A Case Study in EFL Teaching and Learning Process for Students with Visual Impairement: Understanding Needs and Necessities

Silfia Asning Tias
2018 Proceedings of the 2nd INDOEDUC4ALL - Indonesian Education for All (INDOEDUC 2018)   unpublished
Visual impairment comes in many different classifications. Nevertheless, less evidence found in research conducted in teaching and learning of foreign languages with these group of students. In addition, the challenges on how to customize the needs of the individual to meet the requirements of the course are real. This case study research focuses on understanding needs and overcoming challenges during the teaching and learning activities of one student with visual impairment in public speaking
more » ... ourse. As the initial stage to understand the needs, the need analysis were conducted to the student which later was utilized to design teaching strategies to meet the necessities. The research methodology employed for this case study research is qualitative method, ranging from observation and interviews. Data analysis is narrative analysis in a qualitative approach. The findings affirm that the accessibility of assistive technologies improve the quality of teaching and learning for students with visual impairment, such as an application of JAWS to provide voice over the text and other assistive technologies as well as low tech technology that help her needs. Limitation is applied as it is a single case study research.
doi:10.2991/indoeduc-18.2018.8 fatcat:gb44kqh4xragde4hmorz262u4a