Academic Procrastination in Students with Visual Disabilities
Background: Procrastination is an irrational delayanda predictable behaviour. Procrastination is viewed as a response to fear of failure or rejection. Procrastinator behaviour may also be a result simply of one's unwillingness to act on an unpleasant or difficult tasks. The students with visual disabilities do have restricted vision to perform visual academic task. Objective: The objective of this research was to study the academic procrastination among students with visual disabilities. Sample: Atotal of 77 students with visual disabilities studying in the special schools for Blind were taken as sample for the study. Data collection was done by personal visit to the special schools. Design: The descriptive method was used to study the academic procrastination of students with visual disabilities. Tool: Academic Procrastination Scale (APS-KAYM)" developed by Kalia & Yadav was used for measuring academic
procrastination for achieving the purpose of this study. Results: Analysis of the data was performed to know the significant difference between male, female, rural, urban students with visual disabilities. Conclusion: The present study found that the pattern of academic procrastination in students with visual disabilities is almost similar to that of other students.
Keyword: Academic Procrastination, Visual Disabilities, Procrastination
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