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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. The photos shown below are a few samples from the 2015 BAI student poster presentations. In addition, each of the BAI students' names and links to their projects are provided below.
Laura Bappert Comparing Classifier Usage Among Deaf and Hearing Interpreters in their Interpretations of Medical/Health Related Content View poster.Brice BoilesASL Presenters and Hearing Interpreters: A Equivalent Pace? A Study of ASL Register View poster.
Abdiel Davila-Cruz Interpreting Strategies When Gestures Occur in the ASL Source View poster. Esther Fass Conversational ProTactile vs. Interpreted ProTactile View poster. Sarah Grasso An Investigation of Educational Interpreters in the Classroom: Are There More Instances of the ASL Feature “Constructed Action” in Elementary than Secondary Settings? View poster. Page Green A Comparison of Interpreting Teams: Are There Universals Across Team Make- up and Settings? View poster.Holden Jasinksi Fingerspelling Differences Between Deaf Individuals and Hearing Interpreters View poster. Takiya Lyles Do ASL Interpreters Interpret Numeric Signs at a More Accelerated Rate Than Non-numeric ASL Signs When Numbers Occur in the Spoken English Source Language? View poster. Devon Lyons Examining ASL Interpretations of the National Anthem: How Have the Interpretations Changed from the 1990s to now? View poster. Courtney Nimersheim An Investigation of Repair and Clarification Strategies Used Within Deaf/Hearing Teams in Legal Settings View poster. Jennifer Smith An Investigation of ASL to English Interpreting Strategies When Varied Signs Occur in the Source Message View poster. Tiffany Taylor A Comparison of Transitions Used in ASL Interpreting and Transliterating: Are Transitions Triggered by Explicit or Implicit Cues from the Speaker? View poster. Daniel Vega Strategies Deployed by Deaf Interpreters: Depiction, Indexing, and Fingerspelling View poster. Daniel Walters A Comparison of Deaf Interpreters and Hearing Interpreters in Their Use of Classifiers When Interpreting Medical Context View poster.
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