Participation in these two courses
would be enhanced if you have completed previous courses.
It's all in their Hands - Supporting Signing Deaf Children to Read.
The Sign Continuum and its Application to the Classroom.
Language Experience Approce to Reading - 9 February 2013
Sign Language Narrative and Written Narrative of Signing Deaf Children - 21 or 23 September 2013
The Contact sigh Continuum and its Application to the Classroom 5 or 6 May 2014
It's all in their Hands - Supporting Signing Deaf Children to Read - 28 or 29 August 2014
The first day of this workshop focuses on skill development in
the first language of deaf children who use sign language and the impact this
has later on their narrative development in written English. Participants will
analyse sign language video footage and identify areas of need that can be
considered in planning and programming for individual students.
will be required to have fluency in Auslan to allow independent access to the
videoed materials. To facilitate discussions, it is also expected that
participants will have completed a sign linguistics course prior to attending
this workshop., this includes previous programs presented by Michelle and Michelle.
Michelle Baker has been working as
a teacher of the deaf for nearly twenty years. In 2005 Michelle received the Queensland
Premier’s Award for Excellence in Teaching for her work in Sign Bilingualism.
For the last five years, Michelle has been involved in the production and
delivery of training in relation to Sign Bilingual education for staff working
with deaf children.
Michelle Stark is a qualified teacher
of the deaf and professional sign language interpreter. Michelle has worked with deaf children at all ages of schooling from the early years right through to the tertiary level. For the last two years she has been involved in the development and delivery of training in relation to literacy and deaf
is currently teaching the Graduate Certificate of Auslan Studies course at
Griffith University and works as the Manager, Education at Deaf Services Queensland.
* Full time students receive a 25% discount.
No remote access available due to practical nature of session.