Hakan Sarı, Tuğba Pürsün


This study examines the impact of materials, teaching methods, and techniques used by teachers when educating the hearing impaired in mathematics. “Interview method,” a qualitative research methodology, was employed to gather the data. The study group consisted of twenty-seven teachers selected from Schools for the Hearing Impaired in Konya LEA. For this study, the researchers developed a “Semi-Structured Interview Form” that was composed of two main items with sixteen prompts. Data were collected and then analysed with a ”Descriptive Analysis Technique.” The findings indicate that the methods and techniques in math teaching used by the teachers were limited. When teaching mathematics, the teachers reported that the instructional methods that they like to use the most were drama, matching, modeling and demonstration (show and do). We conclude that while teachers felt that visual and auditory materials nicely complemented effective teaching methods and techniques, these visual materials were hard to obtain. Therefore, there is a need using materials for teaching the hearing impaired, and these materials have the potential to improve learning outcomes and teaching efficacy for these students.


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