Senarath Samudra

Senarath Samudra
University of Colombo · Department of Educational Psychology

Dr.rer.nat (Psy) Institute of Psychology University of Leipzig Germany

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Introduction
Dr.rer.nat. (Psy) Institute of Psychology, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Leipzig, Germany
Additional affiliations
December 2009 - present
University of Colombo
Position
  • Lecturer
Description
  • Teaching and Learning, Teacher Training, Curriculum Development, Counselling
Education
September 2004 - October 2005

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Publications (16)
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Abstract: The objectives of this study were to identify primary teachers’ awareness of children with Special Educational Needs in an inclusive classroom; to examine these teachers’ confidence about teaching in an inclusive classroom; and to identify how teachers facilitate the teaching-learning process for children with special educational needs in...
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This study examines how factors in the classroom environment influence gifted children and their self-esteem in Junior Secondary level classes in Sri Lanka, using a sample survey design. One hundred and two male and female gifted students at Junior Secondary level from two geographical provinces were selected using the snowballing sampling method,...
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This study focuses on the psycho-social experiences faced by the mothers of dyslexic children. It is often the mothers who spend the most amount of time with their children after they are born and mothers generally play an important role in providing a good learning environment. Studies have shown that mothers have higher levels of stress than fath...
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The World Health Organization declared the outbreak of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) as a public health emergency of international concern in 2019. This study focuses on the impact of coronavirus on women who are mothers, in Sri Lanka. The objectives of the study were to identify the psychological and social effects experienced by mother...
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The main objective of the study was to identify the long-term well-being of students affected by the tsunami of December 2004. The specific aims of the study were to evaluate the psychological, social and educational well-being of students affected by the tsunami, 13 years after the tsunami; and to examine the nature of psycho-social counselling an...
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Psychological Counselling Theories
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Basic Concepts of Counselling Psychology
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Psychological Analysis of Personality Development
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This study examines the psychosocial and family factors that may cause aggression, in order to identify the nature of aggressive behaviors and trend, to examine the nature of the family related factors that might lead to aggression and to examine the relationships between aggressive and non-aggressive student's level of self-esteem. A sample survey...
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Children who experience catastrophic disasters and events show a wide range of trauma reactions. In the absence of effective coping, for traumatic events may affect psychological development of children. The objectives of this study were to examine the tsunami affected the children and adolescents, efforts in coping strategies mobilized to manage w...
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Dyslexia is a complex neurological condition, occurring in approximately fve to twelve percent of the population. For more than a decade, the impacts of secondary symptoms on the lives of individuals with dyslexia have been studied from different perspectives. Te present study was focused to identify children with dyslexia anxiety and the level of t...
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Natural disasters affect human life short and long-term and usually include multiple stressors that can have different effects on survivors. Children who affected by the natural disasters, increase their psychological problems and mental disorders; anxiety, posttraumatic stress, depression, somatic complains, emotional problems, issues in social re...
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For many years, scientists have studied how and why some children have great difficulty in learning to read, write, spell and pronounce words despite having normal intelligence; the reading disabilities that have been identified as dyslexia. Researchers have proved that dyslexic symptoms include poor letter-sound knowledge, poor phoneme awareness a...
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Epidemiological studies show that natural disasters can have widespread and devastating impact on health and national community stability even when only a few individuals are primarily affected. On December 26, 2004, Tsunami waves spawned by a magnitude of 9.0 earthquake hit Indian Ocean countries. This unprecedented natural disaster claimed more t...

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This study aims to assess the primary teachers’ awareness of the needs of SEN children, to examine the teachers’ teaching confidence and their attitudes towards inclusion, and to identify how teachers facilitate the teaching-learning process for SEN children in primary, inclusive education settings