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Evidence-Based Practices in Deaf Education

Harry Knoors and Marc Marschark


This volume presents the latest research on language, literacy and numeracy, cognition, and social and emotional development of deaf learners. It is written by internationally recognized researchers and practitioners. In their contributions they discuss the backgrounds and contexts of their research, take interdisciplinary perspectives in merging their own research results with outcomes of relevant research of others, and examine the consequences and future directions for teachers and teaching. The volume focuses on the topic of transforming state-of-the-art research into teaching practices in ... More

Keywords: deaf education, deaf children, hard-of-hearing children, deaf learners, evidence-based, teaching

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Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780190880545
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2018 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190880545.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Harry Knoors, editor
Professor, Behavioral Science Institute, Radboud University Nijmegen, the Netherlands

Marc Marschark, editor
Professor, National Technical Institute for the Deaf, Rochester Institute of Technology

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1 Sleuthing the 93% Solution in Deaf Education

Marc Marschark and Harry Knoors

Part 1 Diversity in Deaf Learners

Part 2 Language Development and Language Assessment

6 Spoken Language and Language Impairment in Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Children

Birgitta Sahlén, Kristina Hansson, Viveka Lyberg-Åhlander, and Jonas Brännström

Part 3 Literacy and Numeracy

14 Parents Count

Loes Wauters and Evelien Dirks

Part 4 Cognitive and Social-Emotional Dimensions of Learning

16 Neurocognitive Functioning in Deaf Children with Cochlear Implants

William G. Kronenberger and David B. Pisoni

17 Embodied Cognition in Prelingually Deaf Children with Cochlear Implants

Irina Castellanos, David B. Pisoni, Chen Yu, Chi-hsin Chen, and Derek M. Houston

Part 5 Learning, Context, and Technology

25 Online Learning and Deaf Students

Stephanie W. Cawthon and Jessica I. Mitchell

26 Mind the Gap!

Harry Knoors, Annet de Klerk, and Marc Marschark

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