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Challenges and Opportunities in Implementing Bilingual Strategies through Teachers’ Practices to Improve Deaf and Hard of Hearing Language Learning

Majed A. Alsalem

Department of Special Education, College of Education, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

*Corresponding author: Majed A. Alsalem

Date: August 31,2022 Hits: 659

Abstract

This paper aims to measure the level of implementing bilingual strategies into teachers’ practices among deaf and hard of hearing (DHH) students. The research design applied two stages. The data of the first stage was collected through observing teachers in their classrooms to evaluate their practices regarding bilingual strategies and their effectiveness with the students. This was followed by analyzing the teachers’ perceptions of bilingual strategies in their practice through a questionnaire. The participants were 54 DHH teachers from elementary, middle, and high schools. The results of this study will inform the field on how to implement bilingual strategies and provide a roadmap to establish evidence-based implementation to enhance teachers’ practices in working with deaf or hard of hearing students so as to improve their language learning. The study provides suggestions for further research and study in the field of DHH students.

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Challenges and Opportunities in Implementing Bilingual Strategies through Teachers’ Practices to Improve Deaf and Hard of Hearing Language Learning

How to cite this paper: Majed A. Alsalem. (2022). Challenges and Opportunities in Implementing Bilingual Strategies through Teachers’ Practices to Improve Deaf and Hard of Hearing Language Learning. The Educational Review, USA6(8), 404-412.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.26855/er.2022.08.012