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Writing Awareness, Gwen Gorzelsky Jun 2013

Writing Awareness, Gwen Gorzelsky

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

The author argues that, by practicing embodied, metaphoric ethnography, educators can revise their roles in classroom social systems and so pursue the goals of critical pedagogy.


Deaf Writers’ Application Of Asl Knowledge To English, Kimberly Wolbers, Lisa M. Bowers, Hannah M. Dostal, Shannon C. Graham Jan 2013

Deaf Writers’ Application Of Asl Knowledge To English, Kimberly Wolbers, Lisa M. Bowers, Hannah M. Dostal, Shannon C. Graham

Theory and Practice in Teacher Education Publications and Other Works

Language transfer theory elucidates how first language (L1) knowledge and grammatical features are applied in second language (L2) writing. Deaf and hard of hearing (d/hh) students who use or are developing American Sign Language (ASL) as their L1 may demonstrate use of ASL linguistic features in their writing of English. In this study, we investigated the extent to which 29 d/hh students in grades 6-8 (mean age = 13.2) with diverse ASL exposure incorporated ASL features in their English writing. We also investigated the impact of one year of Strategic and Interactive Writing Instruction (SIWI) to increase students ...