Search for dissertations about: "deaf"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 35 swedish dissertations containing the word deaf.

  1. 1. Deaf people and the labour market in Sweden education - employment - economy

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Emelie Rydberg; Örebro universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; deaf; deafness; labour market; employment; workplace; level of educational attainment; disposable income; sources of revenue; register-based information; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Social work Disability research; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Socialt arbete Handikappsforskning; Handikappvetenskap; Disability Research;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on deaf people’s educational attainment, position on the labour market and sources of revenue. These issues are interrelated, for instance a higher level of educational attainment seems to be associated with a lower unemployment rate and higher levels of income. READ MORE

  2. 2. Dealing with Digits Arithmetic, Memory and Phonology in Deaf Signers

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Josefine Andin; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Adult deaf signers; phonology; arithmetic; short-term memory; working memory; neuro imaging; Vuxna teckenspråkiga döva; fonologi; aritmetik; korttidsminne; arbetsminne; hjärnavbildning;

    Abstract : Deafness has been associated with poor abilities to deal with digits in the context of arithmetic and memory, and language modality-specific differences in the phonological similarity of digits have been shown to influence short-term memory (STM). Therefore, the overall aim of the present thesis was to find out whether language modality-specific differences in phonological processing between sign and speech can explain why deaf signers perform at lower levels than hearing peers when dealing with digits. READ MORE

  3. 3. Experiences, networks and uncertainty parenting a child who uses a cochlear implant

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Education, Stockholm University

    Author : Liz Adams Lyngbäck; Stockholms universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; parenting; parents; cochlear implant; first-person perspective; lifeworld; netnographic; everyday life; orientation; deaf; disability; sign language; allyship; social literacy; pedagogik; Education;

    Abstract : The aim of this dissertation project is to describe the ways people experience parenting a deaf child who uses a cochlear implant. Within a framework of social science studies of disability this is done by combining approaches using ethnographic and netnographic methods of participant observation with an interview study. READ MORE

  4. 4. Text Production in Adults with Reading and Writing Difficulties

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Åsa Wengelin; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2002]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; lexical diversity; misspellings; narratives; text production; written language production; text; dyslexia; deaf; reading and writing difficulties; writing; lexical density;

    Abstract : This thesis deals primarily with the production of written texts by adults with reading and writing difficulties. Their writing is analysed from three different aspects: error analysis, non-error-oriented text analysis and analysis of the production process. These studies are based on data from on-line recordings of writing. READ MORE

  5. 5. Learning by hearing? Technological framings for participation

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Ingela Holmström; Örebro universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Cochlear implants; deaf; mainstream; participation; communication forms; communities of practice; ethnography; sociocultural; postcolonial; language ideology; Pedagogik; Education;

    Abstract : This thesis examines technological framings for communication and identity issues, with a particular focus on Swedish mainstream schools where children with cochlear implants are pupils. Based on a sociocultural perspective on learning, the thesis focuses on how pupils and teachers interact with (and thus learn from) each other in classroom settings. READ MORE