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WAVLI hosted Pro-D Workshop: Robyn Dean: Robyn Dean Workshop: Justice Reasoning

Robyn Dean Workshop: Justice Reasoning: How Our Ethical Discourse Counters Our Ethical Claim

When: Sat October 21 and Sunday October 22, 2017
Where: Douglas College,
New Westminster Campus
700 Royal Avenue
Room: TBA
Robyn K. Dean will be presenting on the topic of Justice Reasoning: How Our Ethical Discourse Counters Our Ethical Claim At this workshop, participants will identify the three types of ethics: normative, descriptive, and meta-ethics; describe the various forms of normative ethical content material in sign language interpreting; explain the normative messages often found in exemplars in the field; describe the three tacit moral schemas as defined by scholars in the field of justice reasoning; and describe the components of post-conventional reasoning and the use of values-based decision making. Robyn K. Dean, CI/CT, PhD: Robyn has been a nationally certified signed language interpreter for over twenty-five years with particular service in the field of healthcare. Her scholarship in decision-making and ethics in community interpreting is recognized internationally. Robyn has over twenty publications, all of which focus on the theoretical and pedagogical frameworks used to advance the practice of community interpreters. She is currently an Assistant Professor at the Rochester Institute of Technology, where she is the lead instructor on the institute’s postgraduate degree in healthcare interpretation. Robyn also teaches on postgraduate degrees designed for signed language interpreters in Europe.

Please note: This workshop will occur in two parts. Robyn Dean will be presenting in person on Saturday, October 21st from 9am – 4pm on Sunday, October 22nd from 9am – 12pm. After the workshop, attendees are encouraged to take back what they have learned and apply it in their work environments. The second part of the workshop will occur towards the end of November or in the first week of December at the latest. This will be an opportunity to come together again and discuss any questions or situations that may have arisen. The second session will be a 2-3 hour session, with Robyn being streamed in in November/December – date to be confirmed. This workshop will be presented in English.

If you require interpreting services, please contact Professional Development by Saturday, October 7th.

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