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Vocational Self-Concept and Decision Making Self-Efficacy: A STUDY OF LEARNERS WITH VISUAL IMPAIRMENT IN KENYA [Paperback]

Margaret Murugami , Norma Nel

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7 Mar 2011 3639338650 978-3639338652
Disabling conditions such as visual impairments impede vocational development. Vocational development for such individuals is particularly difficult due to reduced orientation and mobility, sensory or mental impairment, prolonged medical treatment and functional limitations associated with such disability. Furthermore restricted early experiences, social immaturity, social attitudes toward disability label for instance blindness and unrealistic aspirations or lower aspirations could also affect their self-acceptance and hinder adequate vocational self-concept. The aim of this book is describe the kind of career information that students with visual impairments acquire from school and to what extent this information facilitates or hampers their development of vocational self-concept and consequently their career decision making Self-efficacy. It explores the current status of students with visual impairments regarding their ability to understand their aptitudes and potentials, realistically accepting their limitations and making independent decisions in career choices.

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  • Paperback: 184 pages
  • Publisher: VDM Verlag (7 Mar 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 3639338650
  • ISBN-13: 978-3639338652
  • Product Dimensions: 1 x 22.6 x 15 cm

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About the Author

MARGARET MURUGAMI is a lecturer at Kenyatta University (Kenya). Her responsibilities include teaching and research in Special Needs Education specializing in the area of visual impairment. She has published an article on "Disability and Identity" in Disability Studies Quarterly and co-authored a book on Children in Need of Special Protection.

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