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Howley, Craig; Howley, Aimee; Telfer, Deborah – American Annals of the Deaf, 2017
Multimethod study examined the 50 U.S. states' preparation and licensure practices regarding students with low-incidence sensory disabilities (LISD). The researchers used document review and structured interviews with state education agency representatives. It was found that institutions of higher education (IHEs) in 38 states offer at least one…
Descriptors: Mixed Methods Research, Disabilities, Perceptual Impairments, Documentation
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Cannon, Joanna E.; Luckner, John L. – American Annals of the Deaf, 2016
As the field of education of the d/Deaf and hard of hearing (d/Dhh) continues to diversify, postsecondary institutions must pay close attention not only to the changing needs of d/Dhh students but to the practitioners they are preparing to serve this population. Students who are d/Dhh and come from homes where a language other than English or…
Descriptors: Deafness, Teacher Education Programs, Partial Hearing, Teacher Effectiveness
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Golos, Debbie B.; Moses, Annie M. – American Annals of the Deaf, 2013
With the increase in research on multiliteracies comes greater interest in exploring multiple pathways of learning for deaf children. Educational media have been increasingly examined as a tool for facilitating the development of deaf children's language and literacy skills. The authors investigated whether preschool deaf children (N = 31)…
Descriptors: Deafness, Preschool Children, Literacy Education, Language Acquisition
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Cawthon, Stephanie W. – American Annals of the Deaf, 2011
The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB) has had a monumental impact over the past decade on how educational reform is viewed in the United States. As a result of how the law is structured, schools for students who are deaf or hard of hearing have been the focus of attention for educational reform under NCLB. While there have been some shifts…
Descriptors: School Restructuring, Federal Legislation, Partial Hearing, Deafness
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Stryker, Deborah S. – American Annals of the Deaf, 2011
Given that little is empirically known about the use of distance education within deaf education teacher preparation (DETP) programs, the purpose of the present study was to obtain baseline data on distance education activities in these programs. Using a census of the program coordinators of the 68 DETP programs in the United States, the…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Deafness, Teacher Education, Teacher Education Programs
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Arenson, Rebecca; Kretschmer, Robert E. – American Annals of the Deaf, 2010
A qualitative study was conducted that reflected an analysis of a 6-week poetry unit in a language arts classroom of 6th and 8th graders at a school for the deaf in a large city in the northeastern United States. The school served a large population of children of poverty who were of Latino and African American descent. The study was guided by 4…
Descriptors: Special Schools, Deafness, Urban Areas, Grade 8
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Vernon, McCay – American Annals of the Deaf, 2010
Being deaf and in prison is a horror. The main fear of prison inmates, whether Deaf or hearing, is that they will be raped, killed, or subjected to other forms of violence. Such fears are based in reality. The recent overcrowding of jails and prisons has increased these problems significantly. A major reason for this situation is the blatant…
Descriptors: Institutionalized Persons, Correctional Institutions, Deafness, Vocational Education
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Dolman, David – American Annals of the Deaf, 2010
The number of deaf education teacher preparation programs and the number of program graduates were tabulated from reference issues of the "American Annals of the Deaf" beginning in 1973 and progressing every third year through 2009. Programs and graduates reached their highest levels from the mid-1970s through mid-1980s. In 2006 and…
Descriptors: Partial Hearing, Deafness, Enrollment Trends, Teacher Education Programs
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Kurkova, Petra; Scheetz, Nanci; Stelzer, Jiri – American Annals of the Deaf, 2010
The authors describe and compare how physical education classes and healthy lifestyle concepts are taught in selected Czech and U.S. schools for the deaf. Professionals who participated in the study included principals and teachers employed by 4 schools for the deaf. Data from schools were collected during the summer and fall semesters, and…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Partial Hearing, Deafness, Foreign Countries
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Vernon, McCay; Leigh, Irene W. – American Annals of the Deaf, 2007
The issue of mental health services available to adults and children in the United States who are deaf is addressed. Included is a historical perspective on the changes in these services over the last 50 years. Within this scope, the current status of services is described in some detail. Psychological research on children who are deaf is…
Descriptors: Health Services, Psychological Studies, Deafness, Mental Health
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Pagliaro, C.; Kritzer, K. L. – American Annals of the Deaf, 2005
The study documents what deaf education teachers know about discrete mathematics topics and determines if these topics are present in the mathematics curriculum. Survey data were collected from 290 mathematics teachers at center and public school programs serving a minimum of 120 students with hearing loss, grades K-8 or K-12, in the United…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Deafness, Teacher Surveys, Teacher Characteristics
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Wilson, A. T. – American Annals of the Deaf, 2005
American Organizations bringing assistance to deaf people in developing countries unintentionally create relationships of dependency or oppression rather than relationships of support. Using qualitative methods, the author examined the effectiveness of development assistance provided to the Jamaican Deaf community by two American churches, one…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Deafness, Developing Nations, Qualitative Research
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Punch, R.; Hyde, M.; Creed, P. A. – American Annals of the Deaf, 2004
Career theorists emphasize the importance of the development of career maturity in adolescents if they are to successfully negotiate the school-to-work transition. Transitions of deaf and hard of hearing adolescents may be especially problematic. The authors examine the implications of current labor market trends for young people, in particular…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Vocational Maturity, Career Development, Deafness
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Steffan, Richard C., Jr. – American Annals of the Deaf, 2004
The author outlines the major elements of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 and describes the law's impact on deaf education. The law's stated purpose is to close the achievement gap with accountability, flexibility, and choice, so that no child is left behind. The specific goal of the law is to ensure that all students are 100% proficient in…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Special Education, Accountability, Educational Policy
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Mitchell, Ross E. – American Annals of the Deaf, 2004
Data from the 1999-2000 Annual Survey of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children and Youth (GRI Annual Survey; Gallaudet Research Institute, 2000) are systematically compared with those summarized by the U.S. Department of Education (2001, 2002) in the Annual Report to Congress on the Implementation of the Individuals With Disabilities Education Act…
Descriptors: Deafness, Special Education, Surveys, Sampling
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