SignWriting List
April 6, 2013

Hello Marquita -
Thank you for your project description. Great project!

As you know, SignWriting is used to transcribe ASL videos all the time.

For example, let's take a look at the ASL Literature Puddle.

1. Go to:

ASL SignPuddle

2. Click on Literature icon to go to the Literature Puddle:

ASL Literature Puddle

3. In SignPuddle, we can post videos along with the SignWriting transcription. Here is one example. Click on the "Search by Words" up in the top left corner.

4. In the Search Field "Terms and Titles", type 

Why SignWriting

It is case sensitive so type the capital letters …

5. You will see a SignWriting article by Adam Frost, written in SignWriting. Scroll down and you will see a video…it is one two pages…here are the exact links:

Why am I pointing this out? Because if you want to do video transcription for your project, we can teach you how… the text can be posted with or without the video…

Write again to tell me what you think -

Val ;-)


On Apr 6, 2013, at 9:36 AM, Marquita Formosa <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> My study consists of determining whether sign language users prefer using ASL 
> video translation or signwriting. 
> Hence I am actually preparing two demos one using video translation and one 
> using signwriting translation. For the video demo I found a video dictionary and I 
> am actually using it. And for the sign writing I am still learning how to use it.
> The main idea is to promote the use of sign writing or video translation as a given 
> choice when viewing videos on the internet.
> I tried to explain my study in a nutshell... hope I managed ;)