These two modules were developed for anyone interested in or already working as a notetaker, with a particular focus on notetaking for students who are deaf or hard of hearing. Both modules provide valuable information, practice activities and resources. Feedback has been extremely positive, with more than 200 people now registered: The format is excellent, … Read more
Thursday 13 December saw a group of 23 Auslan teachers coming together for a successful and much anticipated workshop. The day was facilitated by Dr Adam Schembri (University of Birmingham) and Stef Linder (Expression Australia). Practical activities were also led by teachers from Melbourne Polytechnic’s Auslan team: Ramas McRae, Alexander Straub and Ida Rogers. The … Read more
Alana Roy shares her advice for how to deal with stress.
Simon Andersson talks about his experience as a mentor at his former workplace. Captions coming soon.
Studiosity is on-demand study help with academic literacy skills and core subject support.
It is crucial that deaf/hard of hearing people enrol in the course they want to study early as much as possible. To see why it is important to do so, have a look at the captioned video.
Late in 2015, we reported on our involvement as a partner in an Australia Research Council grant looking into how sign languages are learned by adults. The aim of this three-year project is to improve our understanding of how to teach signed languages to adults as second or additional languages. This is a relatively new … Read more
2017 Expo Times Thursday 3 May and Friday 4 May, 10am-1.45pm Saturday 5 May and Sunday 6 May, 10am-3.30pm Auslan Interpreters will be provided only on Saturday 5 May, 10.30am – 4.00pm We are grateful to VCE and Careers Expo for their assistance with providing interpreters. RSVP by 24 April: firstname.lastname@example.org Please click here for more Information about … Read more
Hello to Deaf and Hard of Hearing community! We, deafConnectEd and Vicdeaf, are excited to announce that we are hosting a mentor workshop over two days: 27th (Friday) & 28th (Saturday) April! Time & location: Friday: 5.30-8.30pm Saturday: 10am-1pm Melbourne Polytechnic Prahran K building, K430 The workshop will be in Auslan. The workshop is FREE as well! The workshop … Read more
Dean and Pollard’s Demand Control Schema (DC-S) is one of a growing number of tools available to assist interpreters with ethical decision making in their professional practice. The model can be applied when planning for an interpreting booking, managing the many challenges that can arise during a booking, as well as when reflecting on an interpreting … Read more