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McKinnon, Cathy Chovaz; Moran, Greg; Pederson, David – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2004
The primary goal of this study was to examine the feasibility of using the Adult Attachment Interview (AAI) with 50 culturally deaf adults. Modifications to the standard protocol included using a visual-spatial language (American Sign Language) rather than a spoken language (English), as well as coding and procedural variations from the…
Descriptors: Deafness, Adults, Attachment Behavior, Interviews
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Richardson, John T. E.; Long, Gary L.; Woodley, Alan – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2004
It has been suggested that only 8% of postsecondary students in the United States who have a hearing loss have disclosed that hearing loss to their institutions. Consistent with this suggestion, two anonymous surveys of students enrolled in courses with the Open University in the United Kingdom suggested that there were roughly 9,000 students in…
Descriptors: Hearing Impairments, College Students, Self Disclosure (Individuals), Academic Achievement
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Foster, Susan; MacLeod, Janet – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2004
A qualitative study of deaf graduates of Rochester Institute of Technology in New York State who became supervisors in primarily hearing work settings found that having a mentor was a primary and persistent element in their career success. In the deaf individual's early years, generally it was a family member or teacher who conveyed a belief in…
Descriptors: Deafness, College Graduates, Mentors, Career Development
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Kelly, Ronald R.; Lang, Harry G.; Pagliaro, Claudia M. – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2003
A survey investigated mathematical word problem-solving practices of 133 mathematics teachers of students with deafness (grades 6-12). Half of the teachers were from center schools and the other half from mainstream programs. Results found that regardless of instructional setting, students were not being sufficiently engaged in cognitively…
Descriptors: Deafness, Educational Environment, Educational Practices, Inclusive Schools
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Kelly, Ronald R.; Lang, Harry G.; Mousley, Keith; Davis, Stacey M. – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2003
A study involving 80 undergraduates with deafness enrolled in first-year algebra courses found students were more likely to miscomprehend a relational statement and commit a reversal error when the required arithmetic operation was inconsistent with the statement's relational term. Reading ability influenced performance, and errors decreased as…
Descriptors: Algebra, Deafness, Learning Problems, Mathematics Achievement
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Schirmer, Barbara R. – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2003
After each page of reading a short story, 10 elementary students attending a residential school for the deaf were asked to think aloud (or think visibly). Participants constructed meaning, monitored comprehension, and activated strategies to improve comprehension, and evaluated, but did not demonstrate, each reading strategy within these…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Hearing Impairments, Metacognition, Reading Comprehension
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Kelly, Leonard P. – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2003
Key considerations for designing reading practice include determining the most effective methods to store word meanings for fluent retrieval during word recognition, making practice stimulating, determining whether practice ought to occur within or without the context of extended text, and addressing whether a target instructional objective is…
Descriptors: Deafness, Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education
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Barker, Lecia J. – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2003
A study investigated the acquisition of everyday vocabulary of 16 children (ages 8-14) with deafness in an auditory/oral program using specially designed computer-based vocabulary applications. On average, children learned 70 words for everyday objects from immediate use of the lessons and remembered nearly 39 after more than 4 weeks. (Contains…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Uses in Education, Deafness, Elementary Secondary Education
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Crowe, Teresa V. – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2003
A study involving 152 college students with deafness found students who had at least one parent with deafness and signed scored significantly higher on self-esteem measures than those with hearing parents who could or who could not sign. Overall, self-esteem scores for all respondents were high. (Contains references.) (Author/CR)
Descriptors: American Sign Language, Deafness, Family Characteristics, Family Influence
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Harvey, Michael A. – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2003
This article explores the psychological mechanisms of empathy with specific reference to sign language interpreters. It stresses that one must achieve a healthy balance of empathizing enough while shielding oneself from its perils to work effectively and ethically with a member of a minority group such as the deaf community. (Contains references.)…
Descriptors: Coping, Elementary Secondary Education, Empathy, Hearing Impairments
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LaSasso, Carol; Crain, Kelly; Leybaert, Jacqueline – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2003
A study compared the rhyme-generation ability of 20 college students with severe to profound deafness from cued speech (CS) and non-cued speech (NCS) backgrounds with 10 controls for consistent orthography-to-phonology (O-P) rhyming elements and inconsistent O-P. Participants from CS backgrounds did not differ significantly from the hearing…
Descriptors: Cued Speech, Deafness, Instructional Effectiveness, Phonology
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Steinberg, Annie; Bain, Lisa; Li, Yuelin; Delgado, Gilbert; Ruperto, Vivian – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2003
A study examined the decision making processes of 29 Hispanic families who have a child with hearing impairments. Results indicate language and cultural barriers often complicate deliberations of parents. The communication method chosen tended to be the one recommended by professionals, usually a combination of spoken English and sign language.…
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Cultural Influences, Deafness, Decision Making
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Polat, Filiz – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2003
A study involving 1,097 elementary and secondary students who are deaf found that degree of hearing loss, additional disability, and age at onset were negatively related to psychosocial adjustment. However, there was a positive relationship with the use of hearing aids, speech intelligibility, academic achievement, parental hearing status, and…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Age Differences, Communication Skills, Elementary Secondary Education
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Dyck, Murray J.; Denver, Esther – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2003
A study evaluated the effectiveness of an 11-lesson psychoeducational program designed to enhance the ability of 14 children (ages 9-13) with hearing impairments to understand their own emotional experience and that of others. Children were enrolled in an "oral" education program. Results indicate significant increases in emotional vocabulary and…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Emotional Development, Hearing Impairments, Instructional Effectiveness
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Miller, Katrina; Vernon, McCay – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2003
A study of 41 sex offenders who are deaf found the rate of sexual offending was 4 times the rate of sexual offending by hearing offenders, with 30% recidivism. Sixty-two percent of subjects were functionally illiterate. However, the performance IQs were comparable to those of the overall prison population. (Contains references.) (Author/CR)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adults, Criminals, Deafness
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