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Christopher Kurz
Associate Professor

2016 Submissions

Journal Paper

Higgins, Jennifer A., et al. "Development of American Sign Language for K-12 Academic Assessments." Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education. (2016): 1-11. Print. «

Mousley, Keith and Christopher Kurz. "Pre-College Deaf Students' Understanding of Fractional Concetps: What We Know and What We Do Not Know." Journal of Science Education for Students with Disabilities 18. 1 (2016): Article 7. Web. «

Invited Keynote/Presentation

Kurz, Christopher A.N. "STEM in Academic ASL." Natioanl Deaf Educaion Conference. National Association for the Deaf. Phoenix, AZ. 8 Jul. 2016. Keynote Speech.

Kurz, Christopher A.N. and Jeanne Reis. "ASL-English Literacy and STEM." In-service Professional Development for Teachers. Hawaii School for the Deaf and Blind. Honolulu, HI. 30 Nov. 2016. Lecture.

Kurz, Christopher A.N. and Jeanne Reis. "ASL-English Literacy Development in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM): How Many R’s Are There?" In-Service Professional Development for Teachers - State of Massachusetts. The Learning Center for the Deaf. Framingham, MA. 22 Oct. 2016. Lecture.

Kurz, Christopher A.N., Jeanne Reis, and Barbara Spiecker. "Documenting, creating, and sharing academic content in ASL." the 10th Annual American Sign Language RoundTable. Washington School for the Deaf. Vancouver, WA. 5 Nov. 2016. Conference Presentation.

Kurz, Christopher A.N. "Learning Characteristics of Deaf Students." Deaf Education in Vietnam. Dong Nai University. Dong Nai, Vietnam. 12 May 2016. Keynote Speech.

Uninvited Presentations

Kurz, Christopher A.N. "Tracing Deaf Human Bodies: Exploring the Origins and Spread of Deaf Education Across the United States." International Standing Conference for the History of Education. International Standing Conference for the History of Education. Chicago, IL. 19 Aug. 2016. Conference Presentation.

Kurz, Christopher A.N. and J. Matt Searls. "Deaf Human Bodies and Nineteenth Century Physical Education." International Standing Conference for the History of Education. International Standing Conference for the History of Education. Chicago, IL. 18 Aug. 2016. Conference Presentation.

Kurz, Christopher A.N. "Mathematical literacy citizenship: Deaf experience." International Council of Mathematical Education-13 Conference. International Council of Mathematical Education. Hamburg, Germany, GE. 28 Jul. 2016. Conference Presentation.

Kurz, Christopher A.N. "Mathematical literacy citizenship: Deaf experience." Association of College Educators of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Conference. Association of College Educators of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. New York, NY. 12 Feb. 2016. Conference Presentation. «

Casioli, Toni, Jessica Trussell, and Christopher A.N. Kurz. "Science strategies for DHH students: A literature review." Association of College Educators of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Conference. Association of College Educators of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. New York, NY. 12 Feb. 2016. Poster Session. «

Lee, ChongMin, et al. "The relationships between self-regulated learning strategies and mathematics performance in DHH students." Association of College Educators of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Conference. Association of College Educators of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. New York, NY. 12 Feb. 2016. Conference Presentation. «

Lee, ChongMin, Christopher A.N. Kurz, and Keith Mousley. "Deaf students’ understanding of fractions: Cognitive Based Assessment." Association of College Educators of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Conference. Association of College Educators of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. New York, NY. 13 Feb. 2016. Conference Presentation. «

Michor, Peter, Christopher A.N. Kurz, and Gary Behm. "Game Development for Deaf Pioneer App." NTID Summer Research Symposium. NTID. Rochester, NY. 21 Jul. 2016. Poster Session. £

Manufactured Product

Kurz, Christopher A.N. Academic language - Mathematics in ASL: Educational Interpreters as Language Scientists. DVD. Boys Town National Research Hospital. (2016).

2015 Submissions

Book Chapter

Kurz, Christopher A.N. and Jess Cuculick. "International Deaf Space in Social Media: The Deaf Experience in the United States." It's a Small World: International Deaf Spaces and Encounters. Washington, DC: Gallaudet University, 2015. 225-235. Print. £ ˜

Published Conference Proceedings

Kurz, Christopher A.N. and Kim Kurz. "Deaf Faculty Perspectives: Doctoral Study Experience." Proceedings of the Third Biannual Deaf Studies Today! Conference, Utah Valley University, Orem, UT. Ed. F. Fleischer and K. Morton. Orem, UT: Utah Valley University, 2015. Print. £ ˜

Invited Paper

Kurz, Christopher A. "Two Views on Mathematics Education for the Deaf: Edward M. Gallaudet and Amos G. Draper." Deaf Studies Digital Journal. (2015). Web. ∆

Invited Keynote/Presentation

Kurz, Christopher A.N. and Hoa Nguyen. "Developing Deaf-centric Instructional Materials Workshop." Krousar Thmey and DDP Professional Development. Krousar Thmey. Phnom Penh, Cambodia. 31 Aug. 2015. Lecture.

Kurz, Christopher A.N. and Susan Lane-Outlaw. "Evidence-based Sign Bilingual Education Practices Mathematics and Science." Workshop. Chinese University of Hong Kong. Hong Kong, China. 11 Aug. 2015. Lecture.

Lane-Outlaw, Susan and Christopher Adam Noel Kurz. "Evidence-based Sign Bilingual Education Practices Language and Literacy." Workshop. Chinese University of Hong Kong. Hong Kong, China. 13 Aug. 2015. Lecture.

Kurz, Christopher A.N. and Susan Lane-Outlaw. "How Visual Language and Visual Learning Support Early Language and Cognitive Development." Public Talk. Chinese Univerisity of Hong Kong. Hong Kong, China. 14 Aug. 2015. Lecture.

Kurz, Christopher A.N. and Susan Lane-Outlaw. "Optimizing Conceptual Understanding and Literacy: The Role of Sign Language." Public Talk. Chinese University of Hong Kong. Hong Kong, China. 15 Aug. 2015. Lecture.

Uninvited Presentations

Kurz, Christopher A.N., J Matt Searls, and Samantha Smith. "The Emergence of Physical Education and Competitive Sports in American Schools for the Deaf." Deaf History International. Deaf Scotland History Association. Edinburgh, Scotland. 19 Jul. 2015. Conference Presentation. *

Kurz, Christopher A.N. "Mathematical Literacy Citizenship: Deaf Experience." 22nd International Congress on the Education of the Deaf Conference. University of Partras. Athens, Greece. 7 Jul. 2015. Conference Presentation. *

Kurz, Christopher A.N. and Susan Lane-Outlaw. "Interactive Non-fiction Literacy for Deaf Students: Deaf Pioneer Series App." 22nd International Congress on the Education of the Deaf Conference. University of Partras. Athens, Greece. 8 Jul. 2015. Conference Presentation. *

Kurz, Kim B., Christopher A.N. Kurz, and Cindy Sanders. "Modern Sign Language Teachers of the Deaf: Current Trends and Issues." 22nd International Congress on the Education of the Deaf Conference. University of Partras. Athens, Greece. 8 Jul. 2015. Conference Presentation. *

2014 Submissions

Journal Paper

Kurz, Christopher A and Kim B Kurz. "Genesis of a College for the Deaf: The National Deaf-mute College." Deaf Studies Digital Journal 4. (2014): 0:00 - 10:00. Web. *

Book Chapter

Kurz, Christopher A and Albert J Hlibok. "Laurent Clerc, A Complex and Conflicted Deaf Man in America: Internal and External Struggles." "See Lives: Biographies and Autobiographies." Ed. Kristen Snodden. Washington, DC: Gallaudet University Press, 2014. 102-114. Print. ∆

Uninvited Presentations

Kurz, Chris, Gary Behm, and Brian Trager. "RIVA Accessmedia: Broadening Communication Access for People with Disabilities." Effective Access Technology Conference. SIG-ACCESS. Rochester, NY. 17 Jun. 2014. Poster Session. £

Kurz, Chris and Kim Kurz. "Amos G. Draper at Gallaudet: His Legacy as a Student, Professor, Mentor, Friend and Caretaker." Symposium: Celebrating 150 years of Visionary Leadership. Gallaudet University. Washington DC, Washington DC. 9 Apr. 2014. Conference Presentation. *

Kurz, Chris and Kim Kurz. "Genesis of a College for the Deaf: The National Deaf-Mute College." Deaf Studies! Today Conference. Utah Valley University. Provo, UT. 12 Apr. 2014. Conference Presentation. *

Kurz, Chris, Albert J Hlibok, and Kim B Kurz. "A Closer Look at Laurent Clerc's Perceptions on Sign Languages." Deaf Studies! Today Conference. Utah Valley University. Provo, UT. 12 Apr. 2014. Conference Presentation. *

Invited Keynote/Presentation

Kurz, Chris and Jeanne Reis. "Science, Technology, and Math, Oh My!" Meeting of Teachers of the Deaf and Educational Interpreters. Iowa State Department of Education. Vinton, IA. 11 Jun. 2014. Lecture.

2013 Submissions

Invited Keynote/Presentation

Kurz, Chris and Jeanne Reis. "Science, Technology, and Math Content in ASL." 2013 PaTTAN Educational Interpreter Summer Institute. Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network. State College, PA. 5 Jun. 2013. Lecture.

2012 Submissions

Invited Keynote/Presentation

Kurz, Christopher. "Building Bridges: Concrete-Representational-Abstract Strategies." Invited Lecture. Scranton School for the Deaf. Pittsburgh, PA. Apr. 2012. Guest Lecture.

Kurz, Christopher. "Family Math." Scranton School for the Deaf. Pittsburgh, PA. Apr. 2012. Guest Lecture.

Kurz, Christopher. "STEM in ASL Delivery." 3-Day Workshop Presentation for MDE. Massachusetts Department of Education. Worcester, MA. Jun. 2012. Conference Presentation.

Kurz, Christopher and H. Hilbok. "Laurent Clerc: A Complex and Conflicted Deaf Man in American." Deaf History International Conference. Deaf History International. Tornonto, ON, Canada. 26 Jul. 2012. Conference Presentation.

Kurz, Christopher. "Semantics and Signing in Mathematical Context." Massachusetts Teachers of the Deaf and Interpreters. Massachusetts Department of Education. Framington, MA. 30 Nov. 2012. Keynote Speech.

2011 Submissions

Journal Editor

Board], Christopher A. Kurz [Journal Editorial, ed. Journal of American Sign Language and Literature. Washington DC: n.p., 2011. Web. «

Invited Keynote/Presentation

Kurz, Christopher A. N. "Mathematics for the Deaf: A Resource for Teacher Preparing to Teach Math to Deaf Learners." Annual National Conference of the Association of College Educators of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. Association of College Educators of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. Hilton Hotel, Dallas-Ft. Worth, TX. 19 Feb. 2011. Conference Presentation. *

Kurz, Christopher A. N. "Building Networks for Student Learning: Concrete-Representational-Abstract Approach." Biennal National conference of the Council of American Instructors of the Deaf. Council of American Instructors of the Deaf. Dallas-Fort Worth Marriott Hotel & Golf Club at Champions Circle, Ft. Worth, TX. 23 Jun. 2011. Conference Presentation. *

Kurz, Christopher A. N. "Teacher Action Research Framework in Pre-service Teacher Training Program." Annual Conference of the Association of College Educators of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. Association of College Educators of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. Hilton Hotel, Dallas-Ft. Worth, TX. 18 Feb. 2011. Conference Presentation. *

Kurz, Christopher A. N. "Family Math for All Grades." Pre-session, Biennal National Conference of the Convention of American Instructors of the Deaf. Convention of American Instructors of the Deaf. Dallas-Fort Worth Marriott Hotel & Golf Club at Champions Circle, Ft. Worth, TX. 20 Jun. 2011. Conference Presentation. ∆

Kurz, Christopher A. N. "Pre-college Deaf Students Understanding of Fractional Concepts." Brown Bag Research Presentation. Research and Teacher Education, NTID. National Technical Institute for the Deaf, Rochester, NY. 10 Jan. 2011. Lecture. ∆

2010 Submissions

Formal Presentation

Kurz, Christopher. “Action Research in the Classroom: Deaf Learners with Diverse Needs.” Paper presented at 21st International Congress on the Education of the Deaf, Vancouver, BC, Canada. July 2010. Presentation.

Kurz, Christopher. “Number Signs: Survival of the Fittest.” Paper presented at 21st International Congress on the Education of the Deaf, Vancouver, BC, Canada. July 2010. Presentation.