Oxford Handbook of Deaf Studies in Literacy (Oxford Library of Psychology) (Hardcover)

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Oxford Handbook of Deaf Studies in Literacy (Oxford Library of Psychology) (Hardcover)

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The Oxford Handbook of Deaf Studies in Literacy brings together state-of-the-art research on literacy learning among deaf and hard of hearing learners (DHH). With contributions from experts in the field, this volume covers topics such as the importance of language and cognition, phonological
or orthographic awareness, morphosyntactic and vocabulary understanding, reading comprehension and classroom engagement, written language, and learning among challenged populations. Avoiding sweeping generalizations about DHH readers that overlook varied experiences, this volume takes a nuanced
approach, providing readers with the research to help DHH students gain competence in reading comprehension.
Susan R. Easterbrooks is Emerita Professor in the Deaf Education program at Georgia State University and co-director of the Center on Literacy and Deafness. Her interests include language and literacy acquisition of deaf and hard of hearing learners and current research focuses on reading fluencyin DHH learners. Hannah M. Dostal is Associate Professor of Reading Education in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction and a Researcher in the Social Justice and Equity Research Cluster at the University of Connecticut. Dr. Dostal is a certified reading specialist and holds a Ph.D. in Education with aconcentration in literacy studies and Deafness from the University of Tennessee.
Product Details ISBN: 9780197508268
ISBN-10: 019750826X
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication Date: December 11th, 2020
Pages: 488
Language: English
Series: Oxford Library of Psychology