ERIC Number: ED198662
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
Recent, Current, and Projected Research at Gallaudet.
Directions, v1 n3 1980
The document contains summaries of recently completed, current, or projected research from Gallaudet College on the social and cultural aspects of deafness, language and communication, and educational research. Among the issues addressed by the research are the following: deafness in media, relationship between deaf students and their parents in the development of occupational goals, assessment of emotional and social behaviors in deaf children, attitudes toward deafness, the Gallaudet/Oberin College student exchange program, adaptive speech testing applied to hearing impaired listeners, basic considerations in standard error calculations for speech discrimination tests, captioning methodologies for enhanced reading level and vocabulary development, deaf children's understanding of English metaphor, ability of hearing impaired children to comprehend the semantics of English prepositions, an automated newborn hearing screening test, language proficiency and creativity in hearing impaired adolescents, perception of complex auditory stimuli by the deaf, effect of presentation mode and time on word associations in deaf subjects, phonology and language of preschool children, comparisons of sign language grammatical structure, intrapersonal variables and characteristics of interactions between change agent and client, cyclic patterns of interaction in the discourse of beginning teachers, the use of the cloze procedure as a measure of readability for deaf students, residential schools for deaf students, creativity and self concept of mentally retarded adolescents, visual rhythms as an aid to reading, mental health service in programs for hearing impaired children, and peripheral visual attention in deaf and hearing subjects. Also included is a listing and description of books in progress. (SBH)
Descriptors: Deafness, Educational Research, Hearing Impairments, Language Research, Research Projects, Social Science Research
Directions, Box 5664, Washington, DC 20016 ($3.50).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Information Analyses; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Gallaudet Coll., Washington, DC.