NTID Researcher Honored
April 1, 2004
by Karen E. M. Black
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Dr. Marc Marschark, professor of research at the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, a college of Rochester Institute of Technology, received the Lyon Founderís Award from the Rochester School for the Deaf in recognition of his professional contributions to educating deaf people.
Also, The Oxford Handbook of Deaf Studies, Language, and Education, which Marschark edited, was chosen as an Outstanding Academic Title for 2004 by CHOICE magazine. CHOICE, a publication of the Association of College and Research Libraries, reviews current scholarly books and electronic products.
Marschark is an adjunct faculty member in RITís School Psychology and Deafness program and an honorary professor of psychology at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland. He has written more than 100 articles and chapters and published several books on deaf education and deaf childrenís development. He is founder and editor of The Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education and the book series, Perspectives on Deafness, both published by Oxford University Press.
NTID is the first and largest technological college in the world for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. One of eight colleges of RIT, NTID offers educational programs and access and support services to its 1,100 students from around the world who study, live and socialize with 14,400 hearing students on RITís Rochester, N.Y., campus.
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