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Allen, Thomas E.; Clark, M. Diane; del Giudice, Alex; Koo, Daniel; Lieberman, Amy; Mayberry, Rachel; Millerd, Paul – American Annals of the Deaf, 2009
Four critical responses to an article, "The Role of Phonology and Phonologically Related Skills in Reading Instruction for Students Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing" (Wang, Trezek, Luckner, & Paul, 2008), are presented. Issue is taken with the conclusions of the article by Wang and colleagues regarding the "necessary" condition of phonological…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Phonology, Partial Hearing, Deafness
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Paul, Peter V.; Wang, Ye; Trezek, Beverly J.; Luckner, John L. – American Annals of the Deaf, 2009
Paul, Wang, Trezek, and Luckner offer a rebuttal to an article by Allen, Clark, del Giudice, Koo, Lieberman, Mayberry, and Miller published in the same issue of the "American Annals of the Deaf" (Fall 2009) that is critical of an article by Wang, Trezek, Luckner, and Paul that was published in the Fall 2008 "Annals". Major themes from the article…
Descriptors: Phonology, Deafness, Literature Reviews, Research Methodology
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Woolsey, M. Lynn; Herring, Tina J.; Satterfield, Susan T. – American Annals of the Deaf, 2009
Social Studies is a devalued subject in public schools. Worse, apparently no research exists on social studies instruction for students in deaf education. The researchers investigated the allocation of time for social studies in 7 residential schools and 1 day school. Using an ecobehavioral assessment tool, they observed 30 deaf students (grades…
Descriptors: Day Schools, Residential Schools, Partial Hearing, Deafness
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Miller, Paul – American Annals of the Deaf, 2009
This case study reports on the progress of Navon, a 13-year-old boy with prelingual deafness, over a 3-month period following exposure to Logo, a computer programming language that visualizes specific programming commands by means of a virtual drawing tool called the Turtle. Despite an almost complete lack of skills in spoken and sign language,…
Descriptors: Speech, Sign Language, Programming Languages, Oral Language
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Bowen, Sandy K. – American Annals of the Deaf, 2008
Third- and fourth-grade students in two separate classrooms--one a classroom with only hearing students and the other a coenrolled classroom with hearing, hard of hearing, and deaf students--were assessed to determine friendship patterns, attitudes, beliefs, and perceptions about sign language and deafness. Sociograms, interviews, and videotape…
Descriptors: Sign Language, Partial Hearing, Deafness, Friendship
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Wauters, Loes N.; van Bon, Wim H. J.; Tellings, Agnes E. J. M.; van Leeuwe, Jan F. J. – American Annals of the Deaf, 2006
The present study examined whether specific item characteristics, such as mode of acquisition (MoA) of word meanings, make reading comprehension tests particularly difficult for deaf children. Reading comprehension data on nearly 13,000 hearing 7-to-12-year-olds and 253 deaf 7-to-20-year-olds were analyzed, divided across test levels from second…
Descriptors: Semantics, Deafness, Age Differences, Reading Comprehension
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Kelman, Celeste Azulay; Branco, Angela Uchoa – American Annals of the Deaf, 2004
Inclusion of deaf children in regular classrooms is often described as unsuccessful. The present article shows how communicative and metacommunicative strategies used in teacher(s)-deaf students(s) interactions may facilitate inclusion. A fourth-grade classroom was investigated where a coteaching approach--a master teacher working with a teacher…
Descriptors: Deafness, Classroom Environment, Inclusive Schools, Communication Strategies