Presentations and Publications

Publications

Bailes, C., Erting, L.C., Thumann-Prezioso, C., & Erting, C.J.  2009.  Language and Literacy Acquisition through Parental Mediation in American Sign Language (417-456).  In Sign Language Studies, Volume 9, Number 4, Summer 2009.  Washington D.C.: Gallaudet University Press.

Erting, C.J. & Kuntze, M. 2008. Language Socialization in Deaf Communities. In P. Duff and N.H. Hornberger (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Language and Education, 2nd Edition, Volume 8: Language and Socialization (287-300). New York: Springer Science+Business Media, LLC.

 Erting, C.J. 2007. Sprach- und Lese- Schreibentwicklung bei gehorlosen Kindern: Auswirkungen einer sozioculturellen Perspektive. Das Zeichen, 76:  270-287.  (German translation of Erting, C.J. 2003 Language and Literacy Development in Deaf Children: Implications of a Sociocultural Perspective. In B. Bodner-Johnson & M. Sass-Lehrer (Eds.), The Young Deaf and Hard of Hearing Child: A Family-Centered Approach to Early Education (373-402).  Baltimore, MD:Brookes Publishing.)

 Erting, C.J., Bailes, C.N., Erting, L.C., Thumann-Prezioso, C., & Kuntze, M.  2007.  Signs of Literacy: Naturalistic Inquiry into ASL/English Bilingualism at Home and at School. In H. Goodstein (Ed.), The Deaf Way II Reader: Perspectives from the Second International Conference on Deaf Culture.  Washington, DC: Gallaudet University Press.

Erting, C.J. (2003). Language and literacy development in deaf children: Implications of a sociocultural perspective. In B. Bodner-Johnson & M. Sass-Lehrer (Eds.), The young deaf or hard of hearing child: A family-centered approach to early education (pp. 373-398). Baltimore: Brookes Publishing.

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Erting, C.J. (2003). Signs of literacy: An ethnographic study of ASL and English literacy acquisition. In B. Bodner-Johnson & M. Sass-Lehrer (Eds.), The Young Deaf or Hard of Hearing Child: A Family-Centered Approach to Early Education (pp. 455-467). Baltimore: Brookes Publishing.

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Erting, C.J., Thumann-Prezioso, C., & Benedict, B. (2000) Bilingualism in a Deaf family. In P. Spencer, C.J. Erting, & M. Marschark (Eds.), The deaf child in the family and at school (pp. 41-54). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc.

http://www.taylorandfrancis.com/books/details/9780805832211/

Blackburn, Laura, 2000. The development of sociolinguistic meanings: The worldview of a deaf child within his home environment. In M. Metzger (Ed.), Bilingualism and identity in deaf communities (pp. 219-254), Washington, DC, Gallaudet University Press.
http://gupress.gallaudet.edu/reviews/BIDCrevw.html

Signs of Literacy Doctoral Dissertations

Harris, R. (2010). A Case Study of Extended Discourse in an ASL/English Bilingual Preschool Classroom.  (Doctoral Dissertation, Gallaudet University, 2010).

Ricasa, R.M. (2010). Extended Discourse in ASL Between a Deaf Child and Her Teachers in ASL/English Preschool Classrooms: Implications for Literacy Development. (Doctoral Dissertation, Gallaudet University, 2010).

Erting, L. (2001). Book sharing the Deaf way: An ethnographic study in a bilingual preschool for deaf children. (Doctoral dissertation, University of Maryland, 2001.) Dissertation Abstracts International, 62 (12), 4031. (UMI No. 3035993)
http://wwwlib.umi.com/dissertations/fullcit/3035993

Blackburn, L. (1998). Linguistic and cultural interactions among deaf/hearing family members: Implications for family partnerships in early education. (Doctoral dissertation, Gallaudet University, 1998.) Dissertation Abstracts International, 62 (10), 3270. (UMI No. 3029913).
http://wwwlib.umi.com/dissertations/fullcit/3029913

Selected Presentations

Erting, C.J. (2005). Language and Literacy Development in Deaf Children. Paper presented at the International Congress on Education of the Deaf.  Maastricht, The Netherlands, July 17-20.

Erting,  C.J., Reilly, C.B., & Kuntze, M. (2005). Video Portfolio: Innovative Software for Ethnographic Analysis of Video and Text Data. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association of College Educators of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.  Banff, Alberta: February 24-27.
 
Erting, C.J., Thumann-Prezioso, C., Kuntze, M., & Bahan, B., (2004).  Is he a little hearing?  Deaf children learning about self and others.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association.  San Diego, CA, April 11-18.

Bailes, C., Erting, L., & Thumann-Prezioso, C. (2003, August) Signs of literacy: What’s ASL got to do with it? Invited workshop for the Pennsylvania Department of Education Low Incidence Training Institute for Professionals and Parents, University Park, PA.
Available as (three):
[ PDF: Signs of Literacy: What's ASL got to do with it? PowerPoint from PDE Low Incident Training Institute for Professionals and Parents, University Park, PA, August 6, 2003 ]
[ PDF: Signs of Literacy: What's Mommy got to do with it? PowerPoint from PDE Low Incident Training Institute for Professionals and Parents, University Park, PA, August 6, 2003 ]
[ PDF: Signs of Literacy: What’s Miss Nelson Got to do with It? PowerPoint from PDE Low Incident Training Institute for Professionals and Parents, University Park, PA, August 6, 2003 ]

Erting, C.J., Thumann-Prezioso, C., Bailes, C., Erting, L, & Kuntze, M. (2003, May). Transforming inquiry into literacy: Insights from ASL-English bilingualism. Paper session presented at the conference, St. Thomas, USVI.

Bailes, C. (2003, April). It takes: Engaging deaf readers. Keynote paper presented at Leave No Child Behind: What will it Take, Conference of Executives of American Schools for the Deaf, Sioux Falls, SD.
Available as: [ PDF ]

Bailes, C. & Thumann-Prezioso, C. (2003, February). Rita: A case study in ASL/English acquisition, learning, and literacy. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association of College Educators of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, San Antonio, TX.
Available as: [ PDF ]

Erting, L. (2003, February). Beyond strategies: Sharing books and constructing meaning the Deaf way. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association of College Educators of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, San Antonio, TX.
Available as: [ PDF ]

Garate, M. (2003, February). Changes in teachers’ beliefs: Effects of an in-service training model on bilingual education. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association of College Educators of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, San Antonio, TX. Available as: [ PDF ]

Bagga-Gupta, S. & Erting, C. (2002, July). Cross-cultural explorations in deaf bilingualism: Sweden and the United States. Paper presented at Deaf Way II, Washington, DC.

Erting, C.J., Kuntze, M., Thumann-Prezioso, C., Erting, L., & Bailes, C. (2002, July). Constructing literacy through American Sign Language bilingualism. Symposium presented at Deaf Way II, Washington, DC.
Available as: [ PDF ]

Erting, L. (2002, June). Early literacy development in deaf and hearing children: Common ground and important differences. Presentation at the Western Regional Early Intervention Conference, Jackson Hole, WY.

Erting, L.C. (2002, June). Signs of literacy: Constructing meaning with preschool deaf children during book sharing in American Sign Language. Paper presented at the Western Regional Early Intervention Conference, Jackson Hole, WY.

Erting, L. (2001, October). Book sharing the Deaf way. Presentation to teachers and staff at the Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center, Gallaudet University, Washington, DC.

Erting, C.J. (2001, September). Constructing literacy through American Sign Language/English bilingualism. Keynote Address presented at the International Conference on Deaf Education: Building Bridges to Literacy, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Erting, C.J. (2001, September). Building a solid foundation for bridges to literacy. Pre-conference workshop, International Conference on Deaf Education: Building Bridges to Literacy, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Erting, C.J., Thumann-Prezioso, C., Reilly, C. Erting, L., Mathis, D., Bailes, C. & Kuntze, M. (2001, April). Constructing English literacy through American Sign Language: evidence from deaf bilingualism. Symposium presented at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Conference. Seattle, Washington.

Erting, C. J. (2000, November). Ideologies and local practices in deaf bilingual education in Sweden and the United States. Paper presented at the 99th Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association. San Francisco, CA.

Erting, C.J. (2000, October). An ethnographic longitudinal approach to assessing language and literacy development. Paper presented at the NHS 2000: International Conference on Newborn Hearing Screening Diagnosis and Intervention. Milan, Italy.

Erting, C., Thumann-Prezioso, C. & Ricasa, R. (2000, July). What's in a name? A Deaf child becoming bilingual. Paper presented at the 19th International Congress on Education of the Deaf. Sydney, Australia.

Thumann-Prezioso, C. & Benedict, B. (2000, July). Fingerspelling as a tool in developing literacy. Paper presented at the American Society for Deaf Children. Washington, DC.

Erting, L. (2000, May). Conversations, storybooks and American Sign Language: Language and literacy learning in a bilingual preschool for Deaf children. Presentation of major study findings to directors and literacy specialist at the Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center, Gallaudet University, Washington, DC.

Gerhold, S. (2000, May). From signs of babble to signs of language: A Deaf child's transition from gesture to language between 6 and 18 months of age. Paper presented at the Graduating Linguistics MA Students Annual Guided Research Presentations. Gallaudet University, Washington, DC.

Klotz, M. (2000, May). Deaf preschoolers becoming bilingual: Metalinguistic events in an ASL/English classroom. Paper presented at the Graduating Linguistics Students Annual Guided Research Project Presentations, Gallaudet University, Washington, DC.

Erting, C.J. (1999, October). Ethnographic perspectives on deaf children Acquiring ASL and English. Paper presented at the William C. Stokoe and the Study of Signed Languages Conference, Gallaudet University, Washington, DC.

Erting, C.J. (1999, September). Two languages at home and at school: Early literacy in ASL/English contexts. Invited presentation at EDDE 99 (European Days of Deaf Education): Bilingual Education with a Focus on Reading and Writing, Orebro, Sweden.

Erting, C.J., Erting, L.C., & Thumann-Prezioso, C. (1999, July). Sharing books at home and at school: Making connections through fingerspelling. Paper presented at the 59th Biennial Meeting of the Convention of American Instructors of the Deaf conference, Los Angeles, CA.

Erting, C. J., Reilly, C.B., & Thumann-Prezioso, C. (1998, April). Teaching and learning in bilingual preschool classrooms. Roundtable presentation at The Impact of Deafness on Cognition conference, San Diego, CA.

Reilly, C.B., Erting, C.J. & Thumann-Prezioso, C. (1998, March). Activity settings in ASL preschool classrooms. Paper presented at the 19th Annual Ethnography in Education Research Forum, The University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA,.

Erting, C.J., Hallau, M., Benson, S., Berrigan, D., Chastel, G., Cushner, D., Erting, L, Gartner, C., Reilly, C., Thumann-Prezioso, C., & Trapani, D. (1997, July). The development of language and literacy in preschool: Teachers and researchers collaborating. Paper presented at the Convention of American Instructors of the Deaf conference, Hartford, CT.

Erting, C.J., Cushner, D., Erting, L., Thumann-Prezioso, & Trapani, D. (1997, July and November). The challenges and advantages of deaf/hearing teaming. Paper presented at the Convention of American Instructors of the Deaf conference, Hartford, CT and at Pre-College National Mission Programs, Gallaudet University, Washington, DC.

Erting, C.J., Thumann-Prezioso, C., & Benedict, B.S. (1997, April). ASL/English bilingualism in the preschool years: The role of fingerspelling. Paper presented at Developmental Perspectives on Deaf Individuals: A Conference in Honor of Kathryn P. Meadow-Orlans, Gallaudet University, Washington, DC.

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