Electronic Education in Disability Sector: A Preliminary Report based on Special Educator's Perspectives

Anindita Majumdar, Rita Karmakar, Prama Das, Oindrilla Ghosh

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Electronic education (e-education) has emerged as a novel teaching-learning pedagogy during COVID times. Researches that are going on and have been published, mostly cater to the general education. Perspectives of e-education in special education/ disability sector remains an unexplored area, especially in Indian context. This study has tried to bridge the gap by understanding special educators’ perspectives regarding e-education in disability sector. Qualitative interview technique was adopted for data collection purpose. An in-depth analysis was conducted following thematic method for data analysis and report generation. The work observed a gap in the areas of awareness, practice, training, and resource accessibility on part of the special educators’, while imparting e-education to disabled/ special need students. This report has made few suggestions and recommendations in spheres of further researches, training, technological support, and development on e-education that can benefit special need teaching-learning community of India in post-COVID era.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4-7
Number of pages4
JournalInternational Journal of Education and Psychological Research
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished (in print/issue) - 30 Sept 2021


  • E-education
  • Disability
  • Special education
  • Hybrid learning
  • Online learning


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