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Title: Effects of communication difficulties on academic performance of learners with hearing impairment: a case study of Kakamega municipality, Kakamega Central Cistrict
Authors: Muhindi, Anjelyne Kavere
Keywords: Communication difficulties
Academic performance
Learners with hearing impairment
Kakamega municipality
Issue Date: Apr-2013
Publisher: Kampala International University, College/School of Education
Abstract: The study investigated the effects of communication difficulties n academic performance of learners with hearing impairment. The study was guided by specific objectives that included; identifying ways in which our communication can be improved to suit school performance, the effect of communication on school performance, roles of the school in reducing communication barriers. The study was descriptive and analytical in nature where purposive sampling was used to select population. It employed 60 respondents. Data were analysed and presented using frequencies and percentages and were tabulated.The major findings of the study were; most of the respondents were females. The study revealed the effects of communication difficulties on academic performance are; child abuse,poor performance and dropout of school.
Description: A dissertation submitted to the college of education, open and distance learning in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the award of the degree of bachelor of education Kampala International University
Appears in Collections:Bachelor of Education

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