NH Deaf and Hard of Hearing Education Initiative Project Presents
Language, Learning and deaf Children
Thursday, November 21, 2013
Radisson Hotel at the Center of NH – Manchester, NH
Conference Presenter: Marc Marschark, Ph.D.
Marc Marschark, Ph.D., is a Professor at the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, a college of Rochester Institute of Technology, where he directs the Center for Education Research Partnerships. He also has appointments at the Moray House School of Education at the University of Edinburgh, the School of Psychology at the University of Aberdeen, and the Faculty of Health Sciences at the Catholic University of Portugal. His primary interest is in relations among language, learning, and cognition. His current research focuses on such relations among deaf children and adults in formal and informal educational settings. Marc founded and edits the Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education and co-edits the Perspectives on Deafness and Professional Perspectives on Deafness: Evidence and Applications series, all published by Oxford University Press. His more than 20 books written and edited with colleagues include Raising and Educating a Deaf Child, How Deaf Children Learn, and Teaching Deaf Learners: Psychological and Developmental Foundations. He and CERP are just beginning a four-year project into language (signed and spoken), learning (formal and informal), and cognition (visual-spatial, social, memory) among hearing students, deaf students with cochlear implants, and deaf students without cochlear implants.
A certificate for 5 hours of Professional Development will be offered.
Registration extended until 11/14/13.
For more information or for online registration please visit www.nhdeafhhed.org