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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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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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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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Young, Alys; Squires, Garry; Oram, Rosemary; Sutherland, Hilary; Hartley, Ralph – Deafness and Education International, 2015
This article concerns further education (FE) as a post-16 destination for deaf and hard of hearing (DHH) young people. It addresses: (1) the size and characteristics of the DHH population within the FE sector; (2) the perceived functions of FE for DHH young people; (3) the trends, progress, and achievements of DHH learners within FE provision. A…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adult Education, Postsecondary Education, Deafness
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Powell, Denise; Hyde, Merv – Deafness and Education International, 2014
Over the past 150 years in New Zealand, education of deaf and hearing impaired children has undergone a series of transformations. These have included shifts in the underlying philosophies and pedagogies, as well as modifications to how schools and deaf and hearing-impaired students are funded and supported. This article provides an overview of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Deafness, Hearing Impairments, Educational Philosophy
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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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Harnisch, Henriette; Smith, Craig; Dekesel, Kristiaan – Deafness and Education International, 2004
This article discusses the development of the Hand in Hand curriculum of the Black Country Pathfinder Networks for Excellence program. The purpose of the project is to create a British Sign Language (BSL) course suitable to delivery in the mainstream curriculum. The first phase focuses primarily on the creation of an outline of the project and a…
Descriptors: Sign Language, Postsecondary Education, Second Language Instruction, Curriculum Development