ASL-STEM Forum: A Bottom-Up Approach to Enabling American Sign Language to Grow in STEM Fields

@inproceedings{Bigham2008ASLSTEMFA,
  title={ASL-STEM Forum: A Bottom-Up Approach to Enabling American Sign Language to Grow in STEM Fields},
  author={Jeffrey P. Bigham and Daniel S. Otero and Jessica N. DeWitt and Anna Cavender and Richard E. Ladner},
  booktitle={ICWSM},
  year={2008}
}
Deaf and hard of hearing students studying advanced topics in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) lack standard terminology to enable them to learn, discuss and contribute to their chosen fields. The ASLSTEM Forum enables the diverse, thinly-spread groups that are independently creating and using terminology to come together using a community-based, video-enabled web resource. A common vocabulary would provide interpreters with consistent terminology and enable deaf… CONTINUE READING
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