The Development of Guidance in Language Development Field: Listening and Speaking for Deaf Child (Hard of Hearing) in Special Kindergarten Schools for Deaf


The aim of this research development was to produce the product of guidance in language development field for deaf child (hard of hearing) in TKLB-B (Special Kindergarten School for Deaf) which is fulfilled the criteria of valid, practical, and effective. The guidance development in this research was used 4-D development model from Thiagrajan including define, design, develop. While disseminate was not done. The result of this guidance development was the product of guidance in language field: listening, and speaking for deaf child (hard of hearing) in TKLB-B which is packed in form of guidance in size 19 x 25 cm softcover binding. Meanwhile the number of participants in small scale test including six students, with research instruments used were validation sheets, teaching osbervation sheets, and pre test and post test questions, also the data were analyzed with analysis formula based on Riyanto’s argument in Laksono and Sugiyono, to analyze in small scale test used sign test. This feasibilibity of this guidance product has been tested with earn the result of data analysis which was done by three experts including content expert is 4,3 (very feasible), design expert is 4,37 (very feasible) and practician/teacher is 3,75 (feasible), and the evaluation of practicality level is 4,25 (very good), also test for knowing the efectiveness level from small scale was obtained z count 2,449 > from z table 1,96. So it can be concluded that the development of Guidance in Language Development Field:listening and reading for deaf child (hard of hearing) in TKLB-B is feasible to be used.


Language Development, Listening, Speaking, Deaf Child, Hard of Hearing


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