BRIDGE

Key words: Deaf Education Information/Organization

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Date: Mon, 29 Apr 1996 11:38:26 -0400

Reply-To: A Practical Discussion List Regarding Deaf Education

Sender: A Practical Discussion List Regarding Deaf Education

From: CXSNDT@RITVAX.ISC.RIT.EDU

Subject: special interest group in Deaf Education!!!

To: Multiple recipients of list EDUDEAF

BECOME A MEMBER OF AN EXCITING SPECIAL INTEREST GROUP: RESEARCH ON EDUCATION OF DEAF PERSONS

WHO: Well, anyone who is interested in Deafness...researchers, parents, teachers, students

We would love to have you as a member, to share ideas, research, and of course, promote important issues in Deaf education!!

WHO ARE WE?????

We call ourselves BRIDGE, and are a SIG (special interest group) of AERA (American Education Research Association).Our focus is on Research on Education of Deaf Persons and at present we are doing a major MEMBERSHIP DRIVE....and are inviting EDUDEAF members to join.

Our SIG is represented at the AERA conference annually, giving people the opportunity to present as well as attend presentations on 'new and exciting' research in Deaf related issues in education. You do not have to be a member of AERA to join but AERA membership has many benefits (conferences, financial mentoring, scholarship support to new and experienced teachers, a choice from various publications and journals).

SO WHAT DOES IT COST TO BECOME A MEMBER OF BRIDGE (SIG in Research on Education of Deaf Persons)

$10.00 for regular membership ($20.00 for 2 years)
$ 5.00 for graduate students ($10.00 for 2 years)
$14.50 in Canadian funds ($29.00 for 2 years)

We send out regular newsletters which include among other things 'controversial issues' discussions as well as an opportunity for SIG members to get their research projects printed....

Anyone interested in becoming members contact Claudine Storbeck at
cxsndt@ritvax.isc.rit.edu
or Cheri Williams at: cheri.williams@uc.edu for membership forms

PLEASE FEEL FREE TO PASS THIS ON TO FRIENDS AND INTERESTED PARTIES

Here are a examples of research presented at the AERA conference in New York, April 1995, in our SIG:

Roundtables: Interactive Video technology (E Hansen & J Mounty)
Effect of Captions on deaf individuals (C King, C LaSasso D Short)
Rhyme generation and English skills in Deaf Signers (I Parasnis)
Creation of Written Texts by Deaf Children (C Mayer, T Akamatsu)

Paper presentations:

Characteristics of pre-linguistic Communication in deaf children (E Dromi, T Hadas, A Weisel - Tel Aviv)

Language for thought and language for literacy: The necessary and sufficient for school-based learning (T Akamatsu)

Response to Literature as a pedagogical approach: An investigation of young deaf children's response to picturebook reading (C Williams)

Can the Linguistic interdependence theory support a bilingual bicultural model of literacy education for the deaf? (C Mayer)

Development and evaluation of a speech-to-print transcription system's; A resource for mainstreamed deaf students (V Everhart, M Stinson, B McKee J Henderson & P Giles

WE LOOK FORWARD TO HAVING YOU PART OF OUR TEAM

Claudine
cxsndt@ritvax.isc.rit.edu

Uploaded by: Melissa Close/Kent State University/Deaf Education Major