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A Pre Experimental Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on Knowledge regarding Selected Common Behavioural Problems of Children among Primary School Teachers in Selected Schools of District Sirmour (H. P.)

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.11, No. 1)

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Page : 848-850

Keywords : Structured teaching program; attention deficient hyperactive disorder; Knowledge; effectiveness;

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Behaviour means the way in which one acts or conducts oneself, especially towards others. A behaviour is considered maladaptive when it is inappropriate, when it interferes with adaptive functioning. In India, the prevalence rate of behavioural problems is 43.1%, 29.7% attention deficit hyperactivity disorders and, 15% of children have serious learning disabilities. The objectives of this study were to assess the existing knowledge of primary school teachers regarding selected common behavioural problems of children, to evaluate the effectiveness of structured teaching programme regarding selected common behavioural problems of children, to find out the association between the posttest knowledge scores with selected demographic variables. Pre-experimental research was conducted in 2021 in selected primary schools of district sirmour (H. P), sample of 60 teachers were selected by using convenient sampling technique. Result finding showed that mean pretest knowledge score was 10.9?2.327 and posttest mean knowledge score was 21.18?1.589 with mean difference of 10.280. Paired?t? test was applied and the value of ?t? was 28.157, ?p? is less than0.001 which was found to be significant and effectiveness seen in knowledge level of 34.28%, which interpreted that majority of primary school teachers has gained average knowledge regarding common behavioural problems of children.

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