Hearing and Deaf Interpreters in Emergency Broadcast Settlings View poster.
Paulina Burnham Translation Tactics used by Deaf Performers and ASL Interpreters Translating Instrumental Segments of Music that do not contain Lyrics View poster.
Lucia Cavalier Translating Music: Deaf and Hearing Performers View poster.
Alysha Dyer Hearing vs. Deaf Interpreter Mouth Movements View poster.
Natalie Franks ASL Expansions Interpreted to English Compressions View poster.
Anna Lynch Music Translation: Comparing Classifier Signs between Deaf, CODA, and Hearing Signers in Music Videos View poster.
2017 BAI Research Poster Presentations2016 BAI Research Poster Presentations2015 BAI Research Poster Presentations
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