Hearing Impaired Pupils’ Self-esteem and Their Attitude Towards Schooling in Public Primary Schools in Gucha District-kenya

ABSTRACT This study was carried out in public primary schools in Gucha district, Kenya. It explored the relationship between hearing impaired pupils’ self esteem and their attitude towards schooling. The objectives of the study were to determine the degree of hearing impaired pupils’ self esteem in public primary schools, Gucha district, to examine the level of pupils’ attitude towards schooling, as well as to establish the relationship between the hearing impaired pupils’ self esteem and their attitude towards schooling. Using a description suriey and descriptive correlational design , a total of 120 primary school pupils of classes 5,6,7,and 8, all of whom were hearing impaired from ten primary schools in Gucha district , Kenya, participated in the study. The data were analysed using means, percentage distribution and pearson’s product moment correlation. It was found out that the degree of hearing impaired pupils’ attitude towards schooling was high (mean, 2.69), hearing impaired pupils’ attitude towards schooling was high, and the relationship between hearing impaired pupils’ self- esteem and Uieir attitude towards schooling vvas significant (sig, 0.000). It was recommended that parents with children who have hearing related problems should not only comfort them to feel confident but also, from time to time, show them love, concern, care, guide and counsel them.


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DECLARATION A

DECLARATION B H

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DEDICATION Hi

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT iv

TABLE OF CONTENTS v

LIST OF TABLES viii

LIST OF ACRONYMS Ix

ABSTRACT x

CHAPTER ONE 1

INTRODUCTION 1

1~O Background of the study 1

1.1 Historical Perspective 1

1.2 Theoretical Perspective 2

1.3 Conceptual Perspective 3

1.4 Contextual Perspective 3

1.5 Statement of the Problem 3

1.6 Purpose of the Study 4

1.7 Research Objectives 4

1.8 Research Questions 4

1.9 Null Hypotheses 4

1.llScope 5

1.12 Significance of the Study 5

CHAPTER TWO 6

REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE 6

2.1 Theoretical Review 6

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2.2 Conceptual Framework 7

2.3 Related Literature 8

CHAPTER THREE 16

METHODOLOGY 16

3.0 Research Design 16

3.1 Research Population 16

3.2 Sample size 16

3.3 Sampling Procedure 17

3.4 Research Instruments 17

3.5 Validity and Reliability of the Instruments 17

3.6 Data Gathering Procedures 18

3.7 Data Analysis 19

Table 1: Interpretation of the Mean Range 19

3.8 Ethical Considerations 20

3.9 Limitations of the Study 20

CHAPTER FOUR 21

PRESENTATION, ANALYSIS AND INTERRPRETATION OF DATA 21

4.0 The level of hearing impaired pupils’ self esteem in selected public primary

schools. 21

CHAPTER FIVE 28

DISCUSSION, CONLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS 28

5.0 Introduction 28

5.1 Discussion 28

5.2 Conclusions 30

5.3 Recommendations 30

Areas for future Research 31

REFERENCES 32

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APPENDIX IB: TRANSMITTAL LETTER FOR THE RESPONDENTS 35

APPENDIX II: CLEARANCE FROM ETHICS COMMITTEE 36

APPENDIX III: INFORMED CONSENT 37

APPENDIX IV: RESEARCH INSTRUMENTS 38

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APA

Research, S. (2022). Hearing Impaired Pupils’ Self-esteem and Their Attitude Towards Schooling in Public Primary Schools in Gucha District-kenya. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/hearing-impaired-pupils-self-esteem-and-their-attitude-towards-schooling-in-public-primary-schools-in-gucha-district-kenya

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Research, SSA "Hearing Impaired Pupils’ Self-esteem and Their Attitude Towards Schooling in Public Primary Schools in Gucha District-kenya" Afribary. Afribary, 13 Sep. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/hearing-impaired-pupils-self-esteem-and-their-attitude-towards-schooling-in-public-primary-schools-in-gucha-district-kenya. Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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Research, SSA . "Hearing Impaired Pupils’ Self-esteem and Their Attitude Towards Schooling in Public Primary Schools in Gucha District-kenya". Afribary, Afribary, 13 Sep. 2022. Web. 16 Jun. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/hearing-impaired-pupils-self-esteem-and-their-attitude-towards-schooling-in-public-primary-schools-in-gucha-district-kenya >.

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Research, SSA . "Hearing Impaired Pupils’ Self-esteem and Their Attitude Towards Schooling in Public Primary Schools in Gucha District-kenya" Afribary (2022). Accessed June 16, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/hearing-impaired-pupils-self-esteem-and-their-attitude-towards-schooling-in-public-primary-schools-in-gucha-district-kenya

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