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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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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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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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Borders, Christina M.; Meinzen-Derr, Jareen; Wiley, Susan; Bauer, Anne; Embury, Dusty Columbia – Deafness & Education International, 2015
With a high rate of additional learning needs in children with permanent hearing loss, this study sought to understand their educational and support needs. School information on 62 children with varying degrees of hearing loss attending an urban public school during a 5-year period was analysed to understand types and amounts of services over…
Descriptors: Deafness, Disabilities, Hearing Impairments, Allied Health Personnel
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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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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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Curle, Deirdre M. – Deafness & Education International, 2015
Both prior to and during the transition from early intervention (EI) to school, parents of children who are deaf or hard of hearing (d/hh) need crucial information about the transition process and school services. Given the ubiquitous nature of computers and Internet access, it is reasonable to assume that web-based dissemination of information…
Descriptors: Transitional Programs, Deafness, Partial Hearing, Early Intervention
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Rees, Rachel; Mahon, Merle; Herman, Rosalind; Newton, Caroline; Craig, Gordon; Marriage, Josephine – Deafness & Education International, 2015
UK professionals use a range of intervention approaches to promote communication development in pre-school deaf children by influencing the familys' interaction style. This investigation surveyed the approaches used and explored how these translated into specific practices. An online questionnaire was developed and reviewed by a panel of experts.…
Descriptors: Deafness, Foreign Countries, Early Intervention, Parent Child Relationship
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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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Isarin, Jet; van Zadelhoff, Ilse; Wolters-Leermakers, Nina; Speksnijder-Bregman, Marjon; Hannink, Mariën; Knoors, Harry – Deafness & Education International, 2015
An increasing number of deaf children with additional disabilities receive a cochlear implant (CI). International studies on cochlear implantation in deaf children with additional disabilities show less and slower speech and language gains, but improvement in overall quality of life. In order to qualify the concept of quality of life this study…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Attitudes, Assistive Technology, Deafness
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Simpson, Andrea; El-Refaie, Amr; Stephenson, Caitlin; Chen, Yi-Ping Phoebe; Deng, Dennis; Erickson, Shane; Tay, David; Morris, Meg E.; Doube, Wendy; Caelli, Terry – Deafness & Education International, 2015
The purpose of this systematic review was to examine whether online or computer-based technologies were effective in assisting the development of speech and language skills in children with hearing loss. Relevant studies of children with hearing loss were analysed with reference to (1) therapy outcomes, (2) factors affecting outcomes, and (3)…
Descriptors: Hearing Impairments, Hearing Therapy, Foreign Countries, Language Acquisition
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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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Haug, Tobias – Deafness and Education International, 2015
Sign language test development is a relatively new field within sign linguistics, motivated by the practical need for assessment instruments to evaluate language development in different groups of learners (L1, L2). Due to the lack of research on the structure and acquisition of many sign languages, developing an assessment instrument poses…
Descriptors: Sign Language, Information Technology, Language Tests, Online Surveys
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