International Journal of Elementary Education

Volume 5, Issue 1, February 2016

  • Effects of Stigma and Discrimination on the Right to Education of Children with HIV/AIDS Aged 4-8 Years in Kikuyu Sub-county, Kenya

    Mary Nginya, Paul A. Odundo, Amir Kabunga Boniface Ngaruiya, Ruth W. M. Kahiga, Evanson M. Muriithi

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, February 2016
    Pages: 1-7
    Received: 18 November 2015
    Accepted: 8 December 2015
    Published: 4 January 2016
    Abstract: Childrens Act 2001 and the Kenyan constitution emphasize on the right to free and compulsory basic education for all school age children. However, orphaned and vulnerable children have always remained on the receiving end as they are limited in the participation in learning due to their status, which include HIV/AIDS. Achievement and participation ... Show More
  • The Potential Impact of Online/Distance Education for K-12 Special Education Students: A Meta-Analytic Investigation

    Karen H. Larwin, Matthew J. Erickson

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, February 2016
    Pages: 8-16
    Received: 8 January 2016
    Published: 9 January 2016
    Abstract: The present meta-analysis is a comprehensive investigation of the effectiveness of online/distance educational opportunities on student achievement specifically for students with disabilities in grades K-12. An overall effect size of d = -.015 was calculated from 7 studies for a total of 54 different effect size measures, based on a sample of data ... Show More