Ivana Pavković, Ivana Roksandić, Jasmina Kovačević – FAMILY AS AN INDICATOR OF ACHIEVEMENT OF DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING STUDENTS
The formation of an educated and a successful personality depends on a number of pedagogical, sociological and social factors. In the process of socialization and education, both contemporary school system and family share responsibility and make an important role in the success, not only of individuals, but of society as a whole. The influence of the family environment on achievement can be seen from different aspects. The aim of the research was to examine the connection between achievement of deaf and hard-of-hearing students and factors of the family environment seen through their socioeconomic status. The survey sample comprised 59 parents of deaf and hard-of-hearing children attending the school for deaf and hard-of-hearing students in the territory of the Republic of Serbia.
Keywords: factors of the family environment, deaf and hard-of-hearing students, achievement of deaf students
Amela Teskeredžić – THE SIGNIFICANCE OF ORIENTATION OF BLIND PUPILS TO THEIR BODY IN REGARD TO MOBILITY AND SPACE ORIENTATION
Independent and safe movement includes the development of motor skills, the acquisition of basic concepts, the awareness of oneself and the awareness of the environment. The aim of the research was to determine the influence and significance of the orientation to the body of blind students, on orientation and mobility. The sample consisted of 30 blind students aged 7 to 15, placed in the internal accommodation of the Center for Children and Youth with Developmental Disabilities “Budućnost” in Derventa and the Center for Blind and Visually Impaired Children and Youth in Sarajevo.
Keywords: blind pupil, orientation towards one’s own body, movement
Iva Branković, Anita Burgund Isakov – CHILD PROTECTION OF CHILDREN ON THE MOVE – SERBIAN CONTEXT
This paper presents findings of a research about the systematic solutions to the needs of migrant/ refugee children, who were passing through Serbia during the transit period in 2015 and 2016. The aim of the research is to analyze systematic solutions to the needs of the children and to define recommendations for improving the protection of unaccompanied children during the migrant crisis. It involved 17 professionals from Centers for Social Work and 18 representatives of governmental and non-governmental sector, who shared their experiences by participating in the individual interviews and focus groups.
Keywords: migrants / unaccompanied refugee children, child protection, systematic solutions to the needs of the protection of children migrants/refugees, child protection procedures, Center for Social Work, case management
Ivana Roksandić, Ivana Pavković, Jasmina Kovačević – THE CHARACTERISTICS OF BEHAVIOR OF DEAF AND HARD-OF-HEARING LEARNERS IN DIFFERENT TYPES OF SCHOOL ENVIRONMENT
The school environment is a context that provides students with the opportunity to acquire certain skills during regular teaching, extracurricular and other activities, as well as to manage social relationships, adapting their behavior to specific social demands and interactions. The results of a large number of surveys indicate the specificities and shortcomings in social adaptation, communication, education, problems in the behavior of deaf and hard-of-hearing learners that result from primary damage. This paper analyzes the behavior of deaf and hard-of-hearing students who are educated in regular schools and schools for deaf and hard-of-hearing students, especially aspects of behavior during the class, at the break time, towards friends as well as their emotional attitude.
Keywords: behavior, deaf and hard-of-hearing students, school environment
Izeta Husić-Đuzić, Ševala Tulumović, Vesna Bratovčić – DIFFERENCES IN THE PERCEPTION OF SOCIAL SUPPORT BETWEEN THE YOUTH WITH INVALIDITY AND THE YOUTH WITHOUT INVALIDITY
The aim of this paper was to identify differences in the perception of social support for young people with and without disabilities in the age of 18-35 in the Tuzla Canton. The sample of examinees consists of two sub-classes. The first subsample is made of young people with disabilities, chronological age 18-35, both sexes (N = 50). The second subsample consists of young people with no disabilities, chronological age 18-35, both sexes (N = 50). The data obtained by the research were processed by the method of parametric and nonparametric statistics. The frequencies, percentages and measures of central tendency (arithmetic mean, standard deviation) are calculated.
Keywords: youth with disabilities, youth without disabilities, social support
Tarik Bazdalić, Vehbi Ramaj, Sead Rešić, Maid Omerović – INTERNET AMONG STUDENTS – FROM MATHEMATICAL RATIONALITY TO UNREALITY
Today’s modern lifestyle and contemporary ways of working and gaining knowledge in schools and universities could not be imagined without high technology – the Internet. Simply said, internet entered all the pores of contemporary life in big style. If used rationally, internet can truly facilitate work in all spheres of modern man’s life. However, internet also has a dark side which comes to light if its excessive use becomes internet addiction, or internet infatuation. We reached this hypothesis through everyday contact with students in class as well as our colleagues teachers.
Keywords: scientific achievements, the Internet, free time, school subject matter, textbooks, Mathematics
Aid Mršić, Larisa Softić-Gasal – THE RIGHTS OF NATIONAL MINORITIES TO INFORMATION
The public service, which should be the guardian of the identity of national minorities, fell under the political pressure. In this way, it came out of the scope of its actions. Leading people in independent media believe that the role of the public service is crucial in protecting national minorities.But the media can not do it alone. First of all, the state must regulate, and respect what it has brought. With strong strategies and the inclusion of national minorities in all social trends, it is possible to achieve, not fully, but partially, the equality of all those who liveon the territory of BiH. On the other hand, the public service must respect what the state says.
Keywords: media, national minorities, public service, degradation, equality, freedom
Edin Djedović – CRITICISM OF THE CONSTITUTIONAL ORGANIZATION OF B&H
The Constitution of B&H and Annex IV of the General Framework Agreement for Peace in Bosnia and Herzegovina is the highest legal and political act in B&H. This document ended the war, and at the same time it is the basis of polity, and a path of further development of B&H. Through analysis of constitutional norms of different types and levels of the B&H government, especially its structure, the author concludes that certain regulations about common presence of civil and national elements are not consistent. The author highlights urgency to change the Constitution, and he elaborates on different de lege ferenda suggestions for future constitutional solutions.
Keywords: The Constitution of B&H, citizens, constitutive peoples, constitutional changes
Hasan Mahmutović, Alem Merdić – EFFECTS OF TRADE FLOW LIBERALIZATION: CASE OF ASEAN,
NAFTA & MERCOSUR
An important factor and the inescapable link of the globalization process are economic integrations, which by the liberalization of trade flows contributes significantly to the interconnection of countries, thus directly affecting the enhancement of the value of macroeconomic parameters at the level of the formed integration. The aim of this paper is to examine the effects of economic integration on the example of ASEAN, NAFTA and MERCOSUR integration, which, along with the European Union, represent the most relevant integrations in the world. The analysis showed, as a consequence of the integration, increased volume of trade exchange, increased FDI level and achieved real economic growth on the level of integration.
Keywords: effects of economic integration, ASEAN, NAFTA, MERCOSUR, regional policy2 JEL: F 15
Zvezdan Stojanović, Mehrudina Musić – DEVELOPMENT OF E-GOVERNMENT IN BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA
Effective collaboration between all level of government (on local and state level), all agencies and ministries have great impact on development one country. Here is reflected the importance of the introduction of e-government, which should effectively connect all of those participants into one efficient unit. Bosnia and Herzegovina is country with complicated political and terrestrial order with two entities and one district and with ten cantons in one entity. It is main reason why Bosnia and Herzegovina has uneven development of e-Government.
Keywords: e-government, ICT infrastructure, legislation
Esad H. Mahmutović, Husnija Hasanbegović, Meliha Povlakić Hadžiefendić – IMPACT OF APPLICATION SOFTWARE ON DIAGNOSIS OF SPEECH AND LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT OF CHILDREN WITH HEARING IMPAIRMENT
Aim of this paper was to examine effectiveness of speech and language development examination of persons with hearing impairment in form of applicable diagnostic software in relation to classical approach. Research was conducted on the sample of 45 respondents from the population of students with hearing impairments based on following criteria: degree of impairment above 80 dB, age from 6 to 15 years without any other disabilities. Data was processed with descriptive analysis, Wilcoxon test and t-test.
Keywords: speech and language development, effectiveness, diagnostic software