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|Title: ||Hindrances to effective teaching of people with hearing impairment at Ashanti School for the deaf|
|Authors: ||Archer, David|
Anomah, Joyce Esenam
|Issue Date: ||22-Jul-2021|
|Abstract: ||The purpose of the study was to ascertain the hindrances to effective teaching of pupils
with hearing impairment. The researcher used survey descriptive design, which involved
qualitative research methodology. Forty eight respondents, comprising 27 female
teachers and 21 male teachers, drawn from a population of 101 staff of Ashanti School
for the deaf where the study took place. A simple random sampling technique was
employed to select participants for the study. Data were subjected to frequency count
involving simple percentages technique by using themes and comments from the
questionnaire. Also, observation was done, and data from the observations were used in
arriving at the findings. The study revealed that majority of the teachers in the school
hold first degree certificate. In addition, equipment and materials are not adequate for
teachers to use. The study also found that majority of the teachers indicated that time
allocated for the various subjects are inadequate.
Based on the findings of the study, the following recommendations are made:
People who aspire to teach in special schools must be trained in sign language
interpretation and special education.
Periodic seminars, workshops and in-service training should be organized for teachers in
special schools to update them on current developments in special education, especially
things pertaining to education of the hearing impaired.0020
The Ministry of Education should supply hearing impaired and special schools with
adequate teaching and learning materials to help in the academic, psychological, social
and emotional development of these students.
Circuit supervisors and heads of departments should carry out more intensive supervision
exercises to keep teachers of the hearing impaired and other students with disability on
|Description: ||A thesis submitted to the School of Graduate Studies, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Degree of Master of Science in Audiology School of Medical Sciences. November, 2019|
|Appears in Collections:||College of Health Sciences|
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