encounter cultureWhile it is not possible to objectively assess the success or failure of this basic writing experiment, it feels successful and was described as successful by the students in the course. The perception was that the class succeeded. However, I had another concern and another variable by which I would judge the success of the class. I was concerned with the perception not of the class but of the interaction with a deaf student: what did students think of this student's participation and what did this student think of his experience with the class? The question, therefore, became one of the encounter between deaf and hearing culture.
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