VISUAL COMMUNICATION-BASED MATHEMATICS LEARNING MATERIAL FOR DEAF STUDENTS

Aan Hasanah, Yaya Sukjaya Kusumah, Zahratul 'Ulya

Abstract


Unique learning characteristics of deaf students should be accommodated in every teaching and learning material, including in mathematics. This study prepared and implemented visual communication-based mathematics learning material for deaf students in one of school for the deaf in Bandung, Indonesia. In development stage, the prepared material is considered as valid and feasible. To evaluate learning materials ability in aiding the students in learning mathematics, every student participated in mathematical basic competency test. Questionnaire and interview results showed that students responded positively to the learning material. The visual communication-based mathematics learning material aided the students in achieving mathematical basic competence.

Keywords


visual communication; mathematics teaching material; deaf education; mathematics education

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