Emotional and behavior disorders on performance among pupils in Sambut primary school Uasingishu district in Kenya.

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2008-12
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Kampala International University, Institute Of Open and Distance Learning
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This research was conducted to investigate factors that causes emotional and behaviour disorder among leaner in inclusive setting at Sambut primary school Uasin ' ' Gishu west District, Rift valley Province in Kenya ·, The researcher used quantitative and qualitative approach in collecting data. The researcher used documentary analysis type of qualitative approach to collect information on performance of the sample population. He used questionnaires, a type of quantitative approach to obtained information from the class teachers. The researcher targeted 75 pupils who were E.B.D out of the total population of374 pupils. Out of the 75 pupils targeted for the study with the prevalence ofE.B.D in classes 4,5,6,7 and 8, the researcher Zero in to a sample population of twenty-five pupils. On the findings, the researcher found out that the following E.B.D types are found among the 75 pupils. These are hyperactivity, withdrawal and shyness, absenteeism, short attention span, Rudeness, immoral behaviors, fighting among others. These E.B.Ds are caused by family related factors, environmental factors, school related factors, Teachers, attitude, cultural factors and social factors. Researcher found out that E.B.D can be modified by guidance and counseling, ban of phonographic pictures, videos, creating good environment at school, use of varied teaching methods, improvement ofleisure's perfommnce, co-operation between parents and teachers, use of role models from the environment to motivate and encourage pupils to learn. Teachers should create rapport with the learners. Finally, the researcher recommended that, there should be use of diversified teaching methods in inclusive setting. Frequent class meetings comprising of subject teachers, parents and learners be held. Phonographic pictures should be banned
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A research report submitted to the Institute Of Open and Distance Learning in partial fulfillment of the requirement leading to Award of the Bachelor of Education in Special Needs Education of Kampala International University
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Emotional, behavior disorders
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