Communicative Anxiety among Hearing Impaired Students in Inclusive and Segregated Settings
AbstractTo determine the communicative anxiety among hearing impaired students in the inclusive and the segregated settings. Communication is an act of broadcasting contexts from one person or party to other by using mutually acknowledged symbols and linguistic guidelines. Anxiety is actually the sense of being panic and a state of nervousness, commonly usual and directionless, as overreaction to the situation that is just individually perceived like threatening. Often it is characterized by the stress of the muscles tiredness, weakness and congenital issues by signs and linguistic principles that are generally recognized by one person or group of people
MethodsA cross sectional study was conducted to find communicative anxiety among hearing impaired students in the inclusive and the segregated settings. Convenient sampling technique was used. Sample of 40 hearing impaired students were taken from different inclusive and segregated settings. 20 were taken from inclusive and 20 from segregated setting and statistically evaluated via SPSS version 21.0.
Results Results indicated that the students in inclusive settings were more anxious as compare to the students in segregated settings. Further the results indicate that the male students were more anxious as compare to the female students.
Conclusion Study concluded that the students in inclusive settings were more anxious .Further the results indicate that the male students were more anxious as compare to the female students. It highlighted how students are effected by the attitudes of other. It provided awareness about the positive and negative aspects of inclusive settings. This study will help in the future intervention based studies to reduce the anxiety level in inclusive settings so that they can gain their full potential in educational settings.
Keywords:Segregated, Inclusive, Hearing impaired
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