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Deaf Cognition by Marc Marschark
Book DescriptionDeaf Cognition examines the cognitive underpinnings of deaf individuals' learning. Marschark and Hauser have brought together scientists from different disciplines, which rarely interact, to share their ideas and create this book. It contributes to the science of learning by describing and testing theories that might either over or underestimate the role that audition or vision plays in learning and memory, and by shedding light on multiple pathways for learning. International experts in cognitive psychology, brain sciences, cognitive development, and deaf children offer a unique, integrative examination of cognition and learning, with discussions on their implications for deaf education. Each chapter focuses primarily on the intersection of research in cognitive psychology, developmental psychology, and deaf education. The general theme of the book is that deaf and hearing individuals differ to some extent in early experience, brain development, cognitive functioning, memory organization, and problem solving. Identifying similarities and differences among these domains provides new insights into potential methods for enhancing achievement in this traditionally under-performing population.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780195368673
(242mm x 164mm x 28mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 10-Jul-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Marc Marschark
Diversity in Deaf Education, Hardback (August 2016)
Education for deaf learners has gone through significant changes in recent decades, and the needs of many have changed considerably. Meanwhile, the population of deaf learners only has become more diverse. This volume adopts a broad, international perspective, capturing the complexities and commonalities in the development of deaf learners.
Oxford Handbook of Deaf Studies in Language, Hardback (January 2016)
Over the past 150 years, advances in the acquisition and development of language competencies and skills have been increasing rapidly. This volume addresses many of those accomplishments as well as remaining challenges and new questions that have arisen from multiple perspectives.
Educating Deaf Learners, Hardback (August 2015)
Education for deaf learners has gone through significant changes over the past three decades. The needs of many have changed considerably. But deaf learners are not hearing learners who cannot hear. This volume adopts a broad, international perspective, capturing the complexities and commonalities in the developmental mosaic of deaf learners.
Bilingualism and Bilingual Deaf Education, Hardback (July 2014)» View all books by Marc Marschark
This edited volume brings together diverse issues and evidence in two related multidisciplinary domains: bilingualism among deaf learners - in sign language and the written/spoken vernacular - and bilingual deaf education.
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