Literacy and Deaf People: cultural and contextual perspectives

Autor/a: BRUEGGEMANN, Brenda (ed.)
Año: 2004
Editorial: Washington: Gallaudet University Press, cop. 2004
Tipo de código: ISBN
Código: 1-56368-271-0
Soporte: Papel




This compelling collection advocates for an alternative view of deaf people’s literacy, one that emphasizes recent shifts in Deaf cultural identity rather than a student’s past educational context as determined by the dominant hearing society. Divided into two parts, the book opens with four chapters by leading scholars Tom Humphries, Claire Ramsey, Susan Burch, and volume editor Brenda Jo Brueggemann. These scholars use diverse disciplines to reveal how schools where deaf children are taught are the product of ideologies about teaching, about how deaf children learn, and about the relationship of ASL and English.