Journal of Phonetics & Audiology

Journal of Phonetics & Audiology
Open Access

ISSN: 2471-9455

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Raschelle Neild

Department of Special Education, Ball State University, USA

  • Research Article   
    Metacognition in the Writing of ASL Dominant Deaf Adolescents
    Author(s): Thangi Appanah*, Raschelle Neild, Argnue Chitiyo and Michael Fitzpatrick

    This article explores the development of metacognition in deaf adolescents who use American Sign Language as their primary language. The students participated in a study that investigated student use of a writing rubric, Deaf Student Editing Rubric (DSER), and its impact on their writing. An examination of interview transcripts indicated an improvement on how students assessed their own writing. Student responses were summarized to show an improvement in how they described their writing and their thoughts about their own writing. Interview responses indicated the evidence of the development of metacognition among this student population. As of 2011, the National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP) writing assessment reported an estimate of around one-fourth of all students between eighth-and-twelfth grade were proficient at writing to share an experience, explain a proce.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2471-9455.23.9.207

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