Essay on Research Analysis : Re Do

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Research Analysis 2: Re-do
1. How did you select this research study to analyze? What search terms did you use? What database did you use? What was your rationale for selecting this particular study to analyze over the others in the search results? What is the full reference for the study in APA format? In search for this article I used the One Search library data base from University of North Florida (UNF) library website. The terms used were “deaf reader’s intervention strategies”. As I strolled down the list of titles, I came across one titled “The Use of Graphic Representations of Sign Language in Leveled Texts to Support Deaf Readers”. I selected this article because I was curious of the intervention and if it was successful. The reference to this study is: Hoffman, M., & Wang, Y. (2010). The Use of Graphic Representations of Sign Language in Leveled Texts to Support Deaf Readers. American Annals of The Deaf, (2), 131. 2. What was the background for the study? Students who are deaf and hard of hearing (DHH) often perform significantly below their hearing peers in literacy development. Research shows this is due to English being a second language to many deaf students. Research also shows that these students graduate high school with a third or fourth grade reading level.

3. What was the research question? Would adding sign language graphics to the books being used for reading instruction in a first-grade classroom…

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