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September  4 – 18, 2019

Online in Canvas LMS

Most activities are asynchronous.

Question and Answer Session with Carol Patrie via Zoom
on September 10th- 7 pm EDT, 6 pm CDT, 5 pm MDT and 4 pm PDT.

Facilitation will be offered from September 4 -11, 2019.  Participants will have until September 18th to complete the requirements for CEUs.


  • $10 for CIT members
  • $25 for others

Funds go to “Pay It Forward” fund which will be used for scholarships for CIT conference.  You have the option to make an additional donation.

About the Online Workshop

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The webinar, entitled “Scholarly Engagement: A Deep Dive with Carol Patrie on the Effective Interpreting Series” will have three components. First, course content will be available in Canvas and will include videos, supplemental materials and discussions.  Second, the author will be interviewed by a CIT member about The Effective Interpreting Series and how teachers and or mentors can incorporate it into their practice. The third portion of the webinar is a live Question and Answer session with Carol Patrie.

Educational Objectives

At the end of the workshop participants will be able to:

  • Explain the principles that underlie The Effective Interpreting Series.
  • Describe the intralingual components of the EIS pyramid and their importance.
  • Discuss the interlingual components of the EIS and their importance.
  • Express their understanding by responding to the prompts in Canvas.
  • Report on the similarities between the exercises in ASL and English.
  • Review the study questions for students and adapt to their own classrooms.
  • Describe the Five Step Follow Up for self-analysis and explain its importance.

About the Facilitator

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Carol J. Patrie, Ph.D., CSC, CI, CT

Patrie, an independent researcher and writer, is widely known for her landmark research on fingerspelling and teaching interpretation. Patrie was on the faculty at Gallaudet, as Professor and Director of the MA in Interpreting and received the Outstanding Graduate Faculty award.

Carol Patrie stands in front of a screen with an image of the different components of the effective interpreting seriesShe is a member of the editorial boards of the International Journal of Interpreter Education and The Journal of Interpretation. She is a past president of the CIT and is a recipient of the Mary Stotler Award.  She authored The Effective Interpreting Series, Fingerspelled Word Recognition through Rapid Serial Visual Presentation and Interpreting Settings.

Further information is available on her website: http://www.carolpatrie.com/index.php

Continuing Education

RID Certificate Maintenance and ACET logos in black and whiteSt. Catherine University is a RID-approved CMP sponsor. This online workshop is approved for .5 professional studies CEUs.

CEUs will be posted to RID member transcripts by October 15, 2019 for those who completed the workshop requirements by September 18, 2019.


This event is sponsored by CIT with support from:

DawnSign Press logo - with tagline ASL is in good hands St. Catherine University CATIE Center Advancing Interpreting Excellence