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Cognitive Underpinnings of Learning by Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students: Differences, Diversity, and Directions

Marc Marschark and Peter C. Hauser

in Deaf Cognition: Foundations and Outcomes

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195368673
eISBN:
9780199894161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368673.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter discusses the cognitive foundations of learning by deaf or hard-of-hearing (DHH) students. Topics covered include the link between cognitive functioning and language; language as a ... More


What We Know and What We Don’t Know About Cognition and Deaf Learners

Peter C. Hauser and Marc Marschark

in Deaf Cognition: Foundations and Outcomes

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195368673
eISBN:
9780199894161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368673.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter has two goals. First, it puts the idea of deaf cognition into a larger historical and theoretical context. Second, it considers specific foundations and outcomes of growing up deaf that ... More


Deaf Cognition: Foundations and Outcomes

Marc Marschark and Peter C Hauser (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195368673
eISBN:
9780199894161
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368673.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This book examines the cognitive underpinnings of deaf individuals' learning. The book is written by scientists from different disciplines, which rarely interact in other realms. In this book they ... More


Social Situations and the Education of Deaf Children in China

Jun Hui Yang

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/9780199732548.003.0021
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

In the Chinese social situation, heath care, education, and employment are consistent family concerns. While 80 percent of deaf children receive an education now, many do not use standardized Chinese ... More


Educational Interpreting: Access and Outcomes

Mark Marschark, Patricia Sapere, Carol Convertino, and Rosemarie Seewagen

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/9780195176940.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter argues that the assumption that mainstream education—supported by sign language interpreting—can provide deaf students with fair and appropriate public education may be unfounded. It ... More


Deafhood and Deaf Educators: Some Thoughts

Paddy Ladd

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/9780199732548.003.0025
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

The author uses chapter 12 as a jumping off point to talk about deaf education in general. The chapter opens with the value of Deaf educators in the deaf classroom, and argues that deaf education is ... More


Achieving Efficient Learning: Why Understanding Theory of Mind Is Essential for Deaf Children … and Their Teachers

Cyril Courtin, Anne-Marie Melot, and Denis Corroyer

in Deaf Cognition: Foundations and Outcomes

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195368673
eISBN:
9780199894161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368673.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Theory of Mind (ToM), originally defined as the ability to consider the human mind as a generator of representations, is a cornerstone in social interactions because it corresponds to developing an ... More


Linguistic Features and Strategies of Interpreting: From Research to Education to Practice

Jemina Napier

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/9780195176940.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter explores the linguistic features and strategies of interpreting, particularly in higher education, through the description of various research projects involving Australian Sign Language ... More


Social Situations and the Education of Deaf Children in India

Madan M. Vasishta

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/9780199732548.003.0022
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

Attention shifts to another developing country, India. The chapter highlights the two main problems hampering deaf rights: lack of appreciation of Deaf culture and lack of successful role models. ... More


Introduction

Rebecca Sanchez

in Deafening Modernism: Embodied Language and Visual Poetics in American Literature

Published in print:
1979
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479828869
eISBN:
9781479810628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479828869.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter provides brief background on U.S. language politics in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, an overview of American Deaf history, and analysis of various models of ... More


Deaf Education in Brazil: Contexts, Challenges, and Perspectives

Cátia de Azevedo Fronza, Lodenir Becker Karnopp, and Marjon Tammenga-Helmantel

in Deaf Education Beyond the Western World: Context, Challenges, and Prospects

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190880514
eISBN:
9780190947538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190880514.003.0018
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Changes in the past two decades have improved the position of the deaf in Brazil: Brazilian Sign Language (Libras) is an officially recognized language, deaf children can go to school, and bilingual ... 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


Contemporary Practices in Deaf Education in Nigeria

Julius Abiola Ademokoya

in Deaf Education Beyond the Western World: Context, Challenges, and Prospects

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190880514
eISBN:
9780190947538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190880514.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter chronicles the history of deaf education in Nigeria from its 1950s, its challenges over the years, and its current practices, and offers some recipes for improvement. Deaf education was ... More


Learning to Be Deaf: Lessons from the Residential School

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/9780814722435.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter looks at the annual reports of various schools of the deaf in the nineteenth century, which provide an illuminating perspective of the fledgling Deaf community. The chapter is an ... More


When “Inclusion” Jeopardizes the Learning Opportunities of Deaf Students: The Case of Chile

María Rosa Lissi, Christian Sebastián, Martín Vergara, and Cristián Iturriaga

in Deaf Education Beyond the Western World: Context, Challenges, and Prospects

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190880514
eISBN:
9780190947538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190880514.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Deaf education in Chile has made important progress during the past 30 years, particularly during the past decade. However, many of these achievements have brought new problems and challenges. This ... More


The Evolution of Deaf Education in Namibia

Beausetha J. Bruwer and Pamela J. February

in Deaf Education Beyond the Western World: Context, Challenges, and Prospects

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190880514
eISBN:
9780190947538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190880514.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter starts with the description of deaf education in the Namibian context in terms of providing formal education for learners who are deaf or hard of hearing (DHH). It traces the history of ... More


Deaf Education in Ethiopia

Tadesse Abera Tedla

in Deaf Education Beyond the Western World: Context, Challenges, and Prospects

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190880514
eISBN:
9780190947538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190880514.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter provides an overview of deaf education in Ethiopia. It covers the country’s history of special needs education, the history of deaf education, the status of sign language, teachers’ ... More


Deaf Education in Taiwan: History, Policies, Practices, and Outcomes

Chun Jung Liu, Hsiu Tan Liu, and Jean F. Andrews

in Deaf Education Beyond the Western World: Context, Challenges, and Prospects

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190880514
eISBN:
9780190947538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190880514.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter traces the Chinese/Japanese/native historical roots of Taiwan’s deaf education and presents demographics of deaf school-age children and adults. We then examine the medical/audiological ... More


Deaf Education Policies in Zimbabwe

Martin Musengi

in Deaf Education Beyond the Western World: Context, Challenges, and Prospects

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190880514
eISBN:
9780190947538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190880514.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter discusses prospects in the education of students who are deaf and hard of hearing (DHH) in light of the dichotomy between Zimbabwean government curriculum policy and the reality of ... More


Bilingualism and Bilingual Deaf Education: Time to Take Stock

Harry Knoors, Gladys Tang, and Marc Marschark

in Bilingualism and Bilingual Deaf Education

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199371815
eISBN:
9780190226640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199371815.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter explores the context in which bilingual deaf education came to flourish in many countries in the world since the 1980s. It also discusses the philosophy of bilingual deaf education and ... More


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