NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Showing 1 to 15 of 16 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Humphries, Tom; Humphries, Jacqueline – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2011
The American Deaf community for several decades has been involved in sometimes complicated and often contested ways of defining what it means to be Deaf. It is our thesis that the processes of identity construction and the recent discourse of Deaf identity are not unique phenomena at all but echo the experience of other embedded cultural groups…
Descriptors: Deafness, Social Environment, Cultural Influences, Theses
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Czubek, Todd A. – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2006
There are not many elements of human life that have had as significant an impact on our development as literacy. Literacy has certainly been, and remains, a crucial issue especially in Deaf Education and in the Deaf World. The traditional definition of literacy has been exclusively understood as reading and writing. However, this article is…
Descriptors: Deafness, Literacy, American Sign Language, Relevance (Education)
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Paul, Peter V. – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2006
This article is a response to "Blue Listerine, Parochialism, and ASL Literacy" (Czubek, 2006). The author presents his views on the concepts of literacy and the new and multiple literacies. In addition, the merits of print literacy and other types of literacies are discussed. Although the author agrees that there is an American Sign…
Descriptors: American Sign Language, Deafness, Literacy, Cognitive Ability
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Johnston, Trevor – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2005
The ethics of the use of genetic screening and reproductive technologies to select against and for deafness is presented. It is argued that insofar as deafness is a disability it is ethical to act in such a way as to avoid the conception or birth of children with genetic or congenital deafness. The discovery and recognition of signing deaf…
Descriptors: Ethics, Deafness, Genetics, Birth
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Abdel-Fattah, M. A. – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2005
Sign language in the Arab World has been recently recognized and documented. Many efforts have been made to establish the sign language used in individual countries, including Jordan, Egypt, Libya, and the Gulf States, by trying to standardize the language and spread it among members of the Deaf community and those concerned. Such efforts produced…
Descriptors: Sign Language, Semitic Languages, Deafness, Diachronic Linguistics
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Bowe, Frank G. – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2003
In light of the large and growing numbers of "low functioning deaf" adults who read at very low levels, this article reviews research related to transition for adolescents with disabilities, especially those who are deaf or hard of hearing. It argues for a greater emphasis on vocational and independent living skills in transition programs.…
Descriptors: Adults, Curriculum Development, Daily Living Skills, Deafness
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Dugdale, Pat; Kennedy, Graeme; McKee, David; McKee, Rachel – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2003
This response to a previous article on aerial spelling (AS) in New Zealand Sign Language applauds the original author's effort to highlight an interesting feature of deaf communication but finds some claims questionable. These include the lack of research on AS, failure to include AS in the Dictionary of New Zealand Sign Language, and imposition…
Descriptors: Deafness, Elementary Secondary Education, Finger Spelling, Foreign Countries
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Antia, Shirin D.; Stinson, Michael S.; Gaustad, Martha Gonter – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2002
This article discusses the importance of membership in the inclusive education of students who are deaf/hard-of-hearing (D/HH). To facilitate membership, inclusive programs are urged to address carefully teacher attitudes, teacher roles and relationships, student knowledge and curriculum, structural barriers, extracurricular activities, community…
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Attitudes toward Disabilities, Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Siegel, Lawrence – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2002
This article argues that the need for and right to communication and language is fundamental to the human condition. It contends that given the historic difficulties children who are deaf and hard-of-hearing face, a constitutional right to communication is both necessary and legally sound. Relevant case law is reviewed. (Contains references.) (CR)
Descriptors: Adults, Children, Civil Rights, Civil Rights Legislation
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Miller, Katrina R.; Vernon, McCay – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2001
This article outlines linguistic barriers to due process for deaf defendants including: a speedy trial as a function of due process, linguistic diversity as a function of culture, cultural literacy as a function of due process, linguistic diversity as a function of education, linguistic deprivation, and language (including sign language)…
Descriptors: Adults, Communication Skills, Criminology, Cultural Differences
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Dean, Robyn K.; Pollard, Robert Q., Jr. – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2001
This article uses the framework of demand-control theory to examine the occupation of sign language interpreting. It discusses the environmental, interpersonal, and intrapersonal demands that impinge on the interpreter's decision latitude and notes the prevalence of cumulative trauma disorders, turnover, and burnout in the interpreting profession.…
Descriptors: Burnout, Deaf Interpreting, Deafness, Job Satisfaction
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Schirmer, Barbara R. – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2001
This article examines the issues underlying the relatively insignificant impact of research on literacy practice from the perspectives of the fields of literacy, special education, and deaf education. Recommendations are made for researchers and teachers of students with hearing impairments for bridging the gap between research and practice.…
Descriptors: Deafness, Elementary Secondary Education, Hearing Impairments, Literacy
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Meadow-Orlans, Kathryn P. – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2001
This article discusses research in deaf education. It addresses the social and cultural context of deaf education, the technological and policy context of deaf education, underrepresented and neglected groups of children with deafness, and funding for research on deafness. Topics of concern for the new millennium are identified. (Contains…
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, Deafness, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Lang, Harry G.; Stokoe, William – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2000
This article introduces a reprint of an 1835 article by Frederick Augustus Porter Barnard entitled, "Existing State of the Art of Instructing the Deaf and Dumb". It reviews Barnard's background and achievements (including 25 years as the president of Columbia College), his familial progressive deafness, and his advanced views on communication…
Descriptors: Adventitious Impairments, Biographies, College Presidents, Deafness
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Schlesinger, Hilde S. – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2000
This "classic" article (1972) in the field of deaf studies includes some interpretive notes for current readers. The article examines the effect of deafness on basic developmental tasks at each of the eight developmental stages of Erik Erikson's theory of psychosocial development and explains the more successful passage through these…
Descriptors: Child Development, Deafness, Developmental Psychology, Developmental Stages
Previous Page | Next Page ยป
Pages: 1  |  2