Journal of Pedagogical Sociology and Psychology
Service learning as a means to understanding the socio-economic privileges and inequalities of individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing
Olufemi T. Adigun 1 * , Gideon K. Obosu 2, Ntokozo D. Ndwandwe 1
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1 University of South Africa, South Africa
2 University of Cape Coast, Ghana-West Africa, Ghana
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Journal of Pedagogical Sociology and Psychology, 2023 - Volume 5 Issue 2, pp. 10-25
https://doi.org/10.33902/jpsp.202322475

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Published Online: 19 Jul 2023

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ABSTRACT
Complexities surround the social inclusion and socio-economic independence of people who are deaf and/or hard of hearing (DHH). The socio-economic challenges faced by the DHH have been exposed globally over the years and their experience of socio-economic discrepancies in Nigeria as well as other countries in Sub-Saharan Africa is well documented in literature. Although government and non-governmental agencies have made some effort to alleviate the socio-economic challenges faced by the DHH, such effort has not yielded the desired results. Leveraging on the assumptions and principles of social learning theory, this intellectual piece advanced service learning as a socio-learning approach to ameliorate the socio-economic challenges and eliminate the social inequalities faced by the DHH. It was expected that the model presented in this study would respond actively to the goals of the Nigerian National Policy of Education and further enthrone a sustainable inclusive society where the DHH could lead an economically independent life. Implications for policies and research were presented in the paper.
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Reference: Adigun, O. T., Obosu, G. K., & Ndwandwe, N. D. (2023). Service learning as a means to understanding the socio-economic privileges and inequalities of individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. Journal of Pedagogical Sociology and Psychology, 5(2), 10-25. https://doi.org/10.33902/jpsp.202322475
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Reference: Adigun OT, Obosu GK, Ndwandwe ND. Service learning as a means to understanding the socio-economic privileges and inequalities of individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. Journal of Pedagogical Sociology and Psychology. 2023;5(2), 10-25. https://doi.org/10.33902/jpsp.202322475
In-text citation: (1), (2), (3), etc.
Reference: Adigun OT, Obosu GK, Ndwandwe ND. Service learning as a means to understanding the socio-economic privileges and inequalities of individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. Journal of Pedagogical Sociology and Psychology. 2023;5(2):10-25. https://doi.org/10.33902/jpsp.202322475
In-text citation: (Adigun et al., 2023)
Reference: Adigun, Olufemi T., Gideon K. Obosu, and Ntokozo D. Ndwandwe. "Service learning as a means to understanding the socio-economic privileges and inequalities of individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing". Journal of Pedagogical Sociology and Psychology 2023 5 no. 2 (2023): 10-25. https://doi.org/10.33902/jpsp.202322475
In-text citation: (Adigun et al., 2023)
Reference: Adigun, O. T., Obosu, G. K., and Ndwandwe, N. D. (2023). Service learning as a means to understanding the socio-economic privileges and inequalities of individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. Journal of Pedagogical Sociology and Psychology, 5(2), pp. 10-25. https://doi.org/10.33902/jpsp.202322475
In-text citation: (Adigun et al., 2023)
Reference: Adigun, Olufemi T. et al. "Service learning as a means to understanding the socio-economic privileges and inequalities of individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing". Journal of Pedagogical Sociology and Psychology, vol. 5, no. 2, 2023, pp. 10-25. https://doi.org/10.33902/jpsp.202322475
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