Teachers' perception of pupils' desirable learning activities
Jali Mohd Yunos
Date of Issue2000
National Institute of Education
Special education teachers' views of their students' desirable learning activities were examined. There were 150 participants (40 untrained teachers, 88 trained teachers and 22 therapists) from several special schools in participated voluntarily in the studies. Of the total, 123 were females and 27 were males. Two studies were carried out. Study 1 examined the teachers' perceptions of desirable learning activities related to the special education curriculum. Study 2 investigated the teachers' perceptions of activities related to the mainstream classroom curriculum. In both studies, the participants were requested to rate the degree of desirability of the learning activities from the students' perspective on a 5-point Likert scale. Number "1" of the scale referred to 'very undesirable', and number "5" denoted 'very desirable'. For the two studies, female and males participants did not rated the items significantly different.
Nanyang Technological University