Dr.(Mrs.) K.A.C. Alwis

Senior Lecturer (G II)

Special Needs Education
Faculty of Education
Head of the Department
Contact:

CRC, Room No. 12, 2nd floor, Education Faculy

Office: 112881492, Ext: 492 Mobile: 718156933

Email: kacal@ou.ac.lk NULL


PhD in Special Needs Education Masters in Special Needs Education B.Ed in Special Needs Education

Area of Specialization:

Deaf Education Inclusive Education Special Needs Education

Research Intrests:

Inclusive Education Special Needs Education Classroom Practices

Affiliations:

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Programmes Coordination:

M.Ed in Special Needs Education

Course Coordination:

Technology for Special Needs Education Introduction to Exceptionalities and Learning Needs Rehabilitation and Community Based Rehabilitation

Awards:

Annual research awards 2009/2010 for the discipline of education research paper titled “issues related to teacher training in the Education of children with Hearing impairments in Sri Lanka 2009/2010 for the best video production ?School for All?

Researches:
  • Children with Hearing Impairment in the Regular Classroom, Sri Lankan Journal of Educational Research, Vol.9, No.1, 2005
  • Issues related to Teacher Training in the Education of Children with Hearing Impairments in Sri Lanka – journal of “Memoirs of the Faculty of Education, Kumamoto University”, Japan. (2009)
  • Diverse Needs of Special Children: Analyzing the Classroom Discourse”, Education Perspectives. The BI-Annual Journal of the Research & Development branch. Ministry of Education Sri Lanka VoL.1 No. 1 July 2012;
  • A Teacher Helper Model for Effective Implementation of Inclusive Education in Sri Lanka SAARC, Journal of Educational Research, Vol.09. (2012) “Special Education in Sri Lanka: After Hundred Years”, Special Education- Hundred years Celebrations Magazine, 2012; Non formal and Special Education Branch, Ministry of Education
Ongoing Research:
  • Evaluation of interactive multimedia developed to enhance multi- grade teaching Level of Preparedness of Government School Teachers for Inclusive Education in Sri Lanka
Research Supervisions:
  • External supervisor for Masters Thesis, “determining the major factors affecting the empowerment of profoundly hearing impaired school leavers of the special schools in the western province. Faculty of Graduate Studies University of Colombo
Publications:

Books :

Development of speech skills in hearing impaired children. Assistance co- author NIE publication “How we shall fill the classroom with learning opportunities” article written to the magazine, Inclusive Education National Conference 2003 Considering factors-Application of instructions in an inclusive classroom (2010) “Adeeksha” Publication of Faculty of Education, OUSL. “Reflective teaching approaches” (2013) “Adeeksha” Publication of Faculty of Education, OUSL “Special Education in Sri Lanka: After Hundred Years”, Special Education- Hundred years Celebrations Magazine, 2012; Non formal and Special Education Branch, Ministry of Education

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