ERIC Number: EJ591211
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
The Effectiveness of Repair Strategies Used by People with Hearing Losses and Their Conversational Partners.
Caissie, Rachel; Gibson, Crysta L.
Volta Review, v99 n4 p203-18 Sum 1997
A study investigated the effectiveness of requests for clarification by 25 adults with hearing impairments and of partner responses in overcoming communication breakdowns. Nonspecific clarification requests, requests for the repetition of a specific constituent, and request for confirmation by participants with hearing losses were effective in managing communication breakdowns. (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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