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FREE Special Twilight Event - An Examination of the Evidence-Based Practices in Literacy for Students who are Deaf or Hard

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 ​​​The Victorian Deaf Education Institute (VDEI) is pleased to welcome Dr John Luckner for a special twilight event. John is working with VDEI as part of an online literacy project, which is currently in development and due for completion late in 2016.

 The twilight presentation will be held in the VDEI Learning Centre on Tuesday 17 May. The topic is An Examination of the Evidence-Based Practices in Literacy for Students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing.

 Dr. John Luckner is a professor and the coordinator of the Deaf Education teacher preparation program in the School of Special Education at the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley, Colorado, USA. He also serves as the Director of Research and Evaluation for the Bresnahan/Halstead Center at the University of Northern Colorado. He is the co-author of five books and one test, nineteen book chapters and more than 80 juried journal articles. He serves on the editorial review board for the American Annals of the Deaf, Communication Disorders Quarterly and Teaching Exceptional Children. His current research interests include literacy, teacher preparation, social-emotional development and the provision of appropriate services for students who are deaf or hard of hearing and their families.

Some further reading is provided below. 

We hope you can join us for this once off special event.
For more information on John's twilight and to register visit our Registration​ page.
To see our other 2016 professional learning events, visit our Calendar of Events page.

FURTHER READING

Beal-Alvarez, J., & Cannon, J. (2014). Technology research with deaf and hard of  hearing learners: Levels of evidence. American Annals of the Deaf, 158(5), 486-505. doi: 10.1353/aad.2014.0002

Cannon, J., Guardino, C., Antia, S., & Luckner, J. L. (2016). Single-case design research: Building the evidence-base within the field of education of deaf/hard of hearing students. American Annals of the Deaf, 160(5), 440-452.

Cook, B. G., & Cook, S. C. (2011). Unraveling evidence-based practices in special education. The journal of Special Education, 47(2), 71-82. doi: 10.1177/0022466911420877

Cooney, J. B., Young III, J., Luckner, J. L., Ferrell, K. A., & (2015). Learning what works in sensory disabilities: Establishing causal inference. Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 109(6), 469-486

Luckner, J. L. (2006). Evidence-based practices and students who are deaf. Communication Disorders Quarterly, 28(1), 49-52.

Luckner, J. L. & Pierce, C. (2013). Response to intervention and students who are deaf or hard of hearing. Deafness & Education International, 15(4), 222-240.

Luckner, J. L., Sebald, A. M., Cooney, J., Young, J., & Muir, S. G., (2005/2006). An examination of the evidence-based literacy research in deaf education. American Annals of the Deaf, 150(5), 443 –456.

Luckner, J. L., Slike, S., & Johnson, H. (2012). Helping students who are deaf or hard of hearing succeed. Teaching Exceptional Children, 44(4), 58 – 67.

Luckner, J. L. & Bowen, S. (2010). Teachers' use and perceptions of progress monitoring. American Annals of the Deaf, 155(4), 397 – 405.

Luckner, J. L. & Cooke, C. (2010). A summary of the vocabulary research with students who are deaf or hard of hearing. American Annals of the Deaf, 155(1), 38 – 67.

Mayberry, R. I., del Giudice, A. A., & Lieberman, A. M. (2011). Reading achievement in relation to phonological coding and awareness in deaf readers: A meta-analysis. Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 16, 164–188.

Spencer, P. E., & Marschark, M. (2010). Evidence-based practice in educating deaf and hard-of-hearing students. New York: Oxford University Press, Inc. ​