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Title: Academic difficulties of hearing impaired pupils in selected primary schools in Rachuonyo South District, Kenya.
Authors: Pamela, Adoyo Auma
Keywords: Academic difficulties
Hearing impaired Pupils
Primary schools
Issue Date: Sep-2012
Publisher: Kampala international international : College of Education Open, distance and Learning
Abstract: This study focused on the Academic Difficulties of Hearing Impaired Pupils in Rachuonyo South District, Kenya. The specific objectives of the study were to determine the profile of the respondents as to age, gender, and highest education qualifications, to establish the level of academic difficulties of male and female hearing impaired pupils and to establish whether there is a significant difference in the level of academic difficulties among the hearing impaired pupils. The methods used to collect data were descriptive survey design. The descriptive correctional, descriptive comparative and ex post facto. The research instrument used was questionnaire. In chapter four, the findings were presented and interpreted in relation to the study objectives and research questions. While linking the existing literature, results included demographic characteristics, frequency and percentages. Based on the findings, observation indicated a positive significant difference between the male and female hearing impaired pupils in terms of academic difficulties. In chapter five, development of solutions to the problem, summary of the findings and conclusions were attempted. The findings suggested recommendations on areas pertaining to the level of the teacher’s education, the teaching methods and the provision of teaching learning materials.
Description: A thesis presented to the college of higher degrees and research Kampala International University Kampala, Uganda in partial fulfillment of the requirement of the degree of Master of special needs in education
Appears in Collections:Masters of Education in Special Needs - Main Campus

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