ERIC Number: ED093124
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972-Mar
Reference Count: 0
Perspectives in Education of the Deaf.
Stewart, Larry G., Ed.
Reported are proceedings of the fifth national forum (1972) of the Council of Organizations Serving the Deaf which had a registration of more than 500 parents, deaf adults and youth, and professionals. One of the purposes of the forum is stimulating new developments in education of the deaf. The keynote speech entitled "Love-In" addresses the need for a person to love and respect deaf children and self in order to help deaf children. Listed are responses by participants to 25 topics such as Summerhill, total communication, and parent education. "What is learning" is the focus of discussions in areas such as nonverbal communication, the school's role, parent education, and teacher education. The deaf person and learning is discussed in relation to learning to learn and developing sensitivity to issues and problems. Language and communication are examined in terms such as language input and output, and differentiation between language and communication. Listed are participants' comments on incidental learning, linguistic communities, and the role of deaf children's parents. Discussed are changing educational objectives, teacher training, counseling, educational systems, teaching methods, recent educational innovations, and student involvement. Listed are participants' statements on school administration, dormitory living, faculty and student committees, and continuing education. Reviewed are communication methods such as Ameslan and auditory training. Commented on are sex education, religious education, drugs, and higher education. Reported from the junior "rap-in" are views on topics such as communication, counselors, and parents. (MC)
Descriptors: Communication (Thought Transfer), Conference Reports, Counseling, Deafness, Educational Objectives, Educational Philosophy, Exceptional Child Education, Hearing Impairments, Innovation, Language Acquisition, National Organizations, Parent Role, School Role, Sensitivity Training, Teaching Methods
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Rehabilitation Services Administration (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Council of Organizations Serving the Deaf, Washington, DC.
Note: Proceedings of National Forum V, Council of Organizations Serving the Deaf (Memphis, Tennessee, February 29-March 3, 1972)