There are many academic references to Sign Writing out there - here are just a few:
Flood, Cecilia Mary. 2002. How do deaf and hard of hearing students experience learning to write using signwriting, a way to read and write signs? [s.l.]: University of New Mexico.
Gangel-Vasques, Janice. 1997. Literacy in Nicaraguan Sign Language Assessing "Written Sign" Recognition Skills at the Escuelita de Bluefields. Monography, California State University, Dominguez Hills, CA.
Heylen, Kathleen, and Sara Geudens. 2005. Using SignWriting to teach VGT (Flemish Sign Language). In ICED - International Council for the Educating of the Deaf. Maastricht: http://www.signwriting.org/belgium/kasterlinden12.html#kasterpresentation.
Martin, John C. 2007. Writing and Signed Languages. Master, monograph, College of Art and Sciences, Linguistics Program, University of South Carolina.
Rosenberg, Amy. 1999. Writing Signed Languages. In Support of Adopting an ASL Writing System, Linguistics.
Shaira, Mohammad Ismael Mahmoud Abu. 2007. The Effect of SignWriting on the Achievement and Acquisition of Vocabulary by Deaf Students at “Al-Amal School for the Deaf” in the City of Amman-Jordan. monography, Graduate School Special Education, Jordan University, Amman, Jordan.
Ingvild Roald, dr. philos, bergen, Norway
> Date: Sun, 31 Oct 2010 16:14:45 -0700
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> Subject: Re: articles or publications about Valerie Sutton ond/or SignWriting
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> October 31, 2010
> On Oct 27, 2010, at 10:13 AM, Doyle,Jessie wrote:
> > I am a student in a Deaf Studies program. We have been assigned a research project, and need to find academic and professional articles that have been published about our topic, in this case Valerie Sutton and SignWriting. I am having trouble because the only sources I can find are Wikipedia and signwriting.org. I need to find books or articles that have been published. I have read almost everything on signwriting.org, but I cannot use this as a source for my project.
> > Hope this is more clear and answers your questions.
> > - Jessie
> Hello Jesse -
> You mentioned that the publications cannot be on SignWriting.org.
> SignWriting.org is a library that lists publications and newspaper articles and so forth, that are either about, or mention, or are written in SignWriting...
> Take a look at this web page that gives links and downloads to newspaper articles on SignWriting -
> Can you use these articles in your annotated bibliogprahy?
> SignWriting in the Press
> Newspaper & Journal Articles About SignWriting
> If you download number 2 on that web page, the bibliography entry would read something like:
> Fox, Margalit, New York Times, April 14 2002, "Written Notice: Another Language for the Deaf".
> Is the New York Times acceptable to your work?
> and what about 300 page dissertations? for example on signwriting.org, on
> SignWriting for Research
> Number 1 and 2 on that web page has two dissertations on SignWriting - one 300 page dissertation by Dr. Cecilia Flood from the University of New Mexico, and one in Arabic, with a partial translation into English, by Dr. Abushaira at Jordan University in Jordan. Both studied the use of SignWriting with Deaf children, and Dr. Abushaira's work was statistical -
> If these kinds of titles are acceptable to you, then at least I know that. I am juggling many jobs simultaneously. I am trying to create a web page with lists of SignWriting publications, but I have been pulled into other projects in the past few days -
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