ERIC Number: EJ377691
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: 0
Testing New Signs for Teaching Biology.
Rasmus, Brian A.; Allen, Donald M.
Sign Language Studies, n60 p313-30 Fall 1988
Describes procedure for inventing signs in American Sign Language to aid in teaching scientific subjects. Pretests, posttests, and retention tests were used to examine whether the use of new signs for technical terms aids in learning and recalling scientific concepts. Preliminary results favor technical signs over fingerspelling. (Author/LMO)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A