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Marschark, Marc; Sarchet, Thomastine; Trani, Alexandra – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2016
Deaf individuals have been found to score lower than hearing individuals across a variety of memory tasks involving both verbal and nonverbal stimuli, particularly those requiring retention of serial order. Deaf individuals who are native signers, meanwhile, have been found to score higher on visual-spatial memory tasks than on verbal-sequential…
Descriptors: Sign Language, Language Usage, Short Term Memory, Hearing (Physiology)
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Marschark, Marc; Sarchet, Thomastine; Convertino, Carol M.; Borgna, Georgianna; Morrison, Carolyn; Remelt, Sarah – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2012
This study explored relations of print exposure, academic achievement, and reading habits among 100 deaf and 100 hearing college students. As in earlier studies, recognition tests for book titles and magazine titles were used as measures of print exposure, college entrance test scores were used as measures of academic achievement, and students…
Descriptors: College Students, Reading Habits, Recognition (Psychology), Elementary Secondary Education
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Richardson, John T. E.; Marschark, Marc; Sarchet, Thomastine; Sapere, Patricia – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2010
In order to better understand academic achievement among deaf and hard-of-hearing students in different educational placements, an exploratory study examined the experiences of postsecondary students enrolled in mainstream programs (with hearing students) versus separate programs (without hearing students) at the same institution. The Course…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Deafness, Access to Information, Teaching Methods
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Convertino, Carol M.; Marschark, Marc; Sapere, Patricia; Sarchet, Thomastine; Zupan, Megan – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2009
For both practical and theoretical reasons, educators and educational researchers seek to determine predictors of academic success for students at different levels and from different populations. Studies involving hearing students at the postsecondary level have documented significant predictors of success relating to various demographic factors,…
Descriptors: Deafness, College Students, Academic Achievement, Predictor Variables