Deaf Japanese-Americans during World War II

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dc.contributor.advisor Kurz, Christopher - Chair en_US
dc.contributor.advisor Bateman, Gerald en_US Rosenberg, Mikhael en_US 2006-10-06T14:41:33Z en_US 2006-10-06T14:41:33Z en_US 2006-06-07 en_US
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dc.description.abstract Many teachers are using primary source documents in their social studies classrooms to compliment the standard issued textbooks. Primary sources include, but are not limited to: govenunent documents, pictures, posters, documentaries, and personal interviews. Research shows when teachers use primary sources in their instructions, their students become more engaged with the course. Research shows when teachers use primary sources in their instructions, their students become more engaged with the course. Furthermore, there is a positive correlation between student engagement in the course and student achievement in the class. When historical primary sources related to deaf individuals are used to supplement general historical events, deaf students are able to make personal connections to the information they are learning. Thus, in turn, helps the deaf students to become more engaged in what they are learning. The purpose of this project is to develop a four-week curriculum unit on the topic of "American-Japanese Interment," using primary sources. Furthermore, this curriculum unit identifies and addresses deaf-related issues, by incorporating deaf experiences into the same topic. Throughout this cuniculum unit, the students will analyze the perspectives and experiences of different individuals, both heating and deaf, on the event of Pearl Harbor, and the subsequent aftermath thereof, of Japanese-Americans. Also, the students will be able to make personal connections, to individuals and events of Internment, through role-playing scenarios. Finally, the students will be able synthesize information learned though this curriculum unit, by creating a newspaper project and presenting it to the class. en_US
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dc.subject Deaf students en_US
dc.subject Documentaries en_US
dc.subject Documents en_US
dc.subject Government documents en_US
dc.subject Personal interviews en_US
dc.subject Pictures en_US
dc.subject Posters en_US
dc.subject Primary source en_US
dc.subject Teachers en_US
dc.title Deaf Japanese-Americans during World War II en_US
dc.type Masters Project en_US

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