Corporal Punishment

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PROJECT TITLE: THE IMPACT ON REMOVAL OF
CORPORAL PUNISHMENT
ON K.C.P.E IN ELDORET WEST DISTRICT.

AUTHOR: ELIZABETH CHEPCHUMBA KOSKEI

REG. NO: ELD/E/MED/1111/04775

INSTITUTION: MOUNT KENYA UNIVERSITY

SCHOOL:EDUCATION

COURSE:EPMA 501

SUBJECT: RESEARCH THEORY AND PRACTICE

SUBMITTED TO: DR. PAMELA OCHIENG

DATE PRESENTED: 15TH FEB, 2012

DEDICATION

This work is dedicated to my beloved husband Noah Kosgei for his financial and moral support during the writing of this proposal. Not forgetting my boys Brian Kibet, Abel Kiprono and Abishai Kipkoech for giving me humble time. May God bless them all.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

Special thanks go to my parents whose encouragement and moral support made it possible for me to carryout this proposal.

Not forgetting my lecturer for the available assistance she gave during our face to face tutorials. Her encouragement, availability, emphasis on thoroughness is mostly appreciated.

ABSTRACT

The purpose of the study is to investigate the impact on removal of corporal punishment has brought any change on performance by learners. The researcher intends to get the information from different stakeholders for example teachers, Head of schools, parents, education officers and often school children.

The purpose of this study is to investigate the impact on removal of corporal punishment on performance and especially on Kenya certificate of primary examination.

The researcher will find out if, in any case the removal of corporal punishment by learners. The researcher intends to get the information from different stakeholders for example Teachers, Head of schools, parents, education officers and even school children.

TABLE OF CONTENT

COVER PAGE…………………………………………………………………………..……i DEDICATIONii
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTiii
ABSTRACTiv
TABLE OF CONTENTv

CHAPTER ONE1
1.0 INTRODUCTION1
1.1 BACKGROUND INFORMATION1
1.2 STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM2
1.3 PURPOSE OF STUDY2
1.4 OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY2
1.5 RESEARCH QUESTIONS3
1.6 SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY3
1.7 JUSTIFICATION OF THE STUDY3
1.8 SCOPE OF THE STUDY3
1.9 LIMITATION OF THE STUDY3
1.10 ASSUMPTION OF THE STUDY4
1.11 OPERATIONAL DEFINITION OF TERMS5

CHAPTER 26
LITERATURE REVIEW6
2.0 INTROUCTION6
2.1 HISTORICAL ISSUES6
2.2. FORMS OF CORPORAL PUNISHMENT USED BEFORE THE BAN6
2.3.0 NEGATIVE AFFECTS THAT LED TO THE BAN ON CORPORAL PUNISHMENT7 2. 4 . 0 NEED FOR CORPORAL PUNISHMENT IN SCHOOLS I.E BEFORE THE BAN8 2.5.0 CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK9
2. 6.0 SUMMARY10

CHAPTER 311
METHODOLOGY11
3.0 INTRODUCTION11
3.1 RESEARCH DESIGN11
3.2 STUDY AREA11
3.3 TARGET POPULATION11
3.4 SAMPLE SIZE AND SAMPLING PROCEDURE11
3.4 THE RESEARCHER WILL USE A FRAME LIKE THE ONE ABOVE TO GET THE SAMPLE SIZE.12 3.5 DATA COLLECTION INSTRUMENT12
3.6 VALIDITY AND RELIABILITY12
3.7 DATA ANALYSIS12

REFERENCES13
APPENDIX I14
APPENDIX II15

CHAPTER ONE

1.0 INTRODUCTION

Corporal or physical punishment is the use of physical force intended to cause some degree of pain or discomfort for discipline, correction, and control, changing behaviour or in the belief of educating and bringing up the child.

Physical pain can be caused by different means such as hitting the child with a hand or other object, kicking, shaking or throwing the child, punching or pulling the hair, caning or whipping.

1.1 BACKGROUND INFORMATION

Corporal or physical punishment was very common in the past. It was by no means limited to children. It was used on adults as well.

Flogging has been a common punishment since ancient times. Jesus was flogged before he was crucified. In England from the middle Ages, whipping was a common punishment for minor crimes. In the 18th century whipping was a common punishment in the British army and navy.

Birching civilians was banned in Britain in 1948(except in prison where it was used until 1962). The tawse was a...
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