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Steve is right ...delegs is a fantastic tool to teach SignWriting learning
by doing. No formal SignWriting cours needed for students!!

 

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Von: SignWriting List: Read and Write Sign Languages
[mailto:[log in to unmask]] Im Auftrag von Stefan Wφhrmann
Gesendet: Donnerstag, 23. Juli 2015 17:47
An: [log in to unmask]
Betreff: AW: SignWriting Symposium 2015: 12 Presentations

 

Portugal might want contact the delegs-team ..smile

 

 

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[mailto:[log in to unmask]] Im Auftrag von Erika
Hoffmann-Dilloway
Gesendet: Mittwoch, 22. Juli 2015 18:10
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Betreff: Re: SignWriting Symposium 2015: 12 Presentations

 

Ooops! I made a typo in my comment! I meant to say that in this context the
use of Signed German need not undermind the acquisition of DGS (German Sign
Language)!

 

On Wed, Jul 22, 2015 at 12:08 PM, Valerie Sutton <[log in to unmask]>
wrote:

THANK YOU, Stefan! This was a wonderful presentation and I think the best
you have ever done!! People can see how wonderful the DELEGS Editor software
is for Deaf students!! THANK YOU!

 

 

On Jul 22, 2015, at 8:54 AM, Erika Hoffmann-Dilloway <[log in to unmask]>
wrote:

 

Again, enjoying watching from home!

Just chiming in to say that I've had the pleasure to see in person Stefan's
students working with this program and was very impressed with how effective
it is. 

One nice thing is that Stefan not only asks them to use the program to
compare DGS and German, but also to compare DGS with Signed German. In this
way, even if students use Signed German as a bridge for understanding German
grammar, they can also clearly see how DGS grammar differs from Signed
German. 

Thus, the use of Signed German in this context need not undermine students'
acquisition of Signed German. :)

 

 

On Tue, Jul 21, 2015 at 11:59 AM, Erika Hoffmann-Dilloway
<[log in to unmask]> wrote:

Thanks Valerie! It's not so much that I want to develop an efficient or
QWERTY keyboard, just that I was curious whether Yair started from one of
those principles. :) 

Like you, I've used differently arranged keyboards in different countries
and I imagine it's mostly a matter of developing habits that make typing
efficient. 

 

On Tue, Jul 21, 2015 at 11:47 AM, Stefan Woehrmann
<[log in to unmask]> wrote:

Hi - I'm enjoying the presentation from home. I'm not sure how to ask
questions live..;-((( 

Would it be possible to get a demonstration on how long it takes to write a
sentence with this keypoard without using a dictionary in the background? 

Can you write the sentence in ASL   "SignWriting is a wonderful invention." 

All best Stefan

 

2015-07-21 17:32 GMT+02:00 Erika Hoffmann-Dilloway <[log in to unmask]>:

Hi all! I'm enjoying the presentation from home. I'm not sure how to ask
questions live (and I remember the difficulties caused last year when too
many people tried to participate at once), so I thought I'd post questions
here, to be answered later at people's convenience.

So, Yair, this is really great. A quick question: in setting up the
keyboard, how did you decide where to place different elements on the split
board? I'm interested in the physical skill/habits involved in typing. Given
that this is a different type of writing system, I'm wondering what research
you might have done to come up with a layout that might be physically
efficient, or perhaps intuitive for those accustomed to using a qwerty
keyboard, or whether there were other kinds of considerations.

Thanks!

 

On Tue, Jun 30, 2015 at 10:59 PM, Valerie Sutton <[log in to unmask]>
wrote:

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June 30, 2015

 

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SignWriting Symposium 2015

 

12 presentations from 8 countries: 

Brazil, Canada, Germany, Nicaragua, Portugual, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, USA

 

Broadcasting 3 presentations a day, for 4 days.

 

Day 1: July 21

Session 1: CANADA: Yair Rand

Session 2: SAUDI ARABIA: Mohamed AbuShaira & Abd elraroof Mahfooz

Session 3: USA: Stephen E. Slevinski, Jr.

 

 

Day 2: July 22

Session 1: GERMANY: Stefan Woehrmann

Session 2: CANADA: Andrι Lemyre

Session 3: BRAZIL: Marcos Kluber Kogut

 

 

Day 3: July 23

Session 1: PORTUGAL: Rafaela Cota de Silva

Session 2: BRAZIL: Ronnie Fagundes de Brito, Messias Ramos Costa, Milton
Shintaku, Sandra Patricia Nascimento

Session 3: USA: Stephen E. Slevinski, Jr.

 

 

Day 4: July 24

Session 1: NICARAGUA & USA: James Shepard-Kegl

Session 2: GERMANY: Paul Rutrecht, Joachim Nitschke, Janina Lentfohr

Session 3: TUNISIA: Mohamed Ali Khenissi & Yosra Bouzid

 

 

———————————————————————————

 

Time Zones of Sessions:

 

Broadcasting 3 presentations a day, for 4 days.

 

PDT - Pacific Daylight Time (La Jolla is in San Diego County, California)

Session 1:  8:00 - 9:00

    Break: 9:00 - 9:30

Session 2:  9:30 -10:30

    Break: 10:30 - 11:00

Session 3: 11:00 -12:00

 

 

CST - Central Standard Time (Nicaragua is 1 hour ahead of San Diego)

Session 1:  9:00 - 10:00

    Break: 10:00 - 10:30

Session 2:  10:30 -11:30

    Break: 11:30 - 12:00

Session 3: 12:00 -13:00

 

 

CDT - Central Daylight Time (Iowa is 2 hours ahead of San Diego))

Session 1: 10:00 - 11:00

    Break: 11:00 -11:30

Session 2:  11:30 -12:30

    Break: 12:30 - 13:00

Session 3: 13:00 -14:00

 

 

EDT - Eastern Daylight Time (Maine, Canada, Quebec are 3 hours ahead of San
Diego))

Session 1:  11:00 - 12:00

    Break: 12:00 - 12:30

Session 2:  12:30 -13:30

    Break: 13:30 - 14:00

Session 3: 14:00 -15:00

 

 

BRT - Brazilia Time ( Florianσpolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil is 4 hours ahead
of San Diego)

Session 1:  12:00 - 13:00

    Break: 13:00 - 13:30

Session 2:  13:30 -14:30

    Break: 14:30 - 15:00

Session 3: 15:00 -16:00

 

 

WEST - Western European Summer Time (Portugal & Tunisia are 8 hours ahead of
San Diego)

Session 1:  16:00 - 17:00

    Break: 17:00 - 17:30

Session 2:  17:30 -18:30

    Break: 18:30 - 19:00

Session 3: 19:00 -20:00

 

 

CEST - Central European Summer Time (Germany is 9 hours ahead of San Diego)

Session 1:  17:00 - 18:00

    Break: 18:00 - 18:30

Session 2:  18:30 -19:30

    Break: 19:30 - 20:00

Session 3: 20:00 -21:00

 

 

AST - Arabia Standard Time (Jeddah, Saudi Arabia is 10 hours ahead of San
Diego)

Session 1:  18:00 - 19:00

    Break: 19:00 - 19:30

Session 2:  19:30 -20:30

    Break: 20:30 - 21:00

Session 3: 21:00 -22:00

 

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