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The Twinschool: A Co-enrollment Program in the Netherlands

Daan Hermans, Annet de Klerk, Loes Wauters, and Harry Knoors

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/9780199371815.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Co-enrollment programs are a very promising educational option for deaf and hard-of-hearing (DHH) children as they can effectively combine the advantages of programs in special and mainstream ... More


Quality of Instruction in Bilingual Schools for Deaf Children: Through the Children’s Eyes and the Camera’s Lens

Daan Hermans, Loes Wauters, Annet de Klerk, and Harry Knoors

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/9780199371815.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

In many countries deaf and hard-of-hearing (DHH) students have, on average, consistently been found to fall behind their hearing peers on school achievement tests. Interestingly, there are also ... More


School Achievement and Instruction: Literacy

Harry Knoors and Marc Marschark

in Teaching Deaf Learners: Psychological and Developmental Foundations

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199792023
eISBN:
9780199391639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199792023.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter looks at school achievement among deaf and hard-of-hearing learners, and more specifically at literacy. That deaf children’s literacy skills are in need of improvement will not come as a ... More


What limits working memory span?

Alan Baddeley

in Working Memory, Thought, and Action

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198528012
eISBN:
9780191689505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528012.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Working memory span is capable of predicting a remarkably wide range of complex cognitive tasks. This chapter analyses the component of working memory span, beginning with unitary hypotheses ... More


Exploring origins: The choice of anthropology

in An Invitation to Laughter: A Lebanese Anthropologist in the Arab World

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226434766
eISBN:
9780226434759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226434759.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This is the story of the author's career in anthropology, which began in 1956, when he was a sophomore student at the American University of Beirut (AUB). Because of his lack of interest in any ... More


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