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Walton, Dawn; Borgna, Georgianna; Marschark, Marc; Crowe, Kathryn; Trussell, Jessica – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2019
The "unskilled and unaware effect" refers to the finding that individuals who are less knowledgeable or less skilled in a domain are relatively less able to evaluate their level of skill or effectively utilise feedback relative to individuals who are more skilled. Studies finding deaf students less accurate than hearing students in…
Descriptors: Deafness, Hearing (Physiology), Language Skills, Feedback (Response)
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Morrison, Carolyn; Marschark, Marc; Sarchet, Thomastine; Convertino, Carol M.; Borgna, Georgianna; Dirmyer, Richard – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2013
This study explored deaf and hearing university students' metacognitive awareness with regard to comprehension difficulties during reading and classroom instruction. Utilising the Reading Awareness Inventory (Milholic, V. 1994. "An inventory to pique students' metacognitive awareness of reading strategies." "Journal of Reading"…
Descriptors: Metacognition, College Students, Reading Comprehension, Oral Language
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Marschark, Marc; Bull, Rebecca; Sapere, Patricia; Nordmann, Emily; Skene, Wendy; Lukomski, Jennifer; Lumsden, Sarah – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2012
Perspectives on academic and social aspects of children's school experiences were obtained from deaf and hearing children and their (deaf or hearing) parents. Possible differences between (1) the views of children and their parents and (2) those of hearing children and their parents compared to deaf children and their parents were of particular…
Descriptors: Friendship, Deafness, Attitude Measures, Parent Attitudes
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Marschark, Marc; Spencer, Patricia Elizabeth; Adams, Jennifer; Sapere, Patricia – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2011
This paper examines research findings concerning the loci of the pervasive academic underachievement among deaf and hard-of-hearing (DHH) children and issues associated with interventions and instructional methods that could help to reduce or eliminate it. Investigators have hypothesised that at least 50% of the variability in DHH students'…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Underachievement, Deafness, Teaching Methods
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Marschark, Marc; Spencer, Patricia Elizabeth; Adams, Jennifer; Sapere, Patricia – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2011
Deaf and hard-of-hearing (DHH) children typically lag behind hearing age-mates in academic achievement. This paper describes recent findings indicating language and cognitive differences between DHH and hearing students that appear to explain some of their classroom challenges. There is currently only limited evidence with regard to the…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Underachievement, Deafness, Teaching Methods