Graduate Research, Gallaudet University, 2017 Rodrigues, J. (2017). Reported Effects of Aging on Cognitive Function During ASL-English Interpreting: Evidence for an Interpreter Advantage? Exploratory phenomenological research study investigating reported effects of aging experienced by signed language interpreters during simultaneous interpreting.
Graduate Research, Northeastern University, 2011 Rodrigues, J. (2011). “Scaffolded Instruction: Incorporating ASL in the Interpreting Classroom.” Action Research study exploring student ability to achieve learning outcomes of an elective interpreting course using ASL as the language of instruction.
Research Assistant, Gallaudet University Department of Interpretation and Translation. 2016 - Dr. Laurie Swabey 2015 - Dr. Melanie Metzger, Dr. Keith Cagle and Dr. Dani Hunt 2014 - Dr. Cynthia Roy 2013 - Dr. Christopher Stone and Dr. Debra Russell
Rodrigues, J. (2022, September). Understanding effective communication in healthcare: Institutional vs. interpreter responsibilities for providing access. Presentation at the 2022 Conference of Interpreter Trainers. King of Prussia, PA.
Rodrigues, J. (2022, August). The letter or the spirit of the law: Barriers to effective communication access in U.S. hospitals. Presentation at the 2022 Association of Medical Professionals with Hearing Loss (AMPHL), Las Vegas, NV.
Rodrigues, J. (2017, October). Designated interpreting: Making the case for specialization. Presentation at the 2017 Pennsylvania Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf Conference. State College, PA.
Rodrigues, J. (2017, April). Healthcare interpreting: Using the NCIEC career lattice to assess competency. Presentation at the Mount Aloysius Interpreting conference. Cresson, PA.
Rodrigues, J. (2017, March). Reported effects of aging on cognitive function during ASL English interpreting: Evidence for an interpreter advantage? Poster presentation at the Symposium on Signed Language Interpretation and Translation Research. Gallaudet University, Washington, DC.
Rodrigues, J. (2016, June). Can interpreting make you smarter? Exploring the link between cognitive function, expertise and aging. NCIEC Emerging Scholars Webinar Series.
Rodrigues, J. (2014, April). Bridging the gap: Graduate to professional interpreter. Presentation at the Pennsylvania Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf Conference, Seven Springs, PA.
Miner, A., Rodrigues, J., and Smith, M. (2012, October) What the best college teachers do: Applications to interpreting. Presentation at the Conference of Interpreter Trainers Conference, Charlotte, NC.
Rodrigues, J. (2011, August) Excuse me…WHAT? A meaning-based approach to VRS interpreting. Workshop presented at the Inland Empire Interpreting Conference. Cal Baptist University, Riverside, CA.