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Silvestri, Julia; Wang, Ye – American Annals of the Deaf, 2018
The purpose of the study was to uncover and describe psycholinguistic and sociocognitive factors facilitating effective reading by signing adults who are profoundly deaf and do not use hearing technology. The sample comprised four groups, each consisting of 15 adults, for a total of 60 participants. The four groups were "deaf…
Descriptors: Grounded Theory, Adults, Deafness, Reading Instruction
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Wang, Ye; Silvestri, Julia A.; Jahromi, Laudan B. – American Annals of the Deaf, 2018
The purpose of the study was to identify factors related to reading comprehension, and to compare similarities and differences in the reading processes of deaf and hearing adults. The sample included four groups, each consisting of 15 adults. The groups were identified as (a) deaf high-achieving readers, (b) deaf low-achieving readers, (c) hearing…
Descriptors: Deafness, Hearing Impairments, Adults, Reading Comprehension
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Rufsvold, Ronda; Wang, Ye; Hartman, Maria C.; Arora, Sonia B.; Smolen, Elaine R. – American Annals of the Deaf, 2018
The researchers investigated the effects of adult language input on the quantity of language, vocabulary development, and understanding of basic concepts of deaf and hard of hearing (DHH) children who used listening and spoken language. Using audio recording and Language ENvironment Analysis (LENA) software, the study involved 30 preschool DHH…
Descriptors: Deafness, Hearing Impairments, Preschool Children, Vocabulary Development
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Guan, Connie Qun; Wang, Ye – American Annals of the Deaf, 2017
Comparing deaf and hard of hearing (DHH) children with their hearing peers in learning Chinese, the study tested the lexical quality hypothesis (Perfetti, 1992, 2007), which asserts the importance of building orthographic, phonological, and semantic connections in high-quality lexical representations. DHH children and hearing peers matched on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Deafness, Hearing Impairments, Semantics
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Wang, Ye; Hartman, Maria; Aziz, Nurul Akmar Abdul; Arora, Sonia; Shi, Lingyun; Tunison, Ellie – American Annals of the Deaf, 2017
The authors systematically reviewed peer-reviewed studies done with LENA (Language ENvironment Analysis) technology, guided by three research questions: (a) What types of studies have been conducted, and with which populations, since the launch of LENA technology?; (b) What challenges related to use of LENA technology were identified?; and (c)…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Technology Integration, Barriers, Language Acquisition
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Rosen, Russell S.; Hartman, Maria C.; Wang, Ye – American Annals of the Deaf, 2017
In this article in this "American Annals of the Deaf" special issue that also includes the present article, Grushkin (EJ1174123) argues that the writing difficulties of many deaf and hard of hearing children result primarily from the orthographic nature of the writing system; he proposes a new system based on features found in signed…
Descriptors: Deafness, Hearing Impairments, Sign Language, Written Language
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Wang, Ye; Andrews, Jean – American Annals of the Deaf, 2014
In this, the first article in the "American Annals of the Deaf" special issue on English reading development for individuals who are d/Deaf and hard of hearing, the coeditors aim to promote interdisciplinary dialogue among researchers regarding literacy research with d/Deaf and hard of hearing (d/Dhh) students by setting the tone for an…
Descriptors: Hypothesis Testing, Qualitative Research, Deafness, Partial Hearing
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Wang, Ye; Williams, Cheri – American Annals of the Deaf, 2014
In a qualitative meta-analysis , the researchers systematically reviewed qualitative and quantitative meta-analyses on reading research with PK-12 students published after the 2000 National Reading Panel (NRP) report. Eleven qualitative and 39 quantitative meta-analyses were reviewed examining reading research with typically developing hearing…
Descriptors: Reading Research, Meta Analysis, Deafness, Hearing Impairments
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Wang, Ye; Spychala, Heather; Harris, Regina S.; Oetting, Tara L. – American Annals of the Deaf, 2013
The study explored the effects of a phonics-based early intervention package on the early reading skills of three preschool students who were d/Deaf or hard of hearing who differed in regard to degree of hearing loss, use of amplification, and communication mode. The 40-week intervention (50-week in one case) was delivered through individual and…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Phonics, Early Intervention, Deafness
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Wang, Ye – American Annals of the Deaf, 2011
Deaf and hard of hearing students, who cannot successfully access and utilize information in print, experience various difficulties in conventional science instruction, which heavily relies on lectures and textbooks. The purpose of the present review is threefold. First, an overview of inquiry-based science instruction reform, including the…
Descriptors: Inquiry, Active Learning, Partial Hearing, Deafness
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Wang, Ye; Paul, Peter V. – American Annals of the Deaf, 2011
In a comparison between the Cornerstones approach--a literature-based, technology-infused literacy project--and an instructional method designated the Typical approach, a mixed method design was used to answer three research questions: (a) Will children who are deaf or hard of hearing demonstrate differences in beginning reading skills as measured…
Descriptors: Deafness, Literacy, Reading Skills, Instructional Effectiveness
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Aceti, Katherine Jane; Wang, Ye – American Annals of the Deaf, 2010
The study explored the effects of an 8-week intervention in which a teacher/researcher used direct instruction to show the multiple meanings of 7 words to 4 deaf students ages 11-13 years in a school for the deaf. Applying conclusions from emerging research that links knowledge and strategy with metacognitive skills, the teacher/researcher used…
Descriptors: Direct Instruction, Special Schools, Reading Comprehension, Deafness
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Kretschmer, Robert E.; Wang, Ye; Hartman, Maria C. – American Annals of the Deaf, 2010
It is suggested that articles in an "American Annals of the Deaf" special issue on teacher action research constitute a 2-tiered metastudy: The first article serves as a literature review of the teacher-as-researcher notion; 5 subsequent articles form the data set for a higher-order teacher-as-researcher inquiry. It is maintained that the…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Preservice Teachers, Schools of Education, Action Research
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Wang, Ye – American Annals of the Deaf, 2010
The ongoing debate on Deaf epistemologies reflects two major paradigms in deaf education: positivism and constructivism. The present article investigates Deaf epistemologies through a metaparadigm, which should blur the boundaries among different paradigms and connect the epistemological inquiry to instructional practice for d/Deaf students. The…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Literacy Education, Learning Activities, Models
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Smith, Andrea; Wang, Ye – American Annals of the Deaf, 2010
The researchers explored the effectiveness of Visual Phonics as a reading instructional tool when used in conjunction with a modified version of the Fountas and Pinnell Kindergarten Phonics Curriculum (Fountas & Pinnell, 2002) with a preschool student who was deaf. The study participant was a 4-year-old deaf child who had a cochlear implant.…
Descriptors: Phonics, Deafness, Phonological Awareness, Assistive Technology
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