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Nikolaraizi, Magda; Vekiri, Ioanna; Easterbrooks, Susan R. – American Annals of the Deaf, 2013
A mixed research design was used to examine how deaf students used the visual resources of a multimedia software package that was designed to support reading comprehension. The viewing behavior of 8 deaf students, ages 8-12 years, was recorded during their interaction with multimedia software that included narrative texts enriched with Greek Sign…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Literacy, Visual Literacy, Sign Language
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Hadjikakou, Kika; Nikolaraizi, Magda – American Annals of the Deaf, 2011
The present study investigated the current functions of Deaf clubs in Cyprus and in Greece. The researchers conducted in-depth semistructured interviews with 24 Cypriot and 22 Greek deaf individuals ages 19-54 years. The researchers found that the Deaf clubs in both countries provide a gathering place for deaf people, organize social and sport…
Descriptors: Role Models, Deafness, Clubs, Foreign Countries
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Nikolaraizi, Magda; Makri, Maria – American Annals of the Deaf, 2005
The study explored the beliefs of 100 residents of Greece about the capabilities of deaf people living in that country. Participants included deaf adults who communicated in Greek Sign Language (GSL), deaf adults who communicated orally, hearing adults who attended GSL courses, and hearing adults who did not attend such courses. Beliefs were…
Descriptors: Deafness, Attitudes toward Disabilities, Foreign Countries, Adults
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Lampropoulou, Venetta; Konstantareas, M. Mary – American Annals of the Deaf, 1998
A study involving 42 mothers of Greek children with deafness found mothers of younger children, of boys, and those reporting greater stress, had longer and more frequent involvement with their children. Mothers with greater stress were more likely to rate the affective tone of their involvement as more chorelike. (Author/CR)
Descriptors: Age Differences, Children, Coping, Deafness
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Lampropoulou, Venetta; Padeliadu, Sussana – American Annals of the Deaf, 1997
A study examined and compared the attitudes of three groups of Greek teachers (n=290) working in different placements toward disability and inclusion. Teachers of students with deafness had a more favorable attitude than did other teachers toward people with disabilities, but their attitudes toward integration were the most negative. (Author/CR)
Descriptors: Attitudes toward Disabilities, Deafness, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries