Language and Deafness

ISBN-10: 0763751049
ISBN-13: 9780763751043
Edition: 4th 2009 (Revised)
Authors: Peter V. Paul
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Description: The only text to present descriptions and research syntheses on the major language/communication systems-oral English, sign systems, and ASL! The Fourth Edition of Language and Deafness covers language and literacy development from preschool through  More...

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Book details

List price: $170.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC
Publication date: 12/8/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 566
Size: 6.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.288
Language: English

The only text to present descriptions and research syntheses on the major language/communication systems-oral English, sign systems, and ASL! The Fourth Edition of Language and Deafness covers language and literacy development from preschool through adolescence. It provides a clear depiction of the language/communication systems of d/Deaf and hard of hearing children and adolescents, and offers a comprehensive discussion of the current theories of language acquisition. In an easy-to-read, accessible manner, students will learn the basics of language development and the relationship between language and cognition. Oral communication methods and English-like signing systems, linguistics/sociolinguistics of American Sign Language, and multicultural aspects, including bilingualism and second-language learning are covered in detail. Each chapter includes major objectives, summaries, suggested readings, problem-solving activities and challenge review questions to stimulate and provoke classroom dialogue. New to the Fourth Edition: Thorough updates to every chapter New chapter on Writing (Chapter 8) New chapter on Literate Thought (Chapter 9) A new section on cued speech/language and cochlear implants (Chapter 4) More detailed chapter on American Sign Language with a description of relationship between the use of ASL and the development of English as a second language More case scenarios Instructor's Manual with comprehension questions and a test bank now available!

Professor in the School of Teaching and Learning (Integrated Teaching & Learning) in the College of Education at the Ohio State University. One of his major responsibilities is teacher education for individuals interested in the education of deaf and hard of hearing students. Dr. Paul's research interests involve the areas of vocabulary, literacy, and literate thought. Dr. Paul has published extensively on language and literacy development of individuals with severe to profound hearing impairment. His scholarly texts include Education and Deafness (with Stephen P. Quigley), Toward a Psychology of Deafness, and Literacy and Deafness. Dr. Paul (with Stephen P. Quigley and others) has also worked on educational materials, particularly special reading series for deaf and hard of hearing students - Reading Milestones and Reading Bridge. The College of Education at Ohio State University presented Dr. Paul with the 2000 Senior Faculty Research Award for outstanding research in the field of education.

Introduction to Language and Deafness
The Structure and Function of Language
Language Acquisition: Perspectives, Development, and Relation to Thought
The Development of Oral English
Sign Systems
American Sign Language and the Development of English
Reading
Writing
Literate Thought
Language Instruction
Language Assessment
Epilogue
Comprehension and Challenge Questions
Glossary of Terms Related to Literacy
References
Index

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