Linguistics of American sign language

a resource text for ASL users

Author: Clayton Valli

Publisher: Clerc Books

ISBN:

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 388

View: 890

The standard introduction on ASL structure, now expanded with more information on linguistic fundamentals.

The Gallaudet Children's Dictionary of American Sign Language

Author: Jean Gordon

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 384

View: 646

Offers a dictionary of American sign language featuring over one thousand sign drawings with corresponding English words, usage in sentences, and illustrations, as well as an introduction explaining fingerspelling and signing.

Reference and Information Services

An Introduction

Author: Kay Ann Cassell

Publisher: American Library Association

ISBN:

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 510

View: 711

Search skills of today bear little resemblance to searches through print publications. Reference service has become much more complex than in the past, and is in a constant state of flux. Learning the skill sets of a worthy reference librarian can be challenging, unending, rewarding, and-- yes, fun.

Effective Police Supervision

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Author: Harry W. More

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN:

Category: Political Science

Page: 612

View: 906

Good police officers are often promoted into supervisory positions with little or no training for what makes a good manager. Effective Police Supervision is a core text used in college-level classes on supervisory practices in criminal justice. This popular book combines behavioral theory with case studies that allow the reader to identify and resolve personal and organizational problems. It provides readers with an understanding of the group behaviors and organizational dynamics, with a focus on effectiveness as well as proficiency, and on how a supervisor can help to create an effective organization. This book is also a vital tool in the preparation of police officers for promotional exams. NEW THIS EDITION This revised and updated edition has a new chapter Homeland Security and Terrorism -- A Changing Role. New material has been added throughout the textbook on the following topics: characteristics of an effective coach, mentoring, work values, unions, dealing with change, supervisory styles, empowerment, SARA, identifying stakeholders, dealing with Limited English Proficient individuals, intercultural communication, and equity theory. The case studies and references have been throgoughly updated and expanded. Each chapter opens with a case study to illustrate the concept and includes key terms. Contains a new chapter on homeland security and terrorism and how they are changing the role of the police supervisor. Used nationwide for police promotional exams.

Four Seasons! Five Senses!

Sign Language for the Seasons and the Senses

Author: Dawn Babb Prochovnic

Publisher: ABDO

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 34

View: 317

Story Time with Signs & Rhymes presents playful stories for read-aloud fun! This rhythmic tale invites readers to chant along and learn American Sign Language signs for the four seasons and the five senses. Bring a new, dynamic finger-play experience to your story time!

Opposites Everywhere: Sign Language for Opposites

Author: Dawn Babb Prochovnic

Publisher: ABDO

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 426

Story Time with Signs & Rhymes presents playful stories for read-aloud fun! This rhythmic tale invites readers to chant along and learn American Sign Language signs for opposites including big and small, sweet and sour, and rough and smooth. Bring a new, dynamic finger-play experience to your story time! Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Looking Glass Library is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.

Shape Detective: Sign Language for Shapes

Author: Dawn Babb Prochovnic

Publisher: ABDO

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 649

Story Time with Signs & Rhymes presents playful stories for read-aloud fun! This rhythmic tale invites readers to chant along and learn American Sign Language signs for shapes including circle, square, rhombus, and rectangle. Bring a new, dynamic finger-play experience to your story time! Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Looking Glass Library is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.

Hip, Hip, Hooray! It's Family Day!:

Sign Language for Family

Author: Dawn Babb Prochovnic

Publisher: ABDO Publishing Company

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

View: 402

Story Time with Signs & Rhymes presents playful stories for read-aloud fun! This rhythmic tale invites readers to chant along and learn American Sign Language signs for the members of a family including grandma, grandpa, cousins, siblings, and pets. Bring a new, dynamic finger-play experience to your story time! Looking Glass Library is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO Group. Grades PreK-4.