Gender Differences in Attitude Toward Students with Disabilities Among Primary Students in Jakarta
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- gender; attitudes; disabilities; inclusive education; primary school
This research aims to compare the differences in attitude towards students with disabilities between boys and girls in primary inclusive school in Jakarta. This study employed a quantitative approach study and cross-sectional design. A total of 266 regular students (147 boys and 149 girls), aged 9 -13 years old, from five different inclusive public schools across Jakarta and Depok have participated in this study. Students’ attitude toward students with disabilities was measured with Chedoke-McMaster Attitudes toward Children with Handicaps (CATCH) and adapted in the Bahasa version. It consists of 18 items and it has good internal reliability Cronbach’s alpha .77. The data were analyzed by using Independence Samples t-test. The result showed that there was no significant difference in attitude toward the students with disabilities between boys and girls (t(264)=-1.921, p=0.056). It means that there is no difference of attitude towards students with disabilities among girls and boys in primary students in Jakarta. In general, most students are indicated with neutral attitudes toward students with disabilities. Hence, the findings of this study help to change the faulty perception that boys have a more negative attitude toward students with disabilities compared to girls.
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TY - CONF AU - Rachel Ullynaria Doreen AU - Farida Kurniawati PY - 2018/11 DA - 2018/11 TI - Gender Differences in Attitude Toward Students with Disabilities Among Primary Students in Jakarta BT - Proceedings of the 2nd INDOEDUC4ALL - Indonesian Education for All (INDOEDUC 2018) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 1 EP - 4 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/indoeduc-18.2018.1 DO - 10.2991/indoeduc-18.2018.1 ID - Doreen2018/11 ER -