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Distance education as means of ensuring accessibility of professional education for persons with special educational needs

T.A. Naumova, E.V. Neborsky, N.I. Vitovtova, A.E. Shklyaev
80,00 Р

T.A. Naumova is Cand.Sci. (Psychology), doc. e-mail: ; E.V. Neborsky is Cand.Sci. (Pedagogy), doc. e-mail:  ; N.I. Vitovtova is Cand.Sci. (Jurisprudence), doc. e-mail: at Udmurt State University; and A.E. Shklyaev is Dr.Sci. (Medicine), doc., vice-rector e-mail: at Izhevsk State Medical Academy

Presented is research of distance learning as a means of teaching students with special educational needs and as result of providing with admittance of higher education for all categories of citizens. The target group of the study was students with disabilities, studying remotely, without attendance in classroom (at the time of the study, this form of education did not violate requirements of educational standards). Students of training course “Jurisprudence” of Udmurt state university (city of Izhevsk), who studied remotely and agreed to participate in the study, took part in the experiment. As a result of the research, psychological and pedagogical characteristics of studied group of students were revealed, forms and methods of teaching students with disabilities were revealed and approbated. Also elaborated are recommendations for development of distance learning modules.

Key words: higher education, distance learning, students with special educational needs, pedagogical technology, active learning methods.



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