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[Photo]: Laura M Smith

Laura M Smith

Campus Address: CA422
Phone: 317-489-4706
Email: ls29@iupui.edu


Appointments

Senior Lecturer, (ASL Coordinator) American Sign Language/English Interpreting Program

Education

M.S.Deaf Bilingual Education McDaniel College, MD; B.A. ASL Teaching, Gallaudet University, Washington D.C.

Bio

A senior lecturer and ASL coordinator in the program of American Sign Language and Interpreter Education at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) I earned my M.S. degree in Bilingual Education from McDaniel College, 2006 and a Bachelor degree in ASL Teaching from Gallaudet, 2004. In 1993, I completed the training in the Deaf interpreting for the American Judiciary System at CSUN. I have been teaching ASL in secondary and post-secondary education for 25+ years in Michigan, Maryland, Washington D.C, Virginia, and Kentucky. Personal hobbies are family/animals, reading, hiking/biking, beachcombing, gardening, and crafting.

Academic Interests

ASL Pedagogy, Deaf studies - research and developing courses, Comparative research -Deaf and Appalachian communities.

Publications

Service

Serves as a Board of Interpreting Standards for the State of Indiana: FSSA- 2017-2020.

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