August 2019 Webinar
Webinar: “Deliberate Practice, How?”
Presented by: Wink Smith Jr.
Presenter Bio: Wink, MA, MBA, NIC Master, enjoys researching and creating various workshops that focus on skill building through deliberate practice, which he wrote about in the RID Views, Winter 2012 issue. Presenting workshops the last ten years at national conferences (NAD, RID, Silent Weekend) regional conferences (RID I, II, III, IV, V), state conferences, and local workshops across the nation has given Wink experiences to enhance applications for interpreters of all levels. Wink is widely noted for the comfortable atmosphere he creates and the passion he exudes. Currently Wink travels full time performing, presenting workshops, and managing Winkshop, Inc, through which he has developed a dozen training DVDs. A fun fact: in 2016 alone, Wink traveled professionally enough miles to circle the earth over three times.
Date: Saturday, August 3rd
Time: 9am-11am PT / 10am-12pm MT / 11am-1pm CT / 12pm-2pm ET
Workshop Description: What does it take to become an expert? Passively listening to a lecture, reading a skill development book, and watching vlogs will not transform that practitioner into an expert, nor will working eighty hours a week. The key is to incorporate deliberate practice: identify a narrow goal, and practice that skill unit until it is mastered. Wink brings research from Simon and Chase, Ericsson, and Bloom to sign language interpreters to forever dispel the myth that mastery is unattainable.This workshop breaks down how participants can analyze and identify their own goals for practice.
*This webinar will be presented in ASL with ASL – English Interpretation*
.2 RID CEUs or 2 Professional Development Hours
*OPEN TO MEMBERS ONLY*
2018-2019 Leilani Johnson Leadership in Educational Interpreting Award
This prestigious award is designated to an interpreter who works in education, recognized as a visionary, has demonstrated leadership qualities, and has proven to be an interpreter who has had an impact on the profession as well as educational arenas.
- Nominations for 2018-2019 are now closed.
- The selected recipient will be announced to the membership in July
CALL FOR NAIE STATE AMBASSADORS
As the NAIE continues to grow, we will increasingly rely on you, our membership, to continue the mission and vision. As such, we have reached an exciting milestone in which we are ready to capitalize on the volunteerism many of you have eagerly offered!
At this time, we are excited to call for NAIE members who are interested in serving as State Ambassadors. For more information or to apply, click here!