The videos below provide good examples of my teaching and lecturing style.
Meaning-making in Interpersonal Interactions:
Moving Beyond Exchanging Messages in Interaction
Neville Cohen Lecture, presented on May 24, 2017, at the Center for Augmentative & Alternative Communication (CAAC), University of Pretoria, South Africa. This video explores the question: What is “meaning-making” in interactions between people?
AAC in Action:
Online Problem-solving Discussion
This video depicts an interaction between Erna Alant and a special education classroom teacher regarding the benefits of an online discussion forum for teachers, therapists, and parents to promote the implementation of Augmentative & Alternative Communication (AAC) strategies in the lives of students with severe communication problems.
Introduction to Communication Is More Than Exchanging Messages: Social Closeness in AAC Intervention
The first of five excerpts from an October 2019 online presentation delivered for the ARPDC (Alberta Regional Professional Development Consortia). The remaining excerpts can be viewed at the following links:
- Part 2: Quality of Our Interactions
- Part 3: What Is Meaning-making?
- Part 4: Three Concepts in Intervention Focused on Meaning-making
- Part 5: New Nuanced Meaning
You can view the full 1-hour presentation video here: