FAKIH: A method to teach deaf people ‘reading’ Quran

Mohd Daud, N.A. and Jomhari, N. and Abdull Zubi, N.I. (2012) FAKIH: A method to teach deaf people ‘reading’ Quran. In: The 2nd Annual International Qur'anic Conference 2012, 22-23 Feb 2012, University of Malaya.

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Abstract

Allah revealed the Quran to be practiced by all human beings irrespective of whether the humans are normal, or mentally or physically challenged. According to the Department of Malaysian Special Education, in 2002, there were 663 blind students and 3649 deaf students, all over Malaysia. However, in terms of Quran education, deaf students are far behind compared to blind students. This is because they could not hear and therefore posed a difficult situation for the teachers to teach them. Based on this initiative, Fakih methods have been introduced to eight deaf students to learn Quran in within two months. The result is very promising where six of them managed to recite Quran through hand code using Fakih method. We propose iPad application called iFakih in the future to cater the needs of disabled people to read Quran.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Deaf, Quran, FAKIH
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc
Divisions: Faculty of Computer Science & Information Technology
Depositing User: Mr. Mohd Samsul Ismail
Date Deposited: 22 Aug 2015 06:14
Last Modified: 22 Aug 2015 06:14
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/13977

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