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Ross, Annemarie D.; Yerrick, Randy; Pagano, Todd – Journal of Science Education for Students with Disabilities, 2020
Deaf/hard-of-hearing postsecondary students may have some misconceptions surrounding scientific concepts that might be partially ascribed to a lack of access to culturally-responsive forms of pedagogy. The Deaf and hard-of-hearing community is diverse in communication modes, including those who use American Sign Language as their primary language,…
Descriptors: Science Education, Science Process Skills, Persuasive Discourse, Postsecondary Education
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Chiu, Ying-Ting – Journal of Science Education for Students with Disabilities, 2020
The Yuan T. Lee Foundation Science Education for All (YTLF) has implemented a science camp for students with visual impairments in central Taiwan since 2009. The implementation of the camp serves as an informal science education practice model that informs curriculum design and development, personnel preparation and organization, as well as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Visual Impairments, Blindness, Hands on Science
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van Garderen, Delinda; Decker, Mary; Juergensen, Rachel; Abdelnaby, Heba – Journal of Science Education for Students with Disabilities, 2020
In this practitioner article, we describe the innovative way the 5E Instructional Model was used in an online, hybrid special education undergraduate course to prepare pre-service teachers to teach academic content to their students with disabilities. We provide a rationale for the use of the model in the course, describe how we implemented the…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Special Education Teachers, Teaching Methods
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Martin, Jason – Journal of Science Education for Students with Disabilities, 2019
The scope of this article is to describe the creation and implementation of specialized adaptations used in teaching the subject of basic cryptography to students who are visually impaired or blind. Included is an overview of events held for visually impaired and blind transition age youth in Alabama and the methods used to engage this population…
Descriptors: Braille, Large Type Materials, Assistive Technology, Students with Disabilities
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Ross, Annemarie D.; Edenzon, Kyle; Pagano, Susan Smith; Yerrick, Randy; Pagano, Todd – Journal of Science Education for Students with Disabilities, 2019
Curricula related to sustainability and climate science are being integrated into academic science courses and programs. We set out to assess the knowledge of some of these environmental concepts among a group of Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing (D/d/HH) postsecondary students. A survey that attempted to gauge student understanding and perceptions of climate…
Descriptors: Climate, Knowledge Level, Deafness, Hearing Impairments
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Michael, Jessica; Wohlers, H. David – Journal of Science Education for Students with Disabilities, 2019
Chemistry laboratories ordinarily involve a number of visual observations and require qualitative and quantitative explanations of these observations. A student with blindness at Truman State University successfully completed the laboratory portion of the non-majors liberal arts chemistry course with the assistance of a senior undergraduate…
Descriptors: Blindness, Liberal Arts, Chemistry, Science Laboratories
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Stewart, Katherine M. E. – Journal of Science Education for Students with Disabilities, 2018
This paper summarizes my experience with teaching a first-year, General Chemistry course to a visually impaired student. This includes accommodations and modifications for both the lecture material and the laboratory. Included are also examples of formats and syntax for txt-based quizzes, tests, and laboratory reports, as well as other general…
Descriptors: Teaching Experience, Science Instruction, Chemistry, Visual Impairments