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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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Davison-Mowle, John; Leigh, Greg; Duncan, Jill; Arthur-Kelly, Michael – Deafness & Education International, 2018
This study sought to describe and classify the support activities provided by all itinerant teachers for students who are deaf or hard of hearing (DHH) in regular schools in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT), without exclusion. The itinerant teachers (n = 14) varied in terms of formal qualifications and experience and provided support to all…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Itinerant Teachers, Deafness, Hearing Impairments
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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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Dostal, Hannah M.; Wolbers, Kimberly A. – Deafness & Education International, 2016
This study examines the patterns of growth across both taught and untaught genres of writing for deaf and hard of hearing students in grades 4-6. Twenty-three students were exposed to Strategic and Interactive Writing Instruction (SIWI) for 5 weeks, during which time they received guided, interactive instruction focused on how writers address…
Descriptors: Writing Ability, Literary Genres, Intervention, Deafness
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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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Carter, Lyndal; Black, Deborah; Bundy, Anita; Williams, Warwick – Deafness & Education International, 2016
The purpose of this study was to survey the attitudes of parents of adolescent children (with, and without, hearing impairment), with the following objectives: (1) compare perceptions of the parent groups regarding the risk of leisure-noise-related hearing injury; and (2) investigate how comfortable parents felt endorsing their child's…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Attitudes, Adolescents, Leisure Time
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Teruggi, Lilia A.; Gutiérrez-Cáceres, Rafaela – Deafness & Education International, 2016
In this study we explored the revision process and strategies implemented by deaf and hearing students who attend the same bilingual school context (LIS and Italian). For that we analysed and compared the types and quality of revisions made by deaf and hearing participants to their first draft of a narrative text ("Frog, Where Are You?")…
Descriptors: Revision (Written Composition), Deafness, Comparative Analysis, Italian
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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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Nelson, Lauri H. – Deafness & Education International, 2015
Purpose: This survey study explored teacher perceptions regarding services for children who are deaf or hard of hearing in southern regions of Vietnam, including educational successes and challenges, the availability and use of hearing technology, and teacher recommendations for improving child outcomes. Method: Using a cross-sectional survey…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Deafness, Hearing Impairments, Access to Education
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Mekonnen, Mulat; Hannu, Savolainen; Elina, Lehtomäki; Matti, Kuorelahti – Deafness & Education International, 2015
This study compares the socio-emotional problems experienced by deaf and hard of hearing (DHH) students with those of hearing students in Ethiopia. The research involved a sample of 103 grade 4 students attending a special school for the deaf, a special class for the deaf and a regular school. Socio-emotional problems were measured using Goodman's…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Problems, Emotional Problems, Partial Hearing
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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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