ASL in Math Concepts Workshop | Northcentral Technical College

ASL in Math Concepts Workshop

Friday April 6, 2018 6:00p.m. - 9:00p.m. and Saturday April 7, 2018 9:00a.m. - 4:00p.m. Northcentral Technical College - Center for Health Sciences
This course is designed to  provide participants strategies and skill building to interpret math concepts in and through ASL.  Participants will enhance their ASL skills for the purpose of conveying math concepts to Deaf students accurately. The course will be presented in ASL.
Target audience: K-12 interpreters, student interpreters, community interpreters, and deaf and hard of hearing teachers.

About the speaker: 

Dr. Christopher Kurz is a faculty member at Rochester Institute of Technology / National Technical Institue for the Deaf with an expertise in Mathematics Education.
Dr. Kurz holds a doctorate in Foundations of Education from University of Kansas, where he completed his dissertation on a historical analysis of mathematics education for deaf students.  He also received his Bachelor's degree in Mathematics from Rochester Institute of Technology and a Master's degree in Deaf Education from the University of Kansas. 
Outside of his teaching responsibilities, Dr. Kurz actively participates in organizations such as the Convention of American Instructors for the Deaf Mathematics Special Interest Group, the Association of College Educators Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing, the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, the American Educational Research Association, and the National Association of the Deaf. 
NTC is an approved RID CMP sponsor for continuing education activities. This ASL in Math Concepts program is offered for 1.5 CEUs at the Professional Studies Content Knowledge Level.


$154.40 Lunch included

CEU Information

1.5 RID CEU and/or 1 college credit

Location Information

Northcentral Technical College - Center for Health Sciences 1000 W Campus Dr, Wausau WI