The Oxford Handbook of Deaf Studies, Language, and Education, Volume 1

Hardcover | January 25, 2011

EditorMarc Marschark, Patricia Elizabeth Spencer, Peter E. Nathan

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The field of deaf studies, language, and education has grown dramatically over the past forty years. From work on the linguistics of sign language and parent-child interactions to analyses of school placement and the the mapping of brain function in deaf individuals, research across a range ofdisciplines has greatly expanded not just our knowledge of deafness and the deaf, but also the very origins of language, social interaction, and thinking. In this updated edition of the landmark original volume, a range of international experts present a comprehensive overview of the field of deaf studies, language, and education. Written for students, practitioners, and researchers, The Oxford Handbook of Deaf Studies, Language, and Education, Volume1, is a uniquely ambitious work that has altered both the theoretical and applied landscapes. Pairing practical information with detailed analyses of what works, why, and for whom - all while banishing the paternalism that once dogged the field - this first of two volumes features specially-commissioned, updated essays on topics including: language and language development, hearing andspeech perception, education, literacy, cognition, and the complex cultural, social, and psychological issues associated with deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals. The range of these topics shows the current state of research and identifies the opportunites and challenges that lie ahead. Combining historical background, research, and strategies for teaching and service provision, the two-volume Oxford Handbook of Deaf Studies, Language, and Education stands as the benchmark reference work in the field of deaf studies.

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The field of deaf studies, language, and education has grown dramatically over the past forty years. From work on the linguistics of sign language and parent-child interactions to analyses of school placement and the the mapping of brain function in deaf individuals, research across a range ofdisciplines has greatly expanded not just o...

Marc Marschark, Ph.D., directs the Center for Education Research Partnerships at the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, a college of Rochester Institute of Technology, where he founded and edits the Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education. He has joint appointments at the Moray School of Education at the University of Edinb...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:592 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.98 inPublished:January 25, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 13:9780199750986

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Patricia Elizabeth Spencer and Marc Marschark: IntroductionPart One: Educational Issues1. Harry J. Lang: Perspectives on the History of Deaf Education2. Ross E. Mitchell and Michael A. Karchmer: Demographic and Achievement Characteristics of Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students3. Des Power and Greg Leigh: Curriculum: Cultural and Communicative Contexts4. Michael S. Stinson and Thomas N. Kluwin: Educational Consequences of Alternative School Placements5. Marilyn Sass-Lehrer: Early Intervention: Birth to Three6. Harry Knoors and Mathijs P. J. Vervloed: Educational Programming for Deaf Children with Multiple Disabilities: Accommodating Special NeedsPart Two: Literacy and Literacy Education7. Beverly J. Trezek, Ye Wang, and Peter V. Paul: Processes and Components of Reading8. Barbara R. Schirmer and Cheri Williams: Approaches to Reading Instruction9. John A. Albertini and Sara Schley: Writing: Characteristics, Instruction, and Assessment10. Connie Mayer and C. Tane Akamatsu: Bilingualism and LiteracyPart Three: Cultural, Social, and Psychological Issues11. Bencie Woll and Paddy Ladd: Deaf Communities12. Shirin D. Antia, Kathryn H. Kreimeyer, Kelly K. Metz, and Sonya Spolsky: Peer Interactions of Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Children13. Rosemary Calderon and Mark T. Greenberg: Social and Emotional Development of Deaf Children: Family, School, and Program Effects14. Meg Traci and Lynne Sanford Koester: Parent-Infant Interactions: A Transactional Approach to Understanding the Development of Deaf Infants15. Irene W. Leigh and Robert Q Pollard, Jr.: Mental Health and Deaf AdultsPart Four: Language and Language Development16. Brenda Schick: The Development of American Sign Language and Manually Coded English Systems17. Peter J. Blamey and Julia Z. Sarant: Development of Spoken Language by Deaf Children18. Amy R. Lederberg and Jennifer S. Beal-Alvarez: Expressing Meaning: From Prelinguistic Communication to Building Vocabulary19. Jacqueline Leybaert, Mario Aparicio, and Jesus Alegria: The Role of Cued Speech in Language Development of Deaf Children20. Janet R. Jamieson and Noreen R. Simmons: Formal and Informal Approaches to the Language Assessment of Deaf Children21. Jenny L. Singleton and Samuel J. Supalla: Assessing Children's Proficiency in Natural Signed LanguagesPart Five: Signed Languages22. David F. Armstrong and Sherman Wilcox: Origins of Sign Languages23. Susan D. Fischer and Harry van der Hulst: Sign Language Structures24. Ronnie B. Wilbur: Modality and the Structure of Language: Sign Languages versus Signed Systems25. Christine Monikowski and Elizabeth A. Winston: Interpreters and Interpreter Education26. Karen Emmorey: The Neural Systems Underlying Sign LanguagePart Six: Hearing and Speech Perception27. Lynne E. Bernstein and Edward T. Auer, Jr.: Speech Perception and Spoken Word Recognition28. Kathleen S. Arnos and Arti Pandya: Advances in the Genetics of Deafness29. Judith E. Harkins and Matthew Bakke: Technologies for Communication: Status and Trends30. Barbara Cone: Screening and Assessment of Hearing Loss in Infants31. Patricia Elizabeth Spencer, Linda J. Spencer, and Marc Marschark: Cochlear Implants: Advances, Issues, and ImplicationsPart Seven: Cognitive Correlates and Consequences of Deafness32. Susan J. Maller and Jeffrey Braden: Intellectual Assessment of Deaf People: A Critical Review of Core Concepts and Issues33. Marc Marschark and Loes Wauters: Cognitive Functioning in Deaf Adults and Children34. Jerker Ronnberg: Working Memory, Neuroscience, and Language: Evidence from Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing IndividualsPart Eight: Conclusions and Future Directions35. Marc Marschark and Patricia Elizabeth Spencer: Epilogue: What We Know, What We Don't Know, and What We Should KnowAuthor IndexSubject Index