Dissensus is described and used as a heuristic to understand longstanding, structural conflicts in deaf education, its research methodologies and methods of teaching. Conflicts and opportunities are analyzed and a deaf-centric, future-focused model for deaf visual pedagogy is described. Invited Talk at the behest of Dr. Matthew Dye – SPaCE Center & deaf x Lab National Technical Institute for the Deaf, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY (Via Zoom) Monday, May 11th , 2020.
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Master of Science in Secondary Education (NTID)
Skyer, Michael E., "Deaf Research Dissensus: Conflicts of Theory and Practice." (2020). Accessed from
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