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Borgna, Georgianna; Walton, Dawn; Convertino, Carol; Marschark, Marc; Trussell, Jessica – Deafness & Education International, 2018
Various studies have examined possible loci of deaf learners' documented challenges with regard to reading, usually focusing on language-related factors. Deaf students also frequently struggle in mathematics and science, but fewer studies have examined possible reasons for those difficulties. The present study examined numerical and non-numerical…
Descriptors: Numeracy, Deafness, College Students, Mathematical Aptitude
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Lee, ChongMin; Pott, Scot A. – Deafness & Education International, 2018
Although the attitudes of hearing people towards deaf people have been studied for several years, most of these studies have focused on medical professionals or children in K-12 classrooms. Limited research has examined the attitudes of hearing university students towards deaf people in sign language courses. This study aimed to investigate and…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Deafness, Sign Language, College Students
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Marschark, Marc; Walton, Dawn; Crowe, Kathryn; Borgna, Georgianna; Kronenberger, William G. – Deafness & Education International, 2018
This study explored possible associations of social maturity, executive function (EF), self-efficacy, and communication variables among deaf university students, both cochlear implant (CI) users and nonusers. Previous studies have demonstrated differences between deaf and hearing children and young adults in EF and EF-related social and cognitive…
Descriptors: Maturity (Individuals), Self Efficacy, Executive Function, Deafness
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Holmström, Ingela; Schönström, Krister – Deafness & Education International, 2017
Although once placed solely in deaf schools, a growing number of deaf students in Sweden are now enrolling in mainstream schools. In order to maintain a functional educational environment for these students, municipalities are required to provide a variety of supporting resources, e.g. technological equipment and specialized personnel. However,…
Descriptors: Deafness, Partial Hearing, Foreign Countries, Mainstreaming
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Laugen, Nina J.; Jacobsen, Karl H.; Rieffe, Carolien; Wichstrøm, Lars – Deafness & Education International, 2017
Hearing loss may represent a risk for developing social skills difficulties; however, little is known about the potential risk resulting from unilateral or mild bilateral hearing loss (UMHL). We compared the social skills of 14 children with UMHL and 21 children with moderate to severe hearing loss (MSHL) with those of 123 children with typical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Interpersonal Competence, Preschool Children, Hearing Impairments
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Goldblat, Ester; Pinto, Ofir Y. – Deafness & Education International, 2017
Auditory-verbal therapy (AVT) is an instructional approach for children with hearing loss (HL) that emphasizes auditory learning. Studies relating to the effectiveness of AVT usually relate to speech and language outcomes of young children receiving AVT. Little is known about outcomes of these children later on, such as academic achievements. The…
Descriptors: Hearing Impairments, Outcomes of Education, Academic Achievement, Young Adults
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Chen, Pei-Hua; Liu, Ting-Wei – Deafness & Education International, 2017
Telepractice provides an alternative form of auditory-verbal therapy (eAVT) intervention through videoconferencing; this can be of immense benefit for children with hearing loss, especially those living in rural or remote areas. The effectiveness of eAVT for the language development of Mandarin-speaking preschoolers with hearing loss was…
Descriptors: Congenital Impairments, Hearing Impairments, Mandarin Chinese, Listening
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Almotiri, Abdullah – Deafness & Education International, 2017
Understanding how deaf and hard-of-hearing (DHH) international students transition to post-secondary institutions is important for ensuring their academic and personal success. In this grounded theory study, five Saudi Arabian students who are DHH and enrolled at Gallaudet University were interviewed about their transition experience. Participants…
Descriptors: Deafness, Postsecondary Education, Grounded Theory, Student Experience
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Most, Tova; Ingber, Sara – Deafness & Education International, 2016
The purpose of the study was to investigate the attitudes of parents of normal hearing (NH) children towards the inclusion of deaf and hard of hearing (DHH) children in the educational setting of their child. In particular, it examined the effect of parental socio economic status (SES) and exposure to inclusion (whether their child was in a class…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inclusion, Socioeconomic Status, Parent Attitudes
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Ahmad, Aznan Che; Brown, P. Margaret – Deafness & Education International, 2016
This study investigated how the type and duration of early intervention (EI) experience impacts hearing parents' views of the importance of different types of facilitative communication strategies when interacting with their children who are deaf or hard of hearing (D/HH). Sixteen mothers were involved in the study. Respondents were allocated to…
Descriptors: Communication Strategies, Mothers, Deafness, Hearing Impairments
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Al-Dababneh, Kholoud Adeeb; Al-Zboon, Eman K.; Akour, Mutasem Mohammad – Deafness & Education International, 2016
This study investigates what competencies are needed by teachers of children who are deaf and hard-of-hearing (DHH), in the changing circumstances of their profession in Jordan. One hundred and five teachers of children who are DHH from kindergarten up to primary grade took part in this study. A scale was developed in order to achieve the goals of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Competencies, Deafness, Hearing Impairments
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Yuknis, Christina – Deafness & Education International, 2015
The success of inclusive education is largely dependent on teachers' perceptions, attitudes, and beliefs about where students with disabilities should be educated. This study examined pre-service teacher (PST) perspectives on inclusion for one subpopulation, students who are deaf, before and after taking a course that establishes the foundation…
Descriptors: Student Teacher Attitudes, Inclusion, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers
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Donne, Vicki; Rugg, Natalie – Deafness & Education International, 2015
This study sought to investigate reading perceptions, computer use perceptions, and online reading comprehension strategy use of 26 students who are deaf/hard of hearing in grades 4 through 8 attending public school districts in a tri-state area of the U.S. Students completed an online questionnaire and descriptive analysis indicated that students…
Descriptors: Partial Hearing, Deafness, Reading Comprehension, Reading Strategies
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Pinquart, Martin; Pfeiffer, Jens P. – Deafness & Education International, 2015
While bullying is a common phenomenon at schools in general, very few studies have addressed bullying in students with hearing impairment. This study assessed being bullied and bullying others in 181 adolescents from German schools for students who are deaf and hard of hearing, and in 259 hearing peers from regular schools. Students who are deaf…
Descriptors: Bullying, Hearing Impairments, Partial Hearing, Deafness
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Blom, Helen C.; Marschark, Marc – Deafness & Education International, 2015
This study was designed to evaluate the potential of simultaneous communication (sign and speech together) to support classroom learning by college students who use cochlear implants (CIs). Metacognitive awareness of learning also was evaluated. A within-subjects design involving 40 implant users indicated that the student participants learned…
Descriptors: Assistive Technology, Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques, Speech Communication
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