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作者 Tien, Wan-Chu
書名 Assessing and analyzing social problem solving skills of elementary-age hard-of-hearing students in Taiwan
國際標準書號 9780549714088
book jacket
說明 103 p
附註 Source: Masters Abstracts International, Volume: 47-01, page: 0602
Adviser: Brenda Schick
Thesis (M.A.)--University of Colorado at Boulder, 2008
Problem solving abilities are important survival skills in real life. How one solves problems reveals his cognition and language use. The purpose of this study is to assess and analyze Taiwanese hard-of-hearing children's problem solving abilities. Generally speaking, hard of hearing children have poorer language abilities and communication performances. Therefore, it is important to know their current problem solving abilities and provide useful information for teaching them these important skills. 16 hearing children and 22 hard-of-hearing children participated in this study. Modified Test of Problem Solving 3 (TOPS3-M) was used to assess participants' problem solving abilities and Speech-Language Disorders Rating Scale was used to assess hard of hearing participants' oral language abilities. In addition, questionnaire was used to provide daily observations of hard of hearing participants' problem solving abilities by their parents. Results show that hearing children have better problem solving abilities than the hard of hearing children do. However, if the hard of hearing child has good oral language abilities, performance is as good as a hearing child. Therefore, language abilities can predict one's problem solving abilities. In addition, age is another factor affecting one's problem solving in the hearing group
School code: 0051
Host Item Masters Abstracts International 47-01
主題 Education, Educational Psychology
Psychology, Cognitive
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Alt Author University of Colorado at Boulder. Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences
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