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Bharadwaj, Sneha V.; Lund, Emily – Deafness & Education International, 2018
The objective of this single case design study was to examine the effectiveness of teaching comprehension monitoring strategy on strategy use as well as on reading comprehension performance. Four children with bilateral severe-profound hearing loss between the ages of 10-11 years and enrolled in the 3rd-5th grade classroom in a regional day school…
Descriptors: Hearing Impairments, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5
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Wang, Qiuying; Andrews, Jean F. – Deafness & Education International, 2017
The national policy in deaf education in Mainland China primarily focuses on oral/aural instruction and hearing rehabilitation. The curriculum in primary grades is specifically structured on speech and hearing skills for language development. But there is little evidence that documents what early literacy instruction looks like or how teachers…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Literacy Education, Deafness, Elementary Education
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Schwarz, Amy Louise; Guajardo, Jennifer; Hart, Rebecca – Deafness & Education International, 2017
Deaf and hard-of-hearing (DHH) literature suggests that there are different read-aloud goals for DHH prereaders based on the spoken and visual communication modes DHH prereaders use, such as: American Sign Language (ASL), simultaneously signed and spoken English (SimCom), and predominately spoken English only. To date, no studies have surveyed…
Descriptors: Reading Aloud to Others, Intermode Differences, Deafness, Partial Hearing
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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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Lund, Emily; Douglas, W. Michael; Schuele, C. Melanie – Deafness & Education International, 2015
Children with hearing loss who are developing spoken language tend to lag behind children with normal hearing in vocabulary knowledge. Thus, researchers must validate instructional practices that lead to improved vocabulary outcomes for children with hearing loss. The purpose of this study was to investigate how semantic richness of instruction…
Descriptors: Semantics, Semantic Differential, Word Study Skills, Hearing Impairments
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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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Mpuang, Kerileng D.; Mukhopadhyay, Sourav; Malatsi, Nelly – Deafness & Education International, 2015
This descriptive phenomenological study investigates teachers' experiences of using sign language for learners who are deaf in the primary schools in Botswana. Eight in-service teachers who have had more than ten years of teaching deaf or hard of hearing (DHH) learners were purposively selected for this study. Data were collected using multiple…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sign Language, Language of Instruction, Phenomenology
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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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Beazley, S.; Chilton, H. – Deafness & Education International, 2015
In recent years, there has been increasing research interest in the development of theory of mind (ToM) in deaf children and young people and the conditions which might enable or suppress development of the set of skills involved. However, the views of practitioners working with deaf children have not been widely explored. This paper presents the…
Descriptors: Deafness, Theory of Mind, Fiction, Childrens Literature
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Jones, Lindsey – Deafness and Education International, 2014
There is limited research available in the area of science education for deaf children. In the twenty-first century, the importance of science and specifically scientific argumentation cannot be overlooked as a vital aspect of the curriculum. Current science teaching presents a range of difficulties for deaf students particularly when abstract…
Descriptors: Deafness, Science Education, Persuasive Discourse, Literature Reviews
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Richels, Corrin; Bobzien, Jonna; Raver, Sharon A.; Schwartz, Kathryn; Hester, Peggy; Reed, Lauren – Deafness and Education International, 2014
The purpose of this study was to investigate whether specific emotion vocabulary could be taught to children with hearing impairments using child-specific social stories and demonstration tasks. The participants were three preschool-aged children who were being served in an auditory-verbal preschool classroom. An A-B single-subject design was used…
Descriptors: Hearing Impairments, Preschool Children, Preschool Education, Small Group Instruction
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Moore, Robyn Cantle – Deafness and Education International, 2014
The Infant Monitor of vocal Production (IMP) was conceived as an educational strategy to help parents understand the nature and pace of their baby's vocal development following neonatal diagnosis and amplification for hearing loss. The potential for other clinical applications emerged with use. The instrument presents as a series of…
Descriptors: Infants, Teaching Methods, Child Development, Hearing Impairments
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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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Liu, Hsiu Tan; Andrews, Jean F.; Liu, Chun Jung – Deafness and Education International, 2014
In Part I, we underscore the issues surrounding young deaf and hard of hearing (DHH) learners of literacy in Taiwan who use sign to support their learning of Chinese literacy. We also described the linguistic features of Chinese writing and the visual codes used by DHH children. In Part II, we describe the reading and writing practices used with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Deafness, Literacy, Accessibility (for Disabled)
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Zupan, Barbra; Dempsey, Lynn – Deafness and Education International, 2013
Purpose: To (a) familiarize readers with the components of emergent literacy and the impact hearing loss may have on the development of these skills; (b) demonstrate the importance of parent-professional collaboration and show how specific literacy-based activities can be integrated into existing daily routines and intervention programming; and…
Descriptors: Emergent Literacy, Children, Hearing Impairments, Skill Development
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