The Role of Student Activities in the Development of Life Skills among Disabled Students at King Abdulaziz University

Authors

  • Lina Omar Bin Saddiq Department of Special Education, Faculty of Educational Graduate Studies, King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.36941/jesr-2020-0008

Abstract

The present study aimed to define the role of student activities in the development of life skills among disabled female students. It covered a sample of intentionally selected students with (vision, hearing, motor, and multisensory) impairment and registered in the Deanship of Student Affairs for the Bachelor Degree (Regular and External Study) for the second semester of 2017/2018 at King Abdulaziz University. To achieve its objective, the study applied an intake form to define the most important information to be collected representing the variables, life skills' inventory (Bayounis, 2016), and open-ended questionnaire of student activities developed by the author. It concluded that disabled students highly needed to develop life skills. The student activities highly promoted life skills according to the (type of disability, major, nature of the study, and number of activities) variables. The study recommended preparing a teacher's guide of student activity implementation considering the development of life skills that are appropriate for the disabled students.

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Published

2020-01-10

How to Cite

Saddiq, L. O. B. (2020). The Role of Student Activities in the Development of Life Skills among Disabled Students at King Abdulaziz University. Journal of Educational and Social Research, 10(1), 73. https://doi.org/10.36941/jesr-2020-0008