Challenges Facing the Education of Hearing Impairment Learners in Schools in Ra Vine Zone Koibatek District, Kenya

ABSTRACT This aims at studying the challenges facing the education of hearing impaired learners 111 schools in Ravine Zone Koibatek District, Kenya. The researcher will also endeavor on finding the solutions to these challenges. The hearing impaired learners face a lot of problems, which affects their academic pe1formance. The data will be collected using questionnaires. The sample will contain head teachers, teachers, parents and learners from the four schools in Ravine Zone. The study will reveal the challenges facing the Education of the hearing Impaired learners in Ravine Zone.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

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

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

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

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT ......................................................................................................... v

ABSTRACT ............................................................................................................................. vi

TABLE OF CONTENTS ....................................................................................................... vii

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

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

1.1 Background of the study ................................................................................................ 1

1.2 Statement of the problem ..................................................................................................... 2

1.3 Purpose of the study ...................................................................................................... 2

1.4 Objective of the Study ................................................................................................... 2

1.5 Research Questions ........................................................................................................ 3

1.6 Significance of the Study ............................................................................................... 3

1.7 Limitation Of The Study ............................................................................................... -4

1.8 Delimitation ................................................................................................................... 4

1.9 Definition Of Terms ..................................................................................................... .4

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

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

2.0 Introduction ......................................................................................................................... 6

2. I Causes of Hearing Impairment ............................................................................................. 6

2.2 Types of Hearing Impairment. ............................................................................................. 7

2.3 Characteristics of Hearing lmpaired .................................................................................... 8

2.4 Identification/Categories of Hearing Impairment.. .............................................................. 8

2.5 History of Education of Hearing Impaired In Europe and America .................................. 10

2.6 Establishments of Schools ................................................................................................. 11

2.7 Development of Hearing Education Impairment In Kenya ............................................... 11

2.8 Challenges Facing The Education Of Hearing Impaired In Kenya .................................. 12

CHAPTER THREE ................................................................................................................. 15

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RESEARCH METHODOLOGY ............................................................................................ 15

3. I Research Approach ............................................................................................................ 15

3 .2 Research Design I Strategy ................................................................................................ 15

3.3 Research Population .......................................................................................................... 15

3 .4 Sample Size ....................................................................................................................... 15

3.5 Sampling and Procedure .................................................................................................... 15

3.6 Instruments/ Tools Used ................................................................................................... 16

CHAPTER FOUR ................................................................................................................... I 7

4.0 DATA PRESENTATION, ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATIONS ............................. 17

Response .................................................................................................................................. 20

CHEPTER FIVE ...................................................................................................................... 27

5.0. DISCUSSIONS, CONCLUSION AND RECOMMMENDATION ................................ 27

5.1. Summary ........................................................................................................................... 27

5.2 Discussion .......................................................................................................................... 29

5.3 Conclusion ......................................................................................................................... 30

5.4 Recommendation ............................................................................................................... 30

APPENDICES ......................................................................................................................... 32

QUESTIONNAIRE ................................................................................................................. 32

QUESTIONNAIRE FOR THE HEAD TEACHER ................................................................ 32

QUESTIONNAIRES FOR TEACHERS ................................................................................ 34

QUESTIONNAIRE FOR THE LEARNERS .......................................................................... 36

QUESTIONNAIRES FOR PARENTS ................................................................................... 38

REFERENCES ........................................................................................................................ 39



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APA

, K (2022). Challenges Facing the Education of Hearing Impairment Learners in Schools in Ra Vine Zone Koibatek District, Kenya. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/challenges-facing-the-education-of-hearing-impairment-learners-in-schools-in-ra-vine-zone-koibatek-district-kenya

MLA 8th

, KEBUTELIMA "Challenges Facing the Education of Hearing Impairment Learners in Schools in Ra Vine Zone Koibatek District, Kenya" Afribary. Afribary, 16 Sep. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/challenges-facing-the-education-of-hearing-impairment-learners-in-schools-in-ra-vine-zone-koibatek-district-kenya. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

MLA7

, KEBUTELIMA . "Challenges Facing the Education of Hearing Impairment Learners in Schools in Ra Vine Zone Koibatek District, Kenya". Afribary, Afribary, 16 Sep. 2022. Web. 15 Jun. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/challenges-facing-the-education-of-hearing-impairment-learners-in-schools-in-ra-vine-zone-koibatek-district-kenya >.

Chicago

, KEBUTELIMA . "Challenges Facing the Education of Hearing Impairment Learners in Schools in Ra Vine Zone Koibatek District, Kenya" Afribary (2022). Accessed June 15, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/challenges-facing-the-education-of-hearing-impairment-learners-in-schools-in-ra-vine-zone-koibatek-district-kenya