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Research in Deaf Education: Contexts, Challenges, and Considerations

Stephanie Cawthon and Carrie Lou Garberoglio


This edited volume, Research in Deaf Education: Contexts, Challenges, and Considerations, provides readers with critical foundational information with which to view contemporary research in deaf education. Deaf education as a field is experiencing a high degree of turnover in its researchers, as well as major shifts in how deaf individuals access information and engage with society as a whole. To conduct research in deaf education includes a need to be mindful of the influence of context as well as the challenges of conducting research with a low-incidence and diverse population. Together with ... More

Keywords: Deaf education, research methodology, epistemology, quantitative methods, survey design, positionality, qualitative methods, deaf individuals, measurement, sign language

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Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780190455651
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: July 2017 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190455651.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Stephanie Cawthon, editor
Associate Professor of Educational Psychology, University of Texas, Austin

Carrie Lou Garberoglio, editor
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Texas, Austin

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3 Why Positionality Matters in Deaf Education Research

Patrick J. Graham and Thomas P. Horejes

4 Deaf Community Involvement in the Research Process

Jenny Singleton, Gabrielle Jones, and Shilpa Hanumantha

7 Developing Sign Language Measurements for Research With Deaf Populations

Jon Henner, Robert Hoffmeister, and Jeanne Reis

8 Research and Development of Guidelines for ASL Translation of Education Assessments

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

11 Single-Case Design

Shirin D. Antia, Caroline Guardino, and Joanna E. Cannon

12 Action Research in Deaf Education

Jennifer Beal-Alvarez

15 Research Synthesis

John L. Luckner

16 Publishing in Refereed Journals

Peter V. Paul and Ye Wang

17 Conclusion

Stephanie W. Cawthon, Carrie Lou Garberoglio, and Peter C. Hauser

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