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Evidence-Based Practices in Deaf Education$
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Harry Knoors and Marc Marschark

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9780190880545

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2018

DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780190880545.001.0001

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Revisiting Curricula for Deaf Students

Revisiting Curricula for Deaf Students

A Norwegian Perspective

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(p.521) 23 Revisiting Curricula for Deaf Students
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Evidence-Based Practices in Deaf Education
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Stein Erik Ohna

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190880545.003.0023

The Norwegian National Curriculum in 1997 introduced four subject curricula for deaf students as part of new legislation giving deaf students who have acquired sign language as their first language the right to instruction in the use of sign language and through the medium of sign language. A few years later, new hearing technologies contributed to substantial changes in the educational context. This situation has challenged the school system, schools, and teachers. The chapter is organized in three sections. First, the educational system and the process leading to the introduction of new legislation is presented. The second section deals with information about the use of curricula for deaf students. The last section discusses issues of students’ achievements, classroom processes, and national policies.

Keywords:   bilingual education, curricula, deaf students, inclusive education, Norway

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