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New Materials

Deaf American Prose 1830-1930
Summary: 

This new anthology showcases the works of Deaf writers during a critical formative period in their history.  From 1830 to 1930, these writers conveyed their impressions in autobiographies, travel narratives, romances, nonfiction short stories, editorials, descriptive pieces, and other forms of prose. The quick, often evocative snapshots and observations featured here, many explicitly addressing deafness and sign language, reflect their urgency to record Deaf American life at this pivotal time. Using sensory details, dialogue, characterization, narrative movement, and creative prose, these writers emphasized the capabilities of Deaf people to counter events that threatened their way of life.

Author: 
Jennifer L. Nelson and Kristen C. Harmon, editors
Imprint: 
Washington, D.C.: Gallaudet University Press, 2013
Deaf Epistemologies: Multiple Perspectives on the Acquisition of Knowledge
Summary: 

Epistemology is the study of how “knowledge” is formed. Standard epistemology isolates the “known” from the “knowers,” thereby defining “knowledge” as objectively constant. Multiple epistemologies suggest that individuals learn in different ways shaped by life factors such as education, family, ethnicity, history, and regional beliefs. In this groundbreaking volume, editors Peter V. Paul and Donald F. Moores call on ten other noted scholars and researchers to join them in examining the many ways that deaf people see and acquire deaf knowledge.

This collection considers three major groups of deaf knowledge perspectives: sociological and anthropological, historical/psychological and literary, and educational and philosophical. The first explores the adoption of a naturalized, critical epistemological stance in evaluating research; the epistemology of a positive deaf identity; how personal epistemologies can help form deaf education policies; and valuing deaf indigenous knowledge in research. The next part considers dueling epistemologies in educating deaf learners; reforms in deaf education; the role of deaf children of hearing parents in creating Deaf epistemologies; and the benefit of reading literature with deaf characters for all students. The final part explores the application of the Qualitative-Similarity Hypothesis to deaf students’ acquisition of knowledge; a metaparadigm for literacy instruction in bilingual-bicultural education; collaborative knowledge-building to access academia; and examination of the benefits and disadvantages of being deaf.

Author: 
Peter V. Paul, Donald F. Moores, editors
Imprint: 
Washington, DC : Gallaudet University Press, ©2012
Helping Parents Communicate Enjoyably and Effectively with Their Child in ASL
Summary: 

This 90-minute program includes 2 parts. Part 1 shows techniques that Deaf parents use with their deaf infants/young children to help them learn and communicate in ASL. Part 2 shows many fun ways to share ASL and Deaf culture with families, including ASL games and family activities.

Author: 
Hope Publishing
Imprint: 
North Logan, Utah : HOPE, Inc., c2004
ASL Pah!: Deaf Student's Perspectives on Their Language
Summary: 

This unique text/DVD combination features student essays on the role of ASL in their lives. The text features journal entries and the student essays; it is not a transcript of the DVD. Chapter headings include Family, Language, Education, and Identity. The tape features most of the authors further discussing their perceptions and recollections of their experiences. Voice-over is provided.

Author: 
Linstok Press
Imprint: 
Burtonsville, Md. : Linstok Press, 2013, 1992
The Interpreter's Code of Ethics & the Role of the Interpreter in the Courtroom
Summary: 

In this 45-minute DVD, Holly Mikkelson provides a point-by-point explanation of the model Interpret's Code of Ethics developed by the National Center for State Courts and explores many of the ethical issues that face court interpreters on a daily basis. Included with the video is a 30-page booklet that contains the model Code of Ethics and a copy of Holly’s article “Professional Ethics and the Role of the Court Interpreter.” The video is in English and is a must-see for all court interpreters and aspiring court interpreters, whatever their language combination.

Author: 
Holly Mikkelson
Imprint: 
Spreckels, CA : ACEBO, 2013, 1998
Consecutive Interpreting Theory and Consecutive Note Taking
Summary: 

Consecutive interpreting is waiting until a speaker/presenter has completed an entire thought, sentence or several sentences then relaying what he/she has said. Consecutive note-taking is written assistance to aid in short-term memory. Holly Mikkelson, a state and federally certified court interpreter, uses the Loftus Memory Model to present a preferred method of consecutive interpreting and note-taking.

Author: 
ACEBO Video Productions
Imprint: 
Spreckels, CA : ACEBO, 2013, 1998
Sign Language Interpreters in the Public Shools
Summary: 

Three videotapes discuss the special issues and problems facing administrators, interpreters, and teachers and offer a wide range of solutions. The Administrator videotape addresses interpreter's job descriptions, supervising and evaluating interpreters, complying with PL 94-142 in meeting students' differing communicative needs, interpreters' ethical standards, expectations, and dilemmas, recruiting competent interpreters. The Teacher videotape addresses the interpreter role and function, the interpreter as a member of the educational team, teaching with another adult in the classroom, physical and environmental considerations, classroom communication issues. The Interpreter videotape discusses ethical standards, expectations, and dilemmas, working with teachers who are reluctant to have an interpreter in their class, interpreter role and function, skill development and enhancement, professional growth and development, on the job supervision and evaluation. This kit will make planning in-service orientations easier, ensure consistency in providing orientation information to new faculty and staff, provide a basis for a comprehensive orientation program, provides printed materials to use as handouts at orientations. Reproducible printed material is also included for each videotape.

Author: 
Madonna University
Imprint: 
Burtonsville, Md. : Sign Media, Inc., 2013, 1991
The Bart and Amy Show: Fire Engines
Summary: 

The Comprehensive Educational Resource Center at the Tennessee School for the Deaf produced this series of programs. Bart and Amy are signing bears made by Quiet Bears in Ventura, California. They read aloud and sign books. The purpose of the program is to provide a high interest method of introducing books to pre-school and elementary level children. The program is designed to be a catalyst for reading and conversation between parent and child and for classroom discussion.

Author: 
Tennessee School for the Deaf
Imprint: 
Knoxville, Tenn. : Tennessee School for the Deaf, 2013, 1988
The Bart and Amy Show: The Gull that Lost the Sea
Summary: 

The Comprehensive Educational Resource Center at the Tennessee School for the Deaf produced this series of programs. Bart and Amy are signing bears made by Quiet Bears in Ventura, California. They read aloud and sign books. The purpose of the program is to provide a high interest method of introducing books to pre-school and elementary level children. The program is designed to be a catalyst for reading and conversation between parent and child and for classroom discussion.

Author: 
Tennessee School for the Deaf
Imprint: 
Knoxville, Tenn. : Tennessee School for the Deaf, c1988
The Bart and Amy Show: The Little Red Caboose
Summary: 

The Comprehensive Educational Resource Center at the Tennessee School for the Deaf produced this series of programs. Bart and Amy are signing bears made by Quiet Bears in Ventura, California. They read aloud and sign books. The purpose of the program is to provide a high interest method of introducing books to pre-school and elementary level children. The program is designed to be a catalyst for reading and conversation between parent and child and for classroom discussion.

Author: 
Tennessee School for the Deaf
Imprint: 
Knoxville, Tenn. : Tennessee School for the Deaf, 2013, 1988
The Bart and Amy Show: Little Squirt the Fire Engine
Summary: 

The Comprehensive Educational Resource Center at the Tennessee School for the Deaf produced this series of programs. Bart and Amy are signing bears made by Quiet Bears in Ventura, California. They read aloud and sign books. The purpose of the program is to provide a high interest method of introducing books to pre-school and elementary level children. The program is designed to be a catalyst for reading and conversation between parent and child and for classroom discussion.

Author: 
Tennessee School for the Deaf
Imprint: 
Knoxville, Tenn. : Tennesse School for the Deaf, 2013, 1988
The Bart and Amy Show: Panda Bear's Secret
Summary: 

The Comprehensive Educational Resource Center at the Tennessee School for the Deaf produced this series of programs. Bart and Amy are signing bears made by Quiet Bears in Ventura, California. They read aloud and sign books. The purpose of the program is to provide a high interest method of introducing books to pre-school and elementary level children. The program is designed to be a catalyst for reading and conversation between parent and child and for classroom discussion.

Author: 
Tennessee School for the Deaf
Imprint: 
Knoxville, Tenn. : Tennessee School for the Deaf, 2013, 1988
The Bart and Amy Show: The Golden Egg Book
Summary: 

The Comprehensive Educational Resource Center at the Tennessee School for the Deaf produced this series of programs. Bart and Amy are signing bears made by Quiet Bears in Ventura, California. They read aloud and sign books. The purpose of the program is to provide a high interest method of introducing books to pre-school and elementary level children. The program is designed to be a catalyst for reading and conversation between parent and child and for classroom discussion.

Author: 
Tennessee School for the Deaf
Imprint: 
Knoxville, Tenn. : Tennessee School for the Deaf, 2013, 1988
The Bart and Amy Show: The Tortoise and the Hare
Summary: 

The Comprehensive Educational Resource Center at the Tennessee School for the Deaf produced this series of programs. Bart and Amy are signing bears made by Quiet Bears in Ventura, California. They read aloud and sign books. The purpose of the program is to provide a high interest method of introducing books to pre-school and elementary level children. The program is designed to be a catalyst for reading and conversation between parent and child and for classroom discussion. *Books are available to accompany each DVD.

Author: 
Tennessee School for the Deaf
Imprint: 
Knoxville, TN: Tennessee School for the Deaf, 1988
The Bart and Amy Show: The Truck That Drove All Night
Summary: 

The Comprehensive Educational Resource Center at the Tennessee School for the Deaf produced this series of programs. Bart and Amy are signing bears made by Quiet Bears in Ventura, California. They read aloud and sign books. The purpose of the program is to provide a high interest method of introducing books to pre-school and elementary level children. The program is designed to be a catalyst for reading and conversation between parent and child and for classroom discussion. *Books are available to accompany each DVD.

Author: 
Tennessee School for the Deaf
Imprint: 
Knoxville, TN: Tennessee School for the Deaf, 1988
The Bart and Amy Show: A Day in the Park
Summary: 

The Comprehensive Educational Resource Center at the Tennessee School for the Deaf produced this series of programs. Bart and Amy are signing bears made by Quiet Bears in Ventura, California. They read aloud and sign books. The purpose of the program is to provide a high interest method of introducing books to pre-school and elementary level children. The program is designed to be a catalyst for reading and conversation between parent and child and for classroom discussion. *Books are available to accompany each DVD.

Author: 
Tennessee School for the Deaf
Imprint: 
Knoxville, TN: Tennessee School for the Deaf, 1988
Medicalization of Cultural Deafness in His. Perspective
Summary: 

The first-ever International Conference on Deaf History was held at Gallaudet University June 20-June 23, 1991. The four-day conference program featured speakers from all over the world who shared their research and perceptions.

Author: 
Harlan Lane
Imprint: 
Burtonsville, Md.: Sign Media, c2013, 1992
High Five: Fables and Fairy Tales
Summary: 

A follow-up series to the Four for You Fables and Fairy Tales. Each tape has five fables and two fairy tales. Fables are told by one of the cast members and then dramatized by the cast. In addition, two of the fables and one fairy tale are told twice. The first version is the traditional story, the second version is the way the story would have been told if Deaf people had created the story. Twice told tales are indicated by an asterisk (*).
Volume 1:
Fables: The Boys and the Frogs
The Wolf & the Kid*
The Mole & the Mother*
The Eagle & the Jackdaw
Two Goats

Fairy Tales: The Brave Little Tailor
How Six Made Their Way in
the World*
Volume 2:
Fables: The Jackass, Fox & Lion
The Cat & the Old Rat*
The Crab & the Mother
The Cat, Cock, & Mouse
The Wolf & the Goat*

Fairy Tales: Cinderella*
The White Snake

Volume 3:
Fables: Ants & the Grasshopper
The Wolf & House Dog
The Turtle & the Ducks*
The Wolf & the Shepherd*
The Ant & the Dove

Fairy Tales: Wonderful Tar Baby Story
Three Little Gnomes in the
Forest*
Volume 4:
Fables: The Bundle of Sticks*
The Cat & the Fox
The Peacock & the Crane
The Gnats & the Bull*
Mercury & the Woodsman

Fairy Tales: The Golden Goose*
The Nixie in the Pond

Volume 5:
Fables: The Man & the Lion*
The Owl & Grasshopper
The Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing
The Miser
The Jackass & the Grasshopper*

Fairy Tales: The Bremen Town Musicians*
The Ugly Duckling

Author: 
Freda Norman, Mary Beth Miller, Lou Fant and Patrick Graybill
Imprint: 
Burtonsville, MD: Sign Media, Inc., 1994, 2012

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