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McDaniel, Jena; Benítez-Barrera, Carlos R.; Soares, Ana C.; Vargas, Andrea; Camarata, Stephen – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2019
Effective vocabulary interventions for children with hearing loss, including children who are bilingual, are needed because of persistent vocabulary deficits in this population. Current instructional practices for children with hearing loss who are bilingual vary in the degree to which they incorporate the language the child uses at home.…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, Comparative Analysis, Bilingual Education, Monolingualism
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Veyvoda, Michelle A.; Kretschmer, Robert; Wang, Ye – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2019
Students who are deaf or hard of hearing (DHH) increasingly attend local public schools, in which speech and language clinicians (SLCs) may lack experience with the individualized needs of a heterogeneous student population. This study explored the experiences of SLCs with students who are DHH in three different types of educational settings.…
Descriptors: Deafness, Hearing Impairments, Speech Language Pathology, Allied Health Personnel
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Davenport, Carrie A.; Alber-Morgan, Sheila R.; Clancy, Shannon M.; Kranak, Michael P. – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2017
This study examined the effects of a picture racetrack game on the acquisition, maintenance, and generalization of picture labeling for 2 preschool students who are deaf. The game consisted of placing photographs representing individualized target vocabulary around a racetrack board and prompting the participant to sign each photo. A multiple…
Descriptors: Deafness, Preschool Children, Vocabulary Development, Educational Games
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Holmer, Emil; Heimann, Mikael; Rudner, Mary – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2017
Strengthening the connections between sign language and written language may improve reading skills in deaf and hard-of-hearing (DHH) signing children. The main aim of the present study was to investigate whether computerized sign language-based literacy training improves reading skills in DHH signing children who are learning to read. Further,…
Descriptors: Deafness, Partial Hearing, Computer Uses in Education, Sign Language
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Marshall, Matthew M.; Carrano, Andres L.; Dannels, Wendy A. – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2016
Individuals who are deaf and hard-of-hearing (DHH) are underrepresented in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) professions, and this may be due in part to their level of preparation in the development and retention of mathematical and problem-solving skills. An approach was developed that incorporates experiential learning and…
Descriptors: Problem Solving, Partial Hearing, Deafness, Experiential Learning
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Messier, Jane; Wood, Carla – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2015
The present intervention study explored the word learning of 18 children with cochlear implants in response to E-book instruction. Capitalizing on the multimedia options available in electronic storybooks, the intervention incorporated videos and definitions to provide a vocabulary intervention that includes evidence-based teaching strategies. The…
Descriptors: Deafness, Children, Electronic Publishing, Childrens Literature
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Benedict, Kendra M.; Rivera, Maria C.; Antia, Shirin D. – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2015
The purpose of this intervention study was to examine the use of a metacognitive strategy--the Comprehension, Check, and Repair Strategy--on strategic reading behavior, nonstrategic reading behavior, and reading comprehension of students who are deaf or hard of hearing (D/HH). A multiple baseline design was used across 3 teacher-student dyads.…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Reading Skills, Reading Comprehension, Deafness
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Trussell, Jessica W.; Easterbrooks, Susan R. – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2015
Deaf and hard-of-hearing (DHH) students have delayed morphographic knowledge that negatively affects their morphographic analysis and decoding abilities. Morphographic analysis instruction may improve DHH students' morphographic knowledge delay. The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of morphographic instruction on the…
Descriptors: Deafness, Hearing Impairments, Teaching Methods, Reading Skills
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Borders, Christina M.; Bock, Stacey Jones; Szymanski, Christen – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2015
Students who have a hearing loss and a comorbid diagnosis of an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have multiple obstacles to overcome. Using Gallaudet Research Institute data, Szymanski, Brice, Lam, and Hotto calculated 1 deaf student in 59 received services for both a hearing loss and an ASD (Szymanski, Brice, Lam, & Hotto, 2012). Teachers of…
Descriptors: Hearing Impairments, Deafness, Comorbidity, Autism
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Wolbers, Kimberly A.; Dostal, Hannah M.; Graham, Steve; Cihak, David; Kilpatrick, Jennifer R.; Saulsburry, Rachel – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2015
Strategic and Interactive Writing Instruction (SIWI) has led to improved writing and language outcomes among deaf and hard of hearing (DHH) middle grades students. The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of SIWI on the written expression of DHH elementary students across recount/personal narrative, information report, and persuasive…
Descriptors: Writing Instruction, Teaching Methods, Deafness, Hearing Impairments
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Mounty, Judith L.; Pucci, Concetta T.; Harmon, Kristen C. – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2014
A primary tenet underlying American Sign Language/English bilingual education for deaf students is that early access to a visual language, developed in conjunction with language planning principles, provides a foundation for literacy in English. The goal of this study is to obtain an emic perspective on bilingual deaf readers transitioning from…
Descriptors: Deafness, American Sign Language, English, Oral Communication Method
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Miller, Elizabeth M.; Lederberg, Amy R.; Easterbrooks, Susan R. – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2013
The goal of this study was to explore the development of spoken phonological awareness for deaf and hard-of-hearing children (DHH) with functional hearing (i.e., the ability to access spoken language through hearing). Teachers explicitly taught five preschoolers the phonological awareness skills of syllable segmentation, initial phoneme isolation,…
Descriptors: Language Skills, Teaching Methods, Syllables, Emergent Literacy
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Musengi, Martin; Ndofirepi, Amasa; Shumba, Almon – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2013
The study explores the communication challenges faced by teacher trainees in teaching deaf learners and the opportunities that they present. A critical disabilities study approach within the qualitative paradigm was employed to collect interview data from 14 trainee teachers (6 were men and 8 women) and 5 of their specialist mentors (all of them…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Teaching Methods, Sign Language, Foreign Countries
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Garberoglio, Carrie Lou; Gobble, Mark E.; Cawthon, Stephanie W. – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2012
Teachers' sense of efficacy, or the belief that teachers have of their capacity to make an impact on students' performance, is an unexplored construct in deaf education research. This study included data from 296 respondents to examine the relationship of teacher and school characteristics with teachers' sense of efficacy in 80 different deaf…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Educational Strategies, Classroom Techniques, Self Efficacy
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Enns, Charlotte J.; Herman, Rosalind C. – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2011
Signed languages continue to be a key element of deaf education programs that incorporate a bilingual approach to teaching and learning. In order to monitor the success of bilingual deaf education programs, and in particular to monitor the progress of children acquiring signed language, it is essential to develop an assessment tool of signed…
Descriptors: Deafness, Language Skills, Researchers, Language Acquisition
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