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dc.contributor.authorRobins, Kiambi Nthiga-
dc.date.accessioned2019-11-14T12:21:51Z-
dc.date.available2019-11-14T12:21:51Z-
dc.date.issued2011-08-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12306/3120-
dc.descriptionA Research Report Submitted to the College of Open and Distance Learning in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirement for the Award of a Bachelor’s Degree in Education of Kampala International University.en_US
dc.description.abstractThe purpose of the study is to determine Teaching Methods and Academic Performance among Learners with Hearing Impairment in Selected Schools in Magumoni zone, Magumoni Division,Meru-south District Kenya. The specific objectives of the study were to; Determine Teaching Methods and Academic Performance among Learners with Hearing Impairment in regards to: Classroom seating, Sign Interpreters and Note takers, Non-Verbal Communication, Hearing Materials and Sign Language. The methods of data collection were questionnaires and interviews. The study revealed by 50% of the respondents that seating arrangements help learners with hearing impairment be comfortable as they study and therefore understand what they are being taught. 47% of the respondents agreed that note takers help children with hearing impairment understand what they are being taught. However they revealed that it was expensive. 57% of the respondents agreed that nonverbal communication can help support their confidence with spoken language. 72% of the respondents also agreed that hearing materials are important for children with hearing impairment. 54% of the respondents agreed that signs are important for children with hearing impairment. the study recommended that School facilities should be provided in schools so that children with hearing impairment understand what they are taught and that teachers are able to teach effectively. More teachers should be trained to get competent teachers who can effectively use teaching methods that can help children with hearing impairments understand what they are taught. The school environment should be made conducive for the children with learning impairment for example the class should not be overcrowded.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherKampala International University, School of Education, Open and Distance and E-learningen_US
dc.subjectTeaching Methodsen_US
dc.subjectAcademic Performance Among Learnersen_US
dc.subjectHearing Impairmenten_US
dc.subjectMeru-South District-Kenyaen_US
dc.titleTeaching Methods and Academic Performance Among Learners with Hearing Impairment in Selected Schools in Magumoni Zone, Magumoni Division, Meru-South District-Kenyaen_US
dc.typeOtheren_US
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