Laura B Jackson

Instructor • ASL/English Interpreting

Exceptional, Deaf, and Interpreter Education • College of Education & Human Services

Areas of Expertise

Teaching: distance learning; interpreting

Technology: online course development; UDL; instructional design

Research: assessment; differentiated instruction

Education

Ed.D., University of Florida (currently enrolled)

  • Curriculum and Instruction/Educational Technology

M.A., Gallaudet University

  • Linguistics

B.A., Flagler College

  • Elementary Education
  • Deaf Education

Biography

Laura Jackson, MA; SC:L, CI, CT, is an Instructor in the Interpreting program. She received her BA in Deaf Education/Elementary Education from Flagler College, and her MA in Linguistics from Gallaudet University. Mrs. Jackson is a doctoral student at the University of Florida. She has been a nationally certified interpreter for more than ten years, and has experience interpreting in a wide range of settings. Mrs. Jackson has also completed Masters level coursework in Interpreting and International Development, which led to her partnership with the Jamaica Association for the Deaf in Kingston, Jamaica, where she worked both on and off site to improve services for the Deaf community on the island. Additionally, she has completed extensive training in online teaching, including a Master Online Teaching certification program, and assists faculty in designing and developing online courses. 

Affiliations

Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID)

Florida Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (FRID)

Conference of Interpreter Trainers (CIT)

American Sign Language Teachers Association (ASLTA)

JacksonContact Information

(904) 620-5406

laura.jackson@unf.edu