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Two Types of Nonconcatenative Morphology in Signed Languages

Gaurav Mathur and Christian Rathmann

in Deaf around the World: The Impact of Language

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199732548
eISBN:
9780199866359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732548.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

This chapter examines morphological processes in sign languages, with an eye toward understanding morphology that changes internal properties of a sign. Cross-linguistic comparisons of German, ... More


Sources of Handshape Error in First-Time Signers of ASL

Deborah Chen Pichler

in Deaf around the World: The Impact of Language

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199732548
eISBN:
9780199866359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732548.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

This chapter reports on a study that investigates the phenomenon of “sign accent,” or systematic phonological errors made by nonsigners attempting to mimic isolated ASL signs. The study has ... More


Some Observations on Form-Meaning Correspondences in Two Types of Verbs in ASL

Paul G. Dudis

in Deaf around the World: The Impact of Language

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199732548
eISBN:
9780199866359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732548.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

This chapter continues discussion of linguistic characteristics unique to sign languages by looking at structures and conceptual work needed in integrating visual imagery into the proper use of ... More


How Faces Come to Serve Grammar: The Development of Nonmanual Morphology in American Sign Language

Judy Reilly

in Advances in the Sign-Language Development of Deaf Children

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195180947
eISBN:
9780199893737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195180947.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This chapter focuses on the acquisition of nonmanual behaviors in American Sign Language (ASL) by deaf children of deaf parents who are acquiring ASL as their native language. The first section ... More


Factors that Influence the Acquisition of ASL for Interpreting Students

David Quinto‐Pozos

in Sign Language Interpreting and Interpreter Education: Directions for Research and Practice

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195176940
eISBN:
9780199869978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof/9780195176940.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter highlights some areas that are particularly important to address at the present time—both in language instruction and research on the adult acquisition of American Sign Language (ASL). ... More


Code Choices and Consequences: Implications for Educational Interpreting

Jeffrey E. Davis

in Sign Language Interpreting and Interpreter Education: Directions for Research and Practice

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195176940
eISBN:
9780199869978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof/9780195176940.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter focuses on interpreting in K-12 educational contexts. It describes linguistic demands and strategies that are applicable across a wide range of interpreting settings, and are relevant to ... More


The Research Gap: Getting Linguistic Information into the Right Hands—Implications for Deaf Education and Interpreting

Robert G. Lee

in Sign Language Interpreting and Interpreter Education: Directions for Research and Practice

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195176940
eISBN:
9780199869978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof/9780195176940.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter looks at issues surrounding the linguistic study of American Sign Language (ASL) and the possible implications for both the education of deaf students and the education of ASL-English ... More


Approaching American Sign Language Literature: Rhetorically and Digitally

Brenda Jo Brueggemann

in Deaf Subjects: Between Identities and Places

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814799666
eISBN:
9780814739006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814799666.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter argues for a rhetorical approach and a digital future for American Sign Language (ASL) literature. In 1910, George Veditz, then president of the National Association of the Deaf, ... More


Modality and Language in the Second Language Acquisition of American Sign Language

Russell S. Rosen

in Deaf around the World: The Impact of Language

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199732548
eISBN:
9780199866359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732548.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

Many studies of second language learning regarding sign languages are phonetic, where the modality difference between spoken and sign languages is most apparent. However, studies of phonological, ... More


Learning to Fingerspell Twice: Young Signing Children’s Acquisition of Fingerspelling

Carol A. Padden

in Advances in the Sign-Language Development of Deaf Children

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195180947
eISBN:
9780199893737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195180947.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This chapter reviews recent studies of fingerspelling in American Sign Language (ASL), including those that discuss how young signers begin to construct fingerspelled words. These descriptions of ... More


For Parents: Important Decisions and Considerations

Lyn E. Schraer-Joiner

in Music for Children with Hearing Loss: A Resource for Parents and Teachers

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199855810
eISBN:
9780190268329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199855810.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

This chapter talks about the consequences of parents' discovery of their child's hearing loss. A survey by Meadow-Orlans, Mertens, and Sass-Lehrer (2003) reveals that both hearing and deaf parents ... More


American Sign Language and the Academy: The Little Language That Could

Brenda Jo Brueggemann

in Deaf Subjects: Between Identities and Places

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814799666
eISBN:
9780814739006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814799666.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter illustrates the betweenity power and potential of American Sign Language (ASL) in the academy, wedged as it is between traditional letter-bound views of language and literature and a ... More


Deaf Subjects: Between Identities and Places

Brenda Jo Brueggemann

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814799666
eISBN:
9780814739006
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814799666.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

In an exploration of what it means to be deaf, the book goes beyond any simple notion of identity politics to explore the very nature of identity itself. Looking at a variety of cultural texts, it ... More


Manual Education: An American Beginning

R. A. R. Edwards

in Words Made Flesh: Nineteenth-Century Deaf Education and the Growth of Deaf Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814722435
eISBN:
9780814724033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814722435.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter traces the beginnings of a system of education geared toward the Deaf community, examining how such a system had survived well into the twentieth century. Manual education promoted ... More


Discovering sign language

François Grosjean

in A Journey in Languages and Cultures: The Life of a Bicultural Bilingual

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198754947
eISBN:
9780191816437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198754947.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The author discovered American Sign Language (ASL) and the world of the deaf whilst in the United States. He helped set up a research program in the psycholinguistics of ASL and describes a few ... More


Research and Development of Guidelines for ASL Translation of Education Assessments

Jennifer Higgins, Lisa Famularo, Christopher Kurz, Jeanne Reis, and Lori Moers

in Research in Deaf Education: Contexts, Challenges, and Considerations

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190455651
eISBN:
9780190686178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190455651.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter draws from the Guidelines for Accessible Assessment Project (GAAP), a federally funded research project to create and evaluate guidelines for developing American Sign Language versions ... More


Between: A Commonplace Book for the Modern Deaf Subject

Brenda Jo Brueggemann

in Deaf Subjects: Between Identities and Places

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814799666
eISBN:
9780814739006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814799666.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter offers a rhetorical analysis of four significant commonplaces for deaf people's identities and the field of “Deaf Studies” at the turn of the new century. It interrogates anxious efforts ... More


Hand movements and musical performance

Thomas E. Jerde, Marco Santello, Martha Flanders, and John F. Soechting

in Music, Motor Control and the Brain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199298723
eISBN:
9780191700903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298723.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter discusses movement kinematics in musical performance. Hand movements, like all movements, are subject to biomechanical and neural constraints. The design of musical instruments and the ... More


Composing Academic Essays: Using Dictation and Technology to Improve Fluency

John Albertini, Michael Stinson, and Argiroula Zangana

in Writing Development in Children with Hearing Loss, Dyslexia, or Oral Language Problems: Implications for Assessment and Instruction

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199827282
eISBN:
9780190231781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827282.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The act of composing an academic essay is particularly challenging for students writing in a second language and for those with learning disabilities. Research with these students and novice writers ... More


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