Challenges Facing Learners with Hearing Impaired and Performance of English Language in Kiptoim Zone Koibatek District Kenya

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DECLARATION ..... .. .. ...... .... ... ... .. ....... ....... ............. ......................................... ......... .......... ii

APPROVAL ....................... ........... .. ..................... .. ........................................................... .. iii

DEDICATION ... ... ... ...... .. ....... ............ .......... ..... ... ................... ... ............ ... ......... .... ............. iv

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT ....... ........................... ........................ ........................................... V

TABLE OF CONTENT .......... ................... ................ ............. .... ... ....... ... ...... ....... .. ............ . vi

ABSTRACT ...................... .............................................................................. .................. viii

CHAPTER ONE ... .............. .. .. .......... ............................... ................... ................... ............... 1

1.0 INTRODUCTION ..... .... ..... .... ....... .... .......... .. .. .... ............... .. .. ... .. .. ........... ....................... 1

1. 1 Background of the Study ................. .......... ..... .. .. ............ ... ..................... ................... .. .... 1

1.2Statement Of The Problem ............................................................................................... 1

1.3 Purpose of The Study .......... .... ........... ................. ........................... .......... .................... ... 2

1.4 Objectives of the Study .. ...................................... ........................... .. .... ........................... 2

1. 6 The Scope of The Study .... ............... .............................. ..................... ... ........................ 2

1. 7 Significance of the Study ................................................................................................. 2

1. 10 DEFINITIONS OF TERMS AND CONCEPTS ......... .... .... ................................. ....... .. 4

CHAPTER TWO .. ..... .. .... ....... ....... ... ............. .. ... .............. .. ........... ................ .. .............. ..... .. 6

2.0 LITERATURE REVIEW ............ ......................................... ................... ... ... .......... ........ 6

2.1 Introduction .......... .... .............. .. .... .. ..... ............................... .. .................... ......... .............. 6

2.2 Hearing Impairment ............ ................... ......... ..... .. ............ .. .............. ............................. 6

2.3 Identification .................... ...... .. ................................................. ............... .............. ...... 6

2.4 Categories of Hearing Impaired According To Hearing Losses ..................... ..... ............. 7

2. 5 Cause of Hearing Impairment ................................ ....................... ................................... 7

2.6 Types of Hearing Impairments ............................................... ...................... ................... 8

2. 7 Challenges Causing Poor Performance in English among Hearing Impaired Learners In

Europe And America ...................... ........... ......... ........ .. ........... ......................................... .. ... 9

2.9 Challenges facing poor performance in English among hearing impaired learners in

Kenya ....... ........... .. ........................................................................................................ ...... 10

2. 10 TEACHING METHODS ............................................................................................. 11

2.11 TEACHING / LEARNING RESOURCES ................. .. ........ .. ..................................... 12

2.12 CURRICULUM ............................................................... ........... .......... ...................... 12

CHAPTER THREE ..... ....... .............. ............. .................. .................................................... 14

METHODOLOGY .................. ...... .. ........................................ .............. ...... .... ...... ... ..... ...... 14

3. 0 Introduction .... ....... ..................... ............. ............................... ....... .. ........... .......... ......... 14

3 .1 Research Design ................. ... ... .. .......................... ..................... ................................... . 14

3 .2. Sampling Design ........................... ..... .... .... .......... .... ............................. ........ .. ............. 14

3.3. Sampling Procedure .... .................. ........ ........................... ............................................. 14

3.4. Research Instruments .................. ...... .......... ................ ... ....... .. ... ....................... ......... .. . 15

3. 5 Procedure of Collecting Data ......................................................................................... 15

3.6 Procedure of Data Analysis ... .......... ............... ................ .. .. ........................ ............... .... 15

CHAPTERFOUR ................................................. .......... .................................................... 16

4.0 DATA PRESENTATION AND ANNALYSIS ...................... .. .................................. 16

4.1 Introduction ..................... ............. ...... ... .................. .... ... ... ............... ....................... 16

Table 4.1 Response from the questionnaire ....................... ........ .. ......... ... ..... .... .. ... ............... 16

Table 4.2 .......................................... ...................................................... .. ... ........................ 17

FREQUENCY ............. ................................... ....... ................ ........... ... ......... ...... .. ... .. ...... 17

PERCENTAGE ..................... ........... .............. .. ...... .. .................... .......... .................... .... . 17

Table 4.3 ..................... ...... ............ ..... ..... .............. ........................ .... ... ................. .... .... ...... 17

Table 4.4 ... ... ................................... .... ...................................... ................. ......................... 18

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Table 4.5 ............................................................................................................................. 18

Table 4.6 ............................................................................................................................. 19

Table4.7 ............................................................................................................................. 19

Table 4.8 ............................................................................................................................. 21

Response 4.9 ....................................................................................................................... 21

Table 4.12 ........................................................................................................................... 23

Question 4 ........................................................................................................................... 23

FREQUENCY ............................................................................................................. 23

Question 5 ........................................................................................................................... 24

Table 4.14 Criteria of grouping learners ........................................................................ 24

Question 6 ........................................................................................................................... 24

Table 4.15 Reading, spelling and writings problems ......................................................... 24

PERCENTAGE ........................................................................................................... 24

Table 4.21 Classroom resources .......................................................... 28

Question 2 ........................................................................................................................... 28

Table 4.24 Helping learners ..................................................................... 30

5.0 DISCUSSION, SUMMARY, FINDINGS, CONCLUSION AND

RECOMMENDATIONS .................................................................................................... 31

5 .1 Discussion ..................................................................................................................... 31

5.2 Summary ....................................................................................................................... 33

5.3 Findings and Conclusion ............................................................................................... 34

5.4 RECOMMENDATIONS ............................................................................................... 34

REFERENCES ................................................................................................................... 36

APPENDIX 1 ...................................................................................................................... 37

ESAGERl DIVISION ......................................................................................................... 41

ABSTRACT In our schools there are learners with hearing impairments. It is important for teachers to assess the problem ofleamers with hearing impaired so as to know their problems. The research was done particularly in some selected schools in Kiptoim zone, Esageri division, Koibatek District. These learners should be treated like any other learners, this research study is mainly concern with challenges faced by hearing impaired learners in English Language performance in an inclusive setting. The sample study consisted of headteachers, teachers and learners who interact with their learners in Kiptoim zone, Esageri division. Four schools were selected in the zone which has a total often schools. The data was collected by use of questionnaires. The data collected was then analysed and the results presented in tabular form as frequency distribution and percentage after each item. From the findings, teachers should be well trained on how to handle these learners.

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Frontiers, E. & BOIT, D (2022). Challenges Facing Learners with Hearing Impaired and Performance of English Language in Kiptoim Zone Koibatek District Kenya. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/challenges-facing-learners-with-hearing-impaired-and-performance-of-english-language-in-kiptoim-zone-koibatek-district-kenya

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Frontiers, Edu, and DOREEN BOIT "Challenges Facing Learners with Hearing Impaired and Performance of English Language in Kiptoim Zone Koibatek District Kenya" Afribary. Afribary, 19 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/challenges-facing-learners-with-hearing-impaired-and-performance-of-english-language-in-kiptoim-zone-koibatek-district-kenya. Accessed 24 Sep. 2022.

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Frontiers, Edu, and DOREEN BOIT . "Challenges Facing Learners with Hearing Impaired and Performance of English Language in Kiptoim Zone Koibatek District Kenya". Afribary, Afribary, 19 Aug. 2022. Web. 24 Sep. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/challenges-facing-learners-with-hearing-impaired-and-performance-of-english-language-in-kiptoim-zone-koibatek-district-kenya >.

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Frontiers, Edu and BOIT, DOREEN . "Challenges Facing Learners with Hearing Impaired and Performance of English Language in Kiptoim Zone Koibatek District Kenya" Afribary (2022). Accessed September 24, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/challenges-facing-learners-with-hearing-impaired-and-performance-of-english-language-in-kiptoim-zone-koibatek-district-kenya