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Fraser, Benjamin R. – Sign Language Studies, 2007
This article chronicles the recent processes of identity formation among deaf people in Spain, both analyzing Spanish-language poetry published in the journal Faro del Silencio and outlining new directions for research of Deaf culture in Spain in terms of film, theater, visual poetry. It draws attention to the significant connections between the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Poetry, Deafness, Spanish
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Reiter, Betty A. – Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 2004
This investigation explored the accuracy of a short form of the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Third Edition (WISC-III} in predicting Full Scale IQ when administered as a separate test. The Dumont-Faro short form (i.e., Picture Completion, Information, Coding, Block Design, and Vocabulary; Dumont & Faro, 1993) was administered to 60…
Descriptors: Intelligence, Gifted, Eligibility, Prediction
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Comninel, Mary E.; Bordieri, James E. – Psychology in the Schools, 2001
Uses the Dumont-Faro short form to estimate the Wechsler Intelligence Scales for Children-III (WISC-III) Full Sale IQ scores for 45 special education students. Results demonstrate that IQ scores were positively correlated with the WISC-III Full Scale scores. However an IQ miscalculation rate of 44% challenges the utility of the Dumont-Faro short…
Descriptors: Correlation, Intelligence Tests, Special Education, Special Needs Students
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Bivens, Irl C., Ed. – College Mathematics Journal, 1991
Student research projects are open-ended questions or sets of questions intended to give undergraduate students experience doing introductory mathematical research. Proposed is an investigation of a Faro shuffle that is performed by cutting the deck exactly in half and then perfectly interleaving the cards of the two halves. (Author/JJK)
Descriptors: Activity Units, College Mathematics, Discovery Learning, Discovery Processes
LaFaro, Lydia E., Ed. – 1997
Many people are investing these days, but many librarians, especially non-business librarians, are uncomfortable helping patrons with questions on the subject. This reference guide gives librarians the knowledge and confidence to assist patrons in identifying the correct information in a critical but little understood investment area--the bond…
Descriptors: Business, Financial Services, Investment, Librarians
World Health Organization, Copenhagen (Denmark). Regional Office for Europe. – 1980
The report of the World Health Organization working group which met in February, 1979, to consider issues in detection of handicap in children contains sections on major problems, early detection programs, approaches, administrative issues, personnel, research, conclusions, and recommendations. Major problems include the definition of handicap and…
Descriptors: Administration, Children, Disabilities, Foreign Countries