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Alasim, Khalid; Paul, Peter V. – Deafness & Education International, 2019
Students who are hard of hearing in Saudi Arabia are educated full-time in self-contained classrooms. One possible reason that these students have not been included in general education classrooms is related to teachers' attitudes. The present study investigated the attitudes of teachers of students who are hard of hearing and of general education…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Deafness, Hearing Impairments, Self Contained Classrooms
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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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Guarinello, Ana Cristina; Massi, Giselle; Berberian, Ana Paula; Tonocchi, Rita; Valentin, Silvana Mendonça Lopes – Deafness & Education International, 2017
This article aims to investigate deaf people's reasons to participate in a therapeutic group and to analyze some of their reflections on the use of written Portuguese language produced inside this group within a sociocultural perspective. It was carried out at a School for the deaf located in Curitiba, ParanĂ¡ State/Brazil in a partnership with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Speech Language Pathology, Group Therapy, Written Language
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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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Clark, M. Diane; Daggett, Dorri J. – Deafness & Education International, 2015
Cultural life scripts are defined as culturally shared expectations that focus on a series of events that are ordered in time. In these scripts, generalized expectations for what to expect through the life course are outlined. This study examined the possibility of a Deaf American Life Script developed in relationship to the use of a visual…
Descriptors: Deafness, College Students, Self Concept, Personal Narratives
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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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Saunders, Jo – Deafness and Education International, 2012
The purpose of this study was to investigate the support that exists for deaf students in the transition between further education and school into higher education in the UK. Deaf students make applications to higher education from a variety of educational institutions, such as Specialist Colleges for the Deaf, hearing impaired units within…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Adult Education, Foreign Countries, Deafness
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Chute, Patricia M. – Deafness and Education International, 2012
The evolving technology of the cochlear implant has provided profoundly deaf children with increased access to classroom content and as a result expanded their academic potential. Colleges and universities provide a range of options available and offer opportunities for higher education that was previously reserved for a small group. However, the…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Higher Education, Deafness, Student Interests
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Gou, J.; Smith, J.; Valero, J.; Rubio, I. – Deafness and Education International, 2011
This paper reports on a clinical trial evaluating outcomes of a frequency-lowering technique for adolescents and young adults with severe to profound hearing impairment. Outcomes were defined by changes in aided thresholds, speech perception, and acceptance. The participants comprised seven young people aged between 13 and 25 years. They were…
Descriptors: Speech, Oral Language, Hearing Impairments, Young Adults
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McDermid, Campbell – Deafness and Education International, 2009
Deaf instructors of American Sign Language have taught ASL in formal institutions of higher learning for several decades now, yet little is known of the challenges they face within those contexts. In this study, interviews with instructors of five ASL--English Interpreter Programs (AEIP) and four Deaf Studies Programs (DSP) in Canada identified a…
Descriptors: Deafness, Foreign Countries, Social Capital, American Sign Language
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Barnes, Lynne – Deafness and Education International, 2006
There is clear evidence that increasing numbers of deaf students are now beginning to enter higher education (http://www.natdisteam.ac.uk). However, it is also evident that many of these students enter university presenting at below national norms in terms of their literacy. In short, many pre-lingual deaf students face an incredible language…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Deafness, National Norms
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Jarvis, Joy; Iantaffi, Alessandra – Deafness and Education International, 2006
Successful inclusion for deaf pupils relies to a considerable extent on their mainstream teachers. This paper explores how student teachers can be educated to fulfil this role. A project involving students on a range of pathways to qualified teacher status used a narrative approach to motivate participants to engage with ideas in the field of…
Descriptors: Student Teachers, Student Teacher Attitudes, Deafness, Special Needs Students
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Richardson, John TE; Barnes, Lynne; Fleming, Joan – Deafness and Education International, 2004
Deaf students at two institutions of higher education and hearing students taking the same degree programmes completed the Course Experience Questionnaire and a short version of the Approaches to Studying Inventory. The deaf students were just as likely as the hearing students to adopt a meaning orientation to their studies but were more likely to…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Student Attitudes, Sign Language, Deafness