Empirical Assessment on Mathematics and Sciences’ Understanding Among Physically Challenged Pupils Using Information and Communication Technology

Omoniyi Israel Oginni, Olabode Thomas Owolabi


This work is an empirical assessment of the physically challenged students (deaf) in mathematics with a view of recognition and reintegration the brains among them back to the technological world view. The research design for the study is a quasi- experimental research design with experimental and control group. The sample for the study and Science consisted of 40 primary IV deaf pupils selected by strategically purposive sampling techniques from special school (of deaf) for the study. The instrument used for the study is Mathematics Achievement Test. The instructional package used was a comprehensive lesson plan on two major topics in Mathematics (Algebra and construction) with Visualized Instructional Package (VIP) anchored by a trained special Mathematics teacher. Finding revealed that the introduction of ICT and imagery in the teaching of the special pupils enhanced academic performance of physically challenged in mathematics Suggestions were made to stakeholders on the need to embrace ICT in the teaching of the special pupils in Mathematics.


Visualized instructional package; ICT; Mathematics understanding; Deaf student; Imagery; Recognition; Reintegration

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3968/j.hess.1927024020130503.2771


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