Have You Ever Seenů? An American Sign Language (ASL) Handshape DVD/Book


reviewed by Joan Wink & Dawn Wink - October 22, 2007

coverTitle: Have You Ever Seenů? An American Sign Language (ASL) Handshape DVD/Book
Author(s): Adonia K. Smith and E. Lynn Jacobowitz
Publisher: ASL Rose, Frederick
ISBN: 097646004, Pages: 76, Year: 2005
Search for book at Amazon.com

Language, thought, and culture come to life through the hands in Have You Ever Seen…? An American Sign Language (ASL) Handshape DVD/Book by Adonia K. Smith and E. Lynn Jacobowitz. You cannot read this book without moving your hands; we tried. Not possible. This whimsical book is not only informative, but also readable and fun while simultaneously offering insights into the complex nature of teaching and learning for all involved with Deaf education. The purpose of this first book in a series is to focus on the development of bilingual materials in American Sign Language (ASL) and English. In addition, the authors seek to share the notion of visual rhyming for the Deaf reader (p. vii). However, the book far exceeds its goals, in that it expands the knowledge of Deaf education for all learners: hearing or non-hearing, adult or child. The strength of Have You Ever Seen? is grounded in... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


To view the full-text for this article you must be signed-in with the appropriate membership. Please review your options below:

Sign-in
Email:
Password:
Store a cookie on my computer that will allow me to skip this sign-in in the future.
Send me my password -- I can't remember it
 
Purchase this Article
Purchase Have You Ever Seenů? An American Sign Language (ASL) Handshape DVD/Book
Individual-Resource passes allow you to purchase access to resources one resource at a time. There are no recurring fees.
$12
Become a Member
Online Access
With this membership you receive online access to all of TCRecord's content. The introductory rate of $25 is available for a limited time.
$25
Print and Online Access
With this membership you receive the print journal and free online access to all of TCRecord's content.
$210


Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record, Date Published: October 22, 2007
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 14677, Date Accessed: 8/18/2019 7:51:01 PM

Purchase Reprint Rights for this article or review