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International Journal of Humanities and Education Research

Vol. 5, Issue 2, Part A (2023)

A study on awareness of B.Ed students towards inclusive education

Author(s):

Dr. Prativa Patowary

Abstract:

The main objectives of this study are (i) to study the awareness of B.Ed students towards inclusive education and (ii) to find out the difference if any in the awareness of B.Ed students towards inclusive education regarding gender. In this study, the descriptive survey method was employed. The population of this study consists of all the B.Ed students of B.Ed colleges of the South Kamrup area of Kamrup District, Assam. The sample of the present study was selected from all these (03) B.Ed colleges by applying proportionate Stratified Random sampling technique. 30% B. Ed students from the population are selected as sample i.e. 163 B.Ed students out of which 48 are male and 115 are female B.Ed students. A self-constructed ‘Awareness Scale towards Inclusive Education’ is used in this study to collect necessary data from the respondents. The awareness level of B.Ed students towards inclusive education is calculated by using Simple Percentage and to find out the gender difference in the awareness of B.Ed students towards inclusive education, t-test has been employed. The main findings of this study are (i) the awareness level of most of the B.Ed students towards different dimensions of inclusive education such as concept, benefits, attitudes, strategies, and as a whole is average; (ii) Gender has not significantly influenced the awareness about inclusive education among B. Ed students concerning the concept of inclusive education, benefits of inclusive education, attitude towards inclusive education, strategies of inclusive education, and awareness as a whole; and (iii) Awareness of male B.Ed students towards inclusive education is higher than that of the female teachers.

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How to cite this article:
Dr. Prativa Patowary. A study on awareness of B.Ed students towards inclusive education. Int. J. Humanit. Educ. Res. 2023;5(2):39-44. DOI: 10.33545/26649799.2023.v5.i2a.67
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