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ERIC Number: EJ887474
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 56
ISSN: ISSN-0002-726X
The Qualitative Similarity Hypothesis
Paul, Peter V.; Lee, Chongmin
American Annals of the Deaf, v154 n5 p456-462 Win 2010
Evidence is presented for the qualitative similarity hypothesis (QSH) with respect to children and adolescents who are d/Deaf or hard of hearing. The primary focus is on the development of English language and literacy skills, and some information is provided on the acquisition of English as a second language. The QSH is briefly discussed within the purview of two groups of cognitive models: those that emphasize the cognitive development of individuals and those that pertain to disciplinary or knowledge structures. It is argued that the QSH has scientific merit with implications for classroom instruction. Future research should examine the validity of the QSH in other disciplines such as mathematics and science and should include perspectives from social as well as cognitive models.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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