Using Online Glossing Lessons for Accelerated Instruction in ASL for Preservice Deaf Education Majors
Buisson, Gerald J., American Annals of the Deaf
TEACHERS OF DEAF and hard of hearing students must serve as language models for their students. However, preservice deaf education teachers typically have at most only four semesters of American Sign Language (ASL) training. How can their limited ASL instructional time be used to increase their proficiency? Studies involving deaf and hard of hearing students have revealed that glosses (written equivalents of ASL sentences) can serve as "bridges" between ASL and English. The study investigated whether glossing instruction can facilitate hearing students' learning of ASL. A Web site was developed in which ASL glossing rules were explained and glossing exercises provided. Posttest scores …
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Publication information: Article title: Using Online Glossing Lessons for Accelerated Instruction in ASL for Preservice Deaf Education Majors. Contributors: Buisson, Gerald J. - Author. Journal title: American Annals of the Deaf. Volume: 152. Issue: 3 Publication date: Summer 2007. Page number: 331+. © American Annals of the Deaf Summer 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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