The Southeastern Regional Symposium for College Educators of Teachers of the Deaf, and Educational Interpreters

December 8th, 2018

University of North Carolina, Greensboro

New School of Education Building, Rm 120

1300 Spring Garden St, Greensboro 27412


Mission Statement


The Southeastern Regional Symposium will be an annual, one day gathering of scholars who focus on educating future teachers of the deaf, and educational American Sign Language ASL) interpreters. The purpose of the Southeastern Regional Symposium is to provide a small, low-stakes, low-cost meeting of the minds and to give opportunities for scholars who live in select Southeastern states to present not only their research, but also andragogical practices that they have found effective in training future teachers of the deaf, or educational ASL interpreters.

The target audience for presentations at the Southeastern Regional Symposium will be scholars, local teachers of the deaf, ASL interpreters, and other deaf community members. CEUs will be offered as appropriate to meet the needs of attendees.

Goals

To provide a low-stakes, low-cost environment for scholars who train teachers of the deaf, or educational ASL interpreters to present their research, or effective andragogical practices to other like scholars or stakeholders in the local community

Call for Papers (Closed)

Presentations will be 45 minutes long, with 15 minutes allowed for Q&A. We aim to have at least 6 presenters during the day. Interested presenters should provide a 250-word abstract that includes the following information, by September 1st, 2018:

● A title

● Is the topic research or an andragogical practice?

● What population does the research or andragogical practice focus on?

● Describe the research or andragogical practice

● Provide the language of the presentation (English, or ASL)