Trends in Deaf Education Term Paper by cee-cee

Trends in Deaf Education
A discussion of the challenges facing those who are active in deaf education.
# 108666 | 1,173 words | 7 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Oct 22, 2008 in Education (Special) , Education (Teaching Methods) , Child, Youth Issues (General)

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This paper discusses the difficulties and challenges educators may face when teaching deaf children. In particular, the paper enumerates the key issues regarding special needs teachers and then examines them from an internal and external perspective. The paper accomplishes this via a thorough examination of available academic literature. In examining the literature, the writer takes into account the internal and external factors that will influence future trends in deaf education in order to provide an overview of how deaf education will appear in the future.

Shortage of Qualified/Certified Sign Language Interpreters
Closure of State Schools for the Deaf Due to Special Education Funding Issues
Appropriate Education in the Age of Distance Technology vs Vygotsky's Theory

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Elluminate live (2007). Elluminate Live.
  • Gallagher, C. (compiler) (1999). Lev Semyonovich Vygotsky. Retrieved October 26, 2007 from
  • Hopkins, J. (2007). Closing of Idaho School for the Deaf and Blind on hold as officials draft legislation. Times-News Writer. Retrieved October 25, 2007 from
  • Larwood, L.(2004) The Technology Skills of Teachers Enrolled in Distance-Learning and On- Campus Components of a Deaf Education Credentialing Program. E-Journal of Teaching and Learning in Diverse Settings. 1 (2), 237-345. Retrieved October 25, 2007 from
  • National Education Association (NEA) (2006). Teacher Shortage. Issues in Education. Retrieved October 25, 2007 from .

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