Research Papers/Topics in Special Education

An Investigation in Teaching Games and Sports to Children with Physical Disability in Atutur Sub-County, Kumi District

ABSTRACT  This study was meant to establish an investigation in teaching games and sports to children with physical disability in Atutur sub-county, Kumi district.  The specific objectives included; To find out the methods used by teachers on teaching games and sports to children with physical disability. To identify activities given to ch_ildren with physical disability during games and sports lessons. The data collection tool was the interview guide for both the headteachers, teachers and...

Academic Performance of the Emotionally and Behaviourally Disordered Girls in Mathematics, Kalawa Division, Mbooni District, Eastern Province, Kenya

ABSTRACT The study was carried out to establish academic performance of the emotionally and behaviourally disordered girls in mathematics. The population in this study involved teachers and girls of the ten sampled schools in the division. The main instruments employed in this study were open and closed ended questionnaires and structured interview guides. After analysis of the data, the following findings were noted; Girls with emotional and behaviour problems have a special need in edu...

Attitudes of Regular Teachers towards Inclusion of Learners with Special Needs Education in Kanyangi Zone, Kenya

TABLE OF CONTENTSTITLE PAGE ................................................................................................ .iDECLARATION ................................................................................................ iiAPPROVAL ..................................................................................................... iiiTABLE OF CONTENTS .................................................................................... ivDEFINITIONS OF TERMS ......................

An Investigation on Community Perception towards the Education of Children with Disabilities in Kachumbala Sub County Bukedea District

ABSTRACT This study was guided by the topic; An investigation on Community pmticipation towards the Education of children with disabilities in Kachumbala sub county, Bukedea District. The study was as well guided by the objectives as follow identify the causes of disabilities in the research area, (2) to find out the factors that affect Education of the children with disabilities, (3) to find out the solutions to the identified problems above. The study used both quantitative and qualita...

The Impact of Epilepsy on Academic Performance of Epileptic Learners in Westlands Division Nairobi Kenya

ABSTRACT The researcher was investigating the impact of Epilepsy on academic performance epileptic learners. The design used was descriptive which was suitable because of its addressed major objectives and major objectives and research questions proposed in the study. The researcher used teachers from six schools in Westlands which were: Highridge primary, North Highridge, Oshwal Jahy special school Westlands Primary school, hospital Hill and Aga Khan special unit. The data collection in...

Girl Child Education And Academic Performance In Ainabkoi Zone Eldoret East District, Uasin Gishu County Rift Valley Province, Kenya

ABSTRACT Kenya recognizes education for girls and women as a tool, for empowering them and as a fundamental human right. There is an improvement in the overall literacy for both males and females thus nanowing the gap between them. However, despite their awareness, the national enrollment figures in primary schools camouflage regional variations that pose a challenge to the national achievement. The main goal of closing the gender literacy gap will not therefore be achieved without focusing ...

Teachers Attitudes Tow Ards The Performance Of Pupils With Learning Difficulties In Tigithi Zone, Laikipia District Rift Valley Province, Kenya.

TABLE OF CONTENT DECLARATION ................................................................................... i APPROVAL ................................................................................. ii DEDICATION ....................................................................................... iii ACKNOWLEDGEMENT ............................................................. .iv TABLE OF CONTENT ........................................................................... v LIST OF...

Challenges Faced By Physically Handicapped Learners In Inclusive Settings In Modogashe Zone, Modogashe Division, Lagdera District, Kenya

ABSTRACTThe impact of free pnmary education has been manifold and complex. The quality and magnitude of the programme has affected not only rhe normal physically fit pupil, but also the physically challenged learners in inclusive schools asveil as the wider community and society.The study adopted a Quantitative research design. This enhanced the researcher to obtain a better understanding of the problems and impact of free primary education on the quality of special educat...

Impact Of Special Schools In Promoting Communication For Persons With Hearing Impairment "A Case Study Of Special Schools For The Deaf In Rwanda"

ABSTRACTThe main objective of this study is to assess the impact of special schools in promoting communication for persons with hearing impainnent a case study of special school for the deaf in RWANDA.To achieve this objective we investigated a hundred twenty eight (128) teachers for the deaf located in ten special schools and four mainstreaming schools around the country.The questionnaires and interviews addressed to the teachers, pupils and school authorities helped me t...

Effects Of Hearing Impairment On Academic Performance In Primary Schools In Sabatia East Zone Sabatia Division- Kenya

ABSTRACT The effects of hearing impairment on academic performance in primary schools in Sabatia East is the key issue that the researcher made a proposal to investigate the problem, set objectives and made literature review that acted as her source of reference. The researcher identified the methods of carrying out the research in terms of subjects to be involved which she resolved to be regular primary teachers. The approach used was quantitative and qualitative and the procedure used in sa...

Academic Performance Of Hearing Impaired Learners In Inclusive Settings School In Arua Municipality, Arua District, Uganda

ABSTRACT The impact of free primary education has been manifold and complex. The quality and magnitude of the programme has affected not only the normal physically fit pupil, but also the physically challenged learners in inclusive schools as well as the wider community and society. The study adopted a quantitative research design. This enhanced the researcher to obtain a better understanding of the problems and impact of free primary education on the quality of special education for the phys...

Methods Of Teaching And The Mentally Challenged Learners In An Inclusive Setting A Case Study Of Pageri Administrative Area Eastern Equatoria Southern Sudan.

ABSTRACT The purpose of study was to determine teaching methods and academic performance of mildly retarded pupils in Pageri administrative area —Eastern Equatorial Southern Sudan. The specific objectives of the study were; to determine the relationship between visual aids and performance of mildly retarded children, to determine the relationship between motivation and performance of mildly retarded children, to determine the relationship between demonstrating and performance of mildly reta...

Challenges Of Teaching Mathematics To The Learners I With Specific Learning Difficulties The Case Study Of Kihumbuini Zone, Thika District Kenya

ABSTRACT Kenya is a signatory to the provisiOn of Universal Education for all in pnmary schools. The new government that took power in December 2002 has implemented this. The quality of education in primary schools needs to be emphasised as it marks the beginning and the foundation of the learner's success in education achievement. Mathematics is one of the core subjects that determine whether the learner will qualify for the most marketable profession as well as course e.g. medical science a...

Pre-planning For Essay Writing And The Improvement Of Students’ Writing Skills In Secondary Schools Located In Rubaga Division, Kampala District, Uganda

ABSTRACT The study investigated the relationship between pre-planning for essay writing and the improvement of students’ writing skills in Secondary Schools in Rubaga Division, Kampala District, Uganda. The study was guided by the following objectives; to determine the students’ knowledge in preplanning for essay (composition) writing, to find out the improvement of students’ writing skills; and is there a relationship between pre-planning for essay and improvement of students writing s...

CANING WITHDRAW AL AND PUPILS' DISCIPLINE IN SELECTED PUBLIC PRIMARY SCHOOLS IN KABARTONJO DIVISION OF BARINGO DISTRICT - KENYA

ABSTRACT The ban of the cane as a measure to deter indiscipline in schools following the adoption of the Children ·s Act of 2001 has caused mixed reactions among education stakeholders. This has been irnrsened by the ill-preparedness of teachers in using guidance and counseling as an alternative. This study therefore took a critical look on the effects of cane withdrawal on discipline in prima1y schools. It also looked at whether the schools still apply the cane as a means of instilling disc...


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