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ERIC Number: EJ1077784
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Sep
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 11
ISSN: EISSN-2141-6656
The Challenges of Educating the Visually Impaired and Quality Assurance in Tertiary Institutions of Learning in Nigeria
Omede, Andrew A.
International Journal of Educational Administration and Policy Studies, v7 n7 p129-133 Sep 2015
This paper focused on the challenges in educating the visually impaired and modalities for ensuring quality assurance in tertiary institutions of learning in Nigeria. It examined the global challenges in the higher educational system and made it clear that the visually impaired are those with visual problems be it partial, low vision, or total blindness, as such need higher education to be liberated from the shackles of pity and sympathy. The paper found out that the educational needs of the visually impaired include computer application, optical aids, and Braille writing materials, issues of mobility, funding, library resources, personnel availability and physical infrastructural facilities. Recommendations were proffered to tackle the issues and challenges identified.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Nigeria