Journals Higher Education



Published: 13 December 2016

248 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190455712

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Languages and Languaging in Deaf Education

A Framework for Pedagogy

Ruth Swanwick

Professional Perspectives on Deafness: Evidence and Applications

  • Provides a theoretical foundation for a pedagogical framework that is supported by practical examples and case studies
  • Makes accessible current issues in deaf bimodal bilingual research to a wider language audience
  • Connects issues of deafness, linguistics and language to learning and teaching
  • Explores deaf education pedagogy from a plurilingual perspective
  • Offers a coherent pedagogy for deaf education that takes into account the deaf children's diverse and plural use of sign and spoke language
  • Provides real-life examples and case studies that illustrate ways in which translanguaging can be applied to pedagogy

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