Research Papers/Topics in Special Education

An Empirical Validation of Beginning Reading Skills for Nigerian Primary Schools using Three Structured Methodologies

ABSTRACT This study examined the empirical validation of beginning reading skills for Nigerian primary schools using three structured methodologies. Specifically the study was designed to find out whether there would be reading gains on the part of the pupils following the application of the three methods and their levels of effectiveness including which one would be discovered most effective following the pupils’ performance on test. The sample was made up of two hundred and seve...

Factors Affecting Academic Performance Of The Mentally Retarded Learners In Regular Schools In Nandi Central District - Kenya. A Case Study Of: Emgwen Division.

ABSTRACTThe research was carried out in Emgwen division, Nandi central district Kenya with an aim of determining the factors affecting the academic performance of learners with mental deficit in regular schools. All relevant Primary sources were visited in the process of gathering Primary information. A descriptive design was employed and in this case, questionnaires and interview guides were used in the process of data collection.The study findings revealed the f...

\Iodfs Of Communication And Academic Performance Of Lk~Arners With Hearing Impairements In Mbeere District, Kenya. A Case Study Of St. Luke’s School For The Deaf.

AbstractThis study investigated the impact of modes of communication onacademic performance of learners with hearing impairments. The paper ismade up of five chapters.Chapter one: The researcher has looked at the background of theproblem, statement of the problem, the theory, objectives, researchquestions set to investigate more on the problem and the significance ofthe study.Chapter two: The researcher looked at what others have researched on~o come up with the literature i.e., catego...

Academic Performance Of The Mentally Retarded Children In Central Zone, Central Division, Mandera District, Kenya

ABSTRACTThis study was intended to find out the factors affecting academic perfonnance of leamers withmental deficits in regular schools; the study will look into attitude of teachers towards inclusion oflearners with mental deficit in regular schools. In review of related infonnation, all secondarysources viewed relevant were consulted and made use of. A descriptive design was employed sincethe entire study was about explaining a scenario. Questionnaires were used in the collection of d...

Effects Of Nutrition On Growth And Development Of Children. Marafa Division, Marafa Village, In Magarini District Of Coast Province-kenya. A Case Study Of Marafa Division

The research was aimed at investigating and elaborating the effects of nutrition on growth and development of children of ages between infancy and 15 years of age in MARAF A Division Magarini District Kenya. The objectives of the study were; to find out factors that lead to malnutrition in the division, identify the correct nutritional requirements for children and to examine the effects of nutrition on growth and development of children. A sample of 13 head teachers, 50 parents and 10 p...

Factors Affecting Academic Performance Of The Mentally Retarded Learners In Regular Schools: A Case Study Of Muthambi Zone, Meru South District Kenya

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

Teachers' Attitude Towards Academic Performance Of Learners With Learning Difficulties In Kibwezi Division Kibwezi District Kenya

ABSTRACTIt is apparently true that learners with learning difficulties range for mild toprofound levels. The later is highly noticeable because of the extreme poorperformance in exams, however, majority of the learners with learning difficultiesdrop out from school as a result of pressure from their peer groups aggressiveparents and more so adamant teachers who humiliate and force them to repeatsame class year after the other.Since this has been the trend in most of the primary schools ...

Auto Ma Tic Teller Machines (Atm) And Service Delivery. A Case Study Of Crane Bank Kampala - Uganda

This research examined the financial institutions that accept deposits from customers and give loans to customers. In Uganda, commercial banks have increased their services by introducing automated teller machines (ATMs). Automated Teller Machine (ATM) banking system is the latest system adopted by bank world wide to foster and improve on service delivery within the banking industry. Crane Bank has installed these machines in order to serve its customers very effectively and efficiently ...

The Effects Of Teachers’ Attitudes On Education Of Learners With Hearing Impairement In Regular Schools In Kabarnet Division, Baringo District, Kenya.

ABSTRACTThe research was carried out on the attitude of teachers towards theinclusion of learners with hearing impairment in regular primaryschools, This was because the feelings of most regular primary schoolteachers that these learners affect and lower the academicperformance of their schools. Therefore these learners are forced torepeat classes or dropout of school. It is due to this that the learnerswith hearing impairment do not perform well in regular schools.The researcher used ...

Socio-Economic Factors And Pupils Academic Perfomance In Kianjai Zone, Tigania District Kenya

ABSTRACTthe issue of how socio-economic factors affect pupil's performance is vital to apublic policy. The researcher wanted to find out whether socio-economic factorseffect pupil's performance and to what extent.in order to do this study, the researcher embarked on descriptive survey kind ofresearch. The method allowed a collection of comprehensive intensive data andprovided an in-depth study on how past initiative have not produced the desiredproducts. By stratified sampling, 50 pupil...

An Investigation On The Effects Of Low Vision On The Academic Performance Of Primary School Children In Mazeras Zone, Kasemeni Division, Kinango District, Kenya

This research was on an investigation on the effects of low vision on the academic performance of regular primary school children of Mazeras zone, Kasemeni Division, Kinango District, promptly the investigation to find a solution to help improve performance. To conduct the study the researcher used a survey method of research design targeting all the regular primary schools but managed 12 schools and 48 teachers from the twelve schools of Mazeras zone; Mpirani, Mazeras, Bonje, Fulugani,...

Academic Performance Of Hearing Impaired Learners In An Intergrated Setting In Kapchorwa Town Council Kapchorwa District

ABSTRACTThis study set out to determine the impact of integration on the academic performance oflearners with hearing impairment using three primary schools of Kapcharwa demonstrationschool, Kpchorwa primary school and Elgon primary school, all in Kapchorwa TownCouncil Schools. The study employed a descriptive comparative research design. Randomsampling was used to select 99 pupils and the student's samples t-test was used to comparetest results of the learners with HI and those who wer...

Teachers Attitudes Tow Ards Integration Of Learners With Mental Handicapped In Regular Schools In Tiriki East Division In Hamisi District

The research project was based on teacher's attitudes towards integration ofleamers with mental handicap in regular schools in Tiriki East Division in Hamisi District. Problems faced by these teachers towards integration have been established. It was also noted to put a lot of emphasizes on learners with mental handicap performance in regular set up. Various strategies were also layed down to assist learners with mental handicap in a regular set up. Findings were shown that most respond...

Motivation And Performace Of Visually Impaired Learners In Inclusive Settings In Upper Nyakach Division Nyakach District-Kenya

With the increasing numbers of the Visually Impaired learners in our Inclusive Settings due to Education For All (EF A) call, there is need of increased awareness of how to handled the visually impaired with definite success in their Performance at school and in life generally. It is often, however, presumed that learners with Visual Impairments are less capable or have less academic potential than the sighted peers. However, Vision is only one source of information and so the teacher fa...

Problems Encountered By The Teachers Teaching Deaf Blind Children At Kabarnet School For Deaf Blind In Baringo District, Kenya

ABSTRACTObjectives: This study investigated the problems encountered by theteachers teachIng deaf blind children at Kabamet School for Deaf Blindin Barlngo District, Kenya. Spedflcaliy, these data were gathered:profile of teachers as to age, gender, marital status, number of yearsin service and educational qualification; and degree the problemsencountered by the teachers teaching deaf blind children in terms offacilities and equipments, learning methodology, formal curriculum,mode of c...


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