Assistant Professor of Deaf & Hard of Hearing
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Professional and Educational Background
Ph.D. Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences, University of Colorado - Boulder, CO, 2003.
M.A. Deaf Education, Smith College, MA, 1995
Current Courses: SPED 730, SPED 737
Past Courses: SPED 720, SPED 721, SPED 731
National Science Foundation CHS Medium Collaborative Research
Grant Title: Immediate feedback to support learning American Sign Language through multi sensory recognition
Project Summary: Generate technologies to fundamentally advance ASL partial-recognition, i.e., to identify linguistic/performance attributes of ASL (without necessarily identifying the entire sequence of signs) and automatically determine if a performance is fluent or contains errors made by ASL students.
CUNY Collaborative Incentive Research Grant
Grant Title: Quantifying best practice patterns of deaf and hard of hearing educators relative to audiological perspectives via videotape analysis
Project Summary: Identify and provide video demonstrations of best practice patterns related to audiological services in the field of deaf and hard of hearing education.
Faculty Innovations in Teaching with Technology
Grant Title: Implementing video apps in sign language courses to increase student learning and engagement
Project Summary: Increase student learning and engagement by providing in-class opportunities for students to effectively view and assess their signing skills.
Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, Editorial Board http://www.oxfordjournals.org/our_journals/deafed/editorial_board.html