Jennifer M. Borgaila, MEd
American Sign Language Interpreter and Educator
- Honey Creek, IA
- [email protected]
Secondary PSE, 4.8
Settings: business, employment, religious, educational, medical (contracted with CHI Health and Methodist Health System)
Full-time faculty in the Interpreter Training Program, a three-year program leading to an Associate of Applied Science degree in Sign Language Interpreting. Also served as a Teaching Consultant for the college, 2015/16.
Courses taught: [Introduction to ASL, ASL 1-5; Skills Lab 1, 2 & 3; Interpreting Skills Lab; Introduction to Language (hybrid); Introduction to Interpreting (hybrid and online); Interpreting 1; Interpreting 2/Business Practices (hybrid and online); Modalities of Communication in the Deaf Community (hybrid and online); Observation and Practicum; Educational Interpreting]
Metropolitan Community College (Summer 2018 Quarter): ASL III
Nebraska Christian College (August 2006 - May 2009 and August 2015 - May 2019): In addition to teaching ASL courses, developed curriculum and designed and taught courses for the Deaf ministry program. [Introduction to Deaf Ministry, Interpreting for Worship and Sermons, Deaf Culture: Family Dynamics, Deaf Culture: Worship, Deaf Culture: Preaching and Teaching, Introduction to Interpreting, and Interpreting Skill Building]
Deaf Missions Extension Program (January 2005 - May 2015): Taught Interpreting in Deaf Ministry
University of Nebraska - Omaha (August 2007 - May 2010): Taught in the Educational Interpreting Bachelor of Arts online program. [Simultaneous Interpreting, Simultaneous Transliterating and Modalities of Communication in the Deaf Community]
Worked with team members to evaluate the Sign Language skills of ISD employees.
2008 - 2010 and 2018 - 2019
This program consisted of four domains: Instructional Design, Research, Instructional Technology, and Evaluation; culminating with a capstone project incorporating all four domains.