Research Papers/Topics in Special Education

Total Communication And Teaching Learners With Hearing Impairment In Kirinyaga District, Kenya

ABSTRACTThe main purpose of this study was to investigate on the impact of teachinglearners with hearing impairment using Total Communication Method.The researcher used data collected from teachers of Kerugoya School for theHearing Impaired in Kirinyaga District in the month of March 2009.The study was to investigate on the effects of Total Communication, benefits ofTotal Communication and challenges faced while teaching using TotalCommunication. The results were analysed, using tables...

Challenges Facing Learners With Visual Impairment An Inclusive Setting In Navakholo Division, Kakamega District, - Kenya.

ABSTRACTThis study was aimed at investigating challenges facing visually impaired learners in aninclusive setting.To collect required information on the set objectives, the researcher used the survey strategywhich employed questionnaires. This instrument was used because it was found to be cheap andcould easily reach many respondents in different areas of the study area.The researcher’s target population was all primary teachers in inclusive schools especially thosewho were in touch wi...

Teachers' Motivation And Academic Performance Of Primary School Pupils In Amu Zone, Lamu West District, Kenya

ABSTRACTThis study was intended to assess the relationship between teachers' motivation andacademic performance of pupils in primary schools in Amu zone and suggest possiblesolutions to curb the problem. All secondary sources were revisited which in this caseincluded magazines, journals and text books which contained data related to the problem.A descriptive design was adopted for this study and questionnaires served as the main instruments of the study. Data collected was sorted, ...

Causes Of Drop Outs Of Pupils In Selected Primary Schools In Kabarnet Division A Study On Causes Of School Drop Outs In Kabarnet Division Baringo Kenya

ABSTRACTThe study was a descriptive, cross sectional design aimed at determining the causes ofschool drop outs in selected primary schools in Kabarnet Division, Baringo District-Kenya.My objectives were:1.1 To determine the profile of the respondents in terms of:a) Ageb) Gender2.0 To determine the causes of school drop-out in terms of:2.1 Poverty2.2 Early Marriage2.3 Cultural factors2.4 Teachers attitude2.5 Poor Performance3.0 The possible solutions to the problem.The exercise was conduct...

Challenges Encountered By Teachers In Management Of Children With Emotional & Behaviour Disorder In Mumias Central Zone Mumias District - Kenya

TABLE OF CONTENTTitlepage.Table of contents iiDeclaration ivDedication VAcknowledgement viCHAPTER ONE1.0 Introduction 11.1 Statement of the problem 21.2 Purpose of the Study 31.3 Objective of the Study 31.4 Research questions 31.5 Significance of the Study 41.6 Limitation of the Study 41.7 Scope of the Study 41.8 Defmitions of Terms 5CHAPTER TWO2.0 LiteratureIntroduction 6Identification of Children with Emotion problems 6Classification 7Causes of Emotional & Behaviour 8Effects of Emotional an...

Factors Contributing To Poor English Performance Amongst Learners In An Inclusive Setting, A Case Study In Soi Zone, Koibatek District Kenya.

ABSTRACTThe knowledge of English is of great practical aspect in the scientific andtechnological fields. English is widely recognized as an important qualification foremployment and further studies. It provides a unique type of experience inproblem solving which is an essential component of a complete education.Though English is important, many pupils in schools continue to perform poorly inthe subject especially in internal and end term examinations. This is also thecase in Soi Zone, M...

Investigation On Teachers Attitude Towards Inclusion Of Mentally Handicapped Children In Primary School, Kitui District Eastern Province Kenya

TABLE OF CONTENTSDECLARATION ............................................................................................................ iAPPROVAL .................................................................................................................. iiDEDICATION ............................................................................................................. iiiACKNOWLEDGEMENT ...............................................................................................

Integrating The Physically Disabled Children Into Regular Schools Of Londiani Division, Kipkelion District, Kenya

ABSTRACTThis study was carried out to find out the socio-economic status of the physicallyDisabled and vulnerable children in accommodation, Integration, performance in someselected schools in Londiani Division of Kipkelion DistrictAn effort was done to find the related literature to the study area guide by both theobjectives and research questions such asi) What are some of the problems that affect the integration of learners withphysical disability into a regular school?ii) What are so...

Barriers To Incluswe Education To Children With Disabilities In Selected Primary Schools In Cilemelil Zone Nyando District Nyanza Province Kenya

AbstractThis Study On The Barriers To Inclusive Education On Children With Disabilities Was CarriedOut In Selected Primary Schools In Chemelil Zone Nyanza Province Of KenyaThe Study Was Organized In Five Chapters, In Chapter One, It Gave A Background To TheStudy. The Study Was On The Premises That, Inclusion Of Children With Disabilities In TheMainstream Schools Are Faced By Several Barriers. The Researcher Therefore Gave TheExperience Concerning The Problem That Prompted Him To Underta...

The Effect Of Hearing Impairment On The Academic Performance Of Learners With Specific Learning Difficulties In Mathematics In Ober Zone Kasipul Division Rachuonyo South District

ABSTRACTThe researcher report is about the Effect of hearing impairment on the academicperformance of learners with specific learning difficulties in mathematics in Oberzone of Rachuonyo SouthDistrict. The statement of the problem was identifyingmajor problems facing learners with hearing impairment and the solutions to these problems~

Factors That Affect Academic Performance Of The Mentally Challenged Learners In Regular Schools: A Case Study Of Gurumesa Moyale, Moy Ale Division Central, Eastern Province, Moyale District K

This study was intended to find out the factors affecting academic performance of learners with mental deficits in regular schools; the study will look into attitude of teachers towards inclusion of learners with mental deficit in regular schools. The study employed survey design and quantitative method was also preferred because it uses standardized tools for example questionnaire which are directed to the selected sample. The main instrument for data collection used in this study was t...

Challenges Facing Learners With Hearing Impairment In An Inclusive Setting In Vihiga District, Kenya

ABSTRACTThe general purpose of the study was to examme the challenges ofinclusion of children with hearing impairment in regular schools inVihiga district in Kenya.The specific objectives of the study were; to determine the challengesfaced by teachers teaching leamers with hearing impairments inaccessing education, determine the relevance of the education currentlyoffered to children with hearing impairments and to suggest solutionsthat can avert the problem.The methods used for data co...

Difficulties Encountered By Learners With Hearing Impairment In An Inclusive Setting: A Case Study Of Machakos School For The Deaf, Central Division, Machakos District Kenya

ABSTRACTIn this special study paper, the researcher aimed at establishing learning difficultiesencountered by the Pupils within hearing impairment in the inclusive setting. This studywas carried out in Machakos school for the deaf located in central division, Machakosdistrict. Ten class teachers represented the whole population. The researcher targeted asample population of Head teachers, class teachers, and all learners of ten classes. Theresearcher used questionnaires as the main instr...

Immorality And School Drop Out At Kabat! Area In Murang'a South District, Kenya

ABSTRACTThe purpose of this study was to determine the relationship betweenimmorality and school drop out at Kabati area in Murang'a south district in Kenya. The specific objectives of the study were to explore some of the factors leading to immorality in schools. The methods used for data collection was questionnaires to teachers and of the school involved in the study. In chapter four, the findings were presented and interpreted in relation to the study object...


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