The study aims to investigate teachers’ perception of students with dysgraphia and academic performance in secondary schools in Delta State. This study adopted the descriptive survey design. The population of this study include all the teachers in 245 secondary schools in three local government area of Delta state with a population of 4,750 teachers. The three local government areas are from the three senatorial districts of Delta state which are Osadenis High School, Asaba, (Delta North), Abraka Grammar School, Abraka (Delta Central) and St. Michaels College, Oleh (Delta South). The simple random sampling technique was used to select 25 secondary schools from where 350 (152 male and 198 female) secondary school teachers were also selected. Out of the 25 secondary schools, 17 are from the rural while 8 are the urban settings. 234 teachers are from the rural and 116 from urban settings. The instrument for this study was a researcher developed four-point Likert type scale instrument. The test-retest method was used to ascertain the reliability of the instrument and it has a Cronbach Alpha reliability index of 0.875. The One-Way Anova statistics method was used to test all research hypotheses at 0.05 level of significance. Results revealed that dysgraphia has significant influence on the academic performance of students with the learning disorder (dysgraphia). In addition, it was found that there is significant difference in the academic performance of students with dysgraphia based on sex. Based on these findings, it was recommended that Teachers should refer students to counsellors for therapeutic attention; teachers should adopt teaching approaches that will encourage hand writing development; Such students should be allowed to use assistive technology in writing among others.
Citation: Agamugoro, P.A., John-Ekaba C.U., Apene, E. (2023) Teachers Perception of Students with Dysgraphia and Academic Performance in Nigeria, British Journal of Education, Vol.11, Issue 4, 96-105
Impact of early reading skills and teachers perceptions in English as a foreign language using ICT: Evidence from Vietnam (Published)
This study aimed to identify the early reading skills in English as a foreign language via information and communication technology in Vietnam as well as early childhood student teachers perception. Currently, information and communication technology and part of the teacher’s perception in the classroom practices performed an effective role in the learning aptitude of students and enhanced their reading skills in English as a foreign language. The nature of the study was cross-sectional and data were collected from 100 students and teachers from Hanoi National University of Education. The output of the study revealed that more students were agreed and had a positive perception towards the uses of information and communication technology in teaching reading in English as a foreign language. The results also indicated that teachers used the best skills and strategies to enhance children’s vocabulary in the classrooms. Lastly, findings indicated that students faced a lack of resources and technical support as significant barriers. Implications for early childhood pre-service teacher training and educational policy are discussed.
Teachers’ Perception of Job Satisfaction among Different Faculties in Northeast Normal University, China (Published)
Job satisfaction is one of the most critical factors for the performance of employees and ultimately for organizational or institutional performance; for the reason this was considered as the base for conducting this study. The purpose of the study is to describe the perception of the job satisfaction and the association of different factors with the level of job satisfaction among teachers in different faculties of Northeast Normal University. Five Point-Likert Scale Questionnaire is used to collect the data and SPSS is used for data analysis. Hypothesis development and testing is also conducted; to quantify the results. The results of the study are analyzed on the three (gender, age groups and faculties) demographic factors of the teacher to know the differences of job satisfaction among these demographic factors. This study is only limited the to eight faculties in Northeast Normal University; China.