Challenges Encountered by Teachers in Teaching Learners with Hearing Impairments at Kathima Primary School Meruu North District Maua Zone

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

TITLE PAGE ........................................................................................................................ i

Table of contents ................................................................................................................... ii

PRELIMINARY PAGES

Dedication ............................................................................................................................ v

Declaration ........................................................................................................................... vi

Acknowledgement ................................................................................................................ vii

Abstract ................................................................................................................................ viii

CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION

1.1 Background ..................................................................................................................... 1

1.2 Statement of the problem ................................................................................................ 3

1.3 Purpose of the study ........................................................................................................ 4

1.3.1 Research questions ....................................................................................................... 5

1.4 Resea~objectives ......................................................................................................... 6

1.5 Scope of the study ........................................................................................................... 7

1.6 Significance of the study ................................................................................................. 8

1. 7 Definition of key terms ................................................................................................... 9

CHAPTER TWO: REVIEW OF THE RELATED LITERATURE

2.1 Introduction .................................................................................................................... I 0

2.2 Hearing impairment ........................................................................................................ I 0

2.3 Children with mild hearing loss ...................................................................................... I 0

2.4 Children with severe hearing loss ................................................................................... II

2.5 Children with profound hearing loss ............................................................................... II

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2.6 Support for hearing impaired children ............................................................................ II

2.7 Improvisation technique .................................................................................................. 12

:HAPTERTHREE:METHODOLOGY

l.O Overview ......................................................................................................................... 13

l.l Research Design .............................................................................................................. 13

L2 The sampling procedure .................................................................................................. 13

l.3 Sample ............................................................................................................................. 14

l.4 Instruments ...................................................................................................................... 15

1.41 Piloting of the research instruments .............................................................................. 16

1.5 Procedure ......................................................................................................................... 16

1.6 Data analysis ................................................................................................................... 17

1.7 Limitations and delimitations ......................................................................................... 17

1.71 Limitations .................................................................................................................... 17

1.72 Delimitations ................................................................................................................. 17

~HEORETICAL FRAME WORK ....................................................................................... 19

~HAPTER FOUR: DATA PRESENTATION AND ANALYSIS

·.I Introduction ..................................................................................................................... 22

-.2. Levels at which teachers have trained ............................................................................ 22

-.3 Modifications done on materials ..................................................................................... 23

A Challenges encountered by teachers ............................................................................... 23

-.5 Support needed to enhance teaching ............................................................................... 24

-.6 Development of educational materials ............................................................................ 25

.0. CHAPTER FIVE :SUMMARY

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5.1 Introduction ..................................................................................................................... 26

5.2 Recommendations ........................................................................................................... 27

CONCLUSION .................................................................................................................... 29

REFERENCES ...................................................................................................................... 30

APPENDICES

Appendix A: Time frame ...................................................................................................... 31

Appendix 8: Budget .............................................................................................................. 32

Appendix C: Research questions for the head teacher .......................................................... 33

Appendix D: Head teacher's questionnaire ........................................................................... 34

Appendix E: Permission from the ministry of education ...................................................... 36  

ABSTRACT This research had been carried out to investigate the challenges that face teachers handling children with hearing impairments at Kathima primary school In Meru North District, Igembe Division, Maua Zone in Kenya. The research had outlined various categories of hearing impairments as Mild, Severe and profound. It had also highlighted on the statement of the problem, purpose of the study, objectives and significance of the study, operational definitions of key terms and concepts have also been mentioned. The literature review of the persons who have mentioned about the related problems has also been acknowledged. Last but not the least, the methodology, data presentation, research summary, recommendations and conclusion

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MBALE, F (2022). Challenges Encountered by Teachers in Teaching Learners with Hearing Impairments at Kathima Primary School Meruu North District Maua Zone. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/challenges-encountered-by-teachers-in-teaching-learners-with-hearing-impairments-at-kathima-primary-school-meruu-north-district-maua-zone

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MBALE, FREDRICK "Challenges Encountered by Teachers in Teaching Learners with Hearing Impairments at Kathima Primary School Meruu North District Maua Zone" Afribary. Afribary, 19 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/challenges-encountered-by-teachers-in-teaching-learners-with-hearing-impairments-at-kathima-primary-school-meruu-north-district-maua-zone. Accessed 30 Nov. 2022.

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MBALE, FREDRICK . "Challenges Encountered by Teachers in Teaching Learners with Hearing Impairments at Kathima Primary School Meruu North District Maua Zone". Afribary, Afribary, 19 Aug. 2022. Web. 30 Nov. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/challenges-encountered-by-teachers-in-teaching-learners-with-hearing-impairments-at-kathima-primary-school-meruu-north-district-maua-zone >.

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MBALE, FREDRICK . "Challenges Encountered by Teachers in Teaching Learners with Hearing Impairments at Kathima Primary School Meruu North District Maua Zone" Afribary (2022). Accessed November 30, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/challenges-encountered-by-teachers-in-teaching-learners-with-hearing-impairments-at-kathima-primary-school-meruu-north-district-maua-zone