The purpose of this research work is to
investigate the problems of educating the physically handicapped students in
Nigeria (A case study of College of Education, Ekiadolor-Benin). This work is
divided into five chapters. According to the project its first chapter deals
with the introduction, definition of terms are given. It also deals with the
problem of study and significance. Chapter two is concerned with the review of
related literature. Chapter three contains method and administration of
questionnaires which was collected and it was observed that the physically
handicap students can perform effectively like other normal students. Chapter
four involves presentation of data and discussion. Chapter five looks into
findings, it was found out that being physically handicapped does not affect
student’s performances in learning. It was also found that no special problem
prevent the physically handicaps from learning. Consequently, appropriate
recommendations were made to ameliorate this trend in the schools.
TABLE OF CONTENT
Statement of the problem
Purpose of the study
Delimitation of the study
Limitations of the study
Significance of the study
Definition of terms
Chapter Two- Literature
The public perception of physically handicapped children
Aims and effects of education on the physically handicapped
The teacher role in the development of the physically handicapped
Physically handicapped children and the past development in
Role of government and other organizations in elevating the status
of the physically handicapped.
Population of the study
Sample and sampling procedures
Validity of the instrument
Method of data analysis
- Data Analysis and Interpretation
Suggestions for further research
BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY
The handicapped children are gifted children who have ability to
be educated irrespective of their disabilities, like the deaf, the blind, the
dumb, lame etc. therefore, the handicapped children in Nigeria posses the
talents and all the aggregate of learning just like their counter parts at
school. Education which is a life provided for every individual, the physically
handicapped inclusive. The team can be viewed in many ways mainly psychological
A handicapped child is a child that lacks something that made
him/her incapable of living like other children, it could be the hands, legs,
eyes, ear etc in every day life, the term handicap is often used to signify a
physical defect, limb, paralysis, partial or total blindness etc. all these features
renders the child incapable of living in quite same ways as the normally
The term handicapped, when used in a wider sense, include
intellectual disabilities and disadvantages which are cause learning hardship.
In the light of the above discussion, the study will look into the various
learning hardship likely to be faced by the handicapped child in school.
Previous researchers have revealed that behaviours are judged in terms of the
society existing standards, therefore the ability of the handicapped can be
under estimated by their teacher because already they are termed that they
cannot perform as well as the naturally endowed pupils/students. This study
will examine the various problems facing the education of the handicaps
STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEMS
Handicapping conditions in students are of varied forms, of which
physical handicap is one of the numbers. It is noted that handicapping
situation could hinder academic progress in the world over. This posse a lot of
problems to educators, parents and stake holders in the educational sector.
A lot of emotional, psychological or physical and psychomotor
problems affect the education of students. The combined effect of this problem
is the crux of this study. This is necessary because experience has shown that
education is a delicate carefully. These studies therefore seeks to investigate
these multifarious problems which could hinder the education of the physically
handicapped students in College of Education, Ekiadolor-Benin.
SCOPE OF THE STUDY
is limited to investigate the problem of educating the physically handicapped
among students of College of Education, Ekiadolor-Benin. Students in College of
Education, Ekiadolor-Benin are the main aim and focus of this research because
of the facts that they are more matured in age.
PURPOSE OF THE STUDY
the handicapped condition that are situate for learning.
To consider the effects of the physically handicapped on the
career of the physically handicapped students.
To correct the general belief of people that handicapped students
cannot contribute significantly to the society.
To access the problems of handicapped students in College of
SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY
At the end of
this study, the physically handicapped students need extra attention in order
to be successful.
It is also
the responsibilities of teachers to the handicapped students has to be greatly
improved than that of the normal students.
And they need special attention from their teachers before they
can learn effectively, and also hoped that there are no special problems that
can prevent the handicapped students not to learn. This study shall be of great
importance to all learning centres, mostly to students and teachers in College
of Education, Ekiadolor-Benin.
research has formulated the following problems questions for the purpose of
classification in this study.
being handicapped affects students performance in learning?
are the special problems that prevent the handicapped students from performing
effectively in learning?
it possible for handicaps to take part in learning activities like other normal
a handicaps student need special attention from the teacher/lecturers?
DEFINITION OF TERMS
Below is a
summary definition of some of the terminologies used in this research study.
permanent physical or mental condition that makes it difficult or impossible to
use a particular part of the body or mind.
Incapable: Not able to control yourself or your affairs and also
not able to do something well.
Physically: In a
way that is connected with a persons body rather than their mind.
physical or mental condition that means you cannot use a part or your body
completely or easily or that you cannot learn easily.
Connected with a person’s mind and the way in which it works.
connected with a happening in the mind.
a way that produces the intended result or a successful result
make something develop or become more active or to encourage somebody.
ability to create picture in your mind.
Having less than the normal level of intelligence.
state or quality of being hard to do or to understand, the effect that
TERMS AND CONDITIONS APPLY
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