Perceptions of ‘Hearing’ People on Sign Language Learning
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- deaf, sign language, social inclusion
This study aims to determine public perception of sign language in Indonesia, especially towards BISINDO (sign Language of Indonesia). Sample of this research is one hundred people in Padang, which consists of workers and students. Data were collected through a survey. The instrument used is perception of sign language instrument which consists of people's understanding of sign language, the use of sign language by the community, the importance of sign language for the community, the needs of sign language learning media and sign language learning media that desired by community. The Data collected were analyzed quantitatively and qualitatively. Quantitative data is used to determine the percentage of society perception towards sign language in every aspect, and qualitative data is used to strengthen research results. Based on data analysis, it found that people still do not know sign language. On the other hand, people know that sign language needs to be learned to support communications between hearing people and deaf. So, it is expected a media that can help public to learn sign language without leave their daily routines and close with everyday life.
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TY - CONF AU - Bayu Bayu Ramadhani Fajri AU - Bayu Ramadhani Fajri AU - Grahita Kusumastuti PY - 2019/12 DA - 2019/12 TI - Perceptions of ‘Hearing’ People on Sign Language Learning BT - Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Education and Technology (ICET 2019) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 364 EP - 367 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/icet-19.2019.91 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/icet-19.2019.91 ID - BayuRamadhaniFajri2019/12 ER -