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Challenges and strategies of working with learners with low vision: Implications for teacher training

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dc.contributor.author John Ayieko Yalo, Francis Chisikwa Indoshi, John Odwar Agak
dc.date.accessioned 2020-08-06T10:15:56Z
dc.date.available 2020-08-06T10:15:56Z
dc.date.issued 2012-03-12
dc.identifier.uri https://repository.maseno.ac.ke/handle/123456789/1875
dc.description.abstract Learners with low vision can be trained to increase their visual functioning through a planned programme of visual experiences. Such a low vision training programme was introduced in Kenya in 1994. However, despite its implementation over the last 15 years, challenges still persist among teachers who work with such learners. The purpose of this study was to document challenges that learners with low vision have on teachers’ performance when teaching learners with low vision in special primary schools for the visually impaired in Kenya. The study was carried out in 6 schools for the visually impaired respondents in the study including 78 teachers survey through questionnaire and observation. The study established challenges faced by teachers as lack of appropriate devices for learners, lack of adequate training of teachers and lack of regular teacher auditing. Strategies suggested to address the challenges … en_US
dc.publisher Academic Journals en_US
dc.subject Low vision, training, challenges and strategies, learners en_US
dc.title Challenges and strategies of working with learners with low vision: Implications for teacher training en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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