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Enhancing assistant teachers' (PPM & PPM PPKI) psychological knowledge and skills in handling non-typically developed children in Sabak Bernam, Selangor

Ayub, Siti 'Ayunni and Abdul Khaiyom, Jamilah Hanum and Janon, Nazariah Shar'ie and Dollah, Abu Hassan (2018) Enhancing assistant teachers' (PPM & PPM PPKI) psychological knowledge and skills in handling non-typically developed children in Sabak Bernam, Selangor. In: 4th National Conference on Knowledge Transfer (NCKT'17), 11th-12th December 2017, Sintok Kedah.

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Abstract

The objective of this paper is to enhance psychological knowledge and skills of assistant teachers in managing and supervising non-typically developed children. The number of assistant teachers involved in this program is 50 participants ji-om 38 schools in Sabak Bernam. Assistant teachers in Malaysia are known as Pembantu Pengurusan Murid (PPM), and Pembantu Pengurusan Murid Program Pendidikan Khas Integrasi (PPM PPKI). Pre and post questionnaire are designed to assess assistant teacher's knowledge on non-typical . children based on 3 components which are knowledge, attitude and practice. Two modules are developed (Module 3 & Module 4) that consist of knowledge and skills required by assistant teachers to improve their understanding in handling non-typically developed children. The pre-test distributed during first meeting in Sabak Bernam, a month before the first workshop is conducted. Post-test is given at the end of every workshop. Result has shown an improvement of assistant teacher's knowledge and skills scores before and after the workshop. It is suggested the program reached its objectives and adequately improving PPM & PPM PPKI knowledge and skills in managing non-typical children.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Plenary Papers)
Additional Information: 5374/75634
Uncontrolled Keywords: Non-typically Developed Children, Psychological Knowledge and Skills, PPM and PPM PPKI, Pre-post Study
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology > BF636 Applied psychology
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology > BF712 Developmental psychology
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA644.3 Public Health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine - Chronic and Noninfectious Diseases and Public Health
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA790 Public Health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine - Mental Health. Mental Illness Prevention
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences
Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences > Department of Psychology
Depositing User: Dr Jamilah Hanum Abdul Khaiyom
Date Deposited: 20 Nov 2019 09:35
Last Modified: 20 Nov 2019 09:35
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/75634

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