Continuing Education Center

Diversity in Higher Education- Starting the Discussion (part II)

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This webinar is 0.2 Professional Studies CEUs in the Power, Privilege, and Oppression category and is at the Teaching Knowledge Level.

This workshop will add on to part I on diverse cultural perspectives in the classrooms by utilizing videos and discussions around experiences of diverse Deaf and hearing people from interviews done by the presenter . Educators will learn how to analyze their thoughts surrounding cross-cultural information, people, and perspectives. They will learn now to discuss culturally relevant issues for Deaf and hearing People of Color communities and how they can add diverse perspectives into their teaching which may impact the interpreting process and consumer satisfaction.


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RID is providing this workshop as an opportunity for safe, respectful learning and will not permit harassment, discrimination or horizontal violence based on another's comments, questions, schema, race, color, religion, gender, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or any other protected class.
Educational Objectives

Participants will be able to list reasons teachers may avoid discussing issues related to the POC communities in the classroom; and they will be able to list the benefits of those discussions.


Participants will be able to describe the importance of including all consumer’s experiences, including POCs when selecting teaching materials for future interpreters.  

imageParticipants will be able to articulate ways of engaging in culturally rich conversations with a peer or in class with students regarding culturally sensitive topics.

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Royce Carpenter

Royce Carpenter, M.A., NIC Master is the Interpreter Education Program coordinator at Columbus State Community College. She interprets in a variety of settings. Royce has worked in the role of VRS interpreter, conference interpreter, workshop presenter, conference coordinator, and mentor. Royce holds a RID NIC Master certification, an Associate’s degree in Interpreting/Transliterating from Columbus State Community College, a Bachelor’s degree in Organizational Management from Wilberforce University, and a Master’s degree in Interpreting Studies from Western Oregon University. In August 2017, Royce traveled to Ghana to teach at the University of Education, Winneba with an amazing team from Western Oregon University.


Live Webinar
05/29/2019 at 6:00 PM (EDT)   |  120 minutes
05/29/2019 at 6:00 PM (EDT)   |  120 minutes This webinar has been canceled and will be rescheduled at a later date.
3 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  2/3 points to pass
3 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  2/3 points to pass
0.200 PS CEUs credits  |  Certificate available
0.200 PS CEUs credits  |  Certificate available
5 Questions