Creating Special Educational Environments for Students with Visual Impairments at the Moscow State University of Psychology and Education: Practical Outcomes

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Abstract

The paper describes practical outcomes of implementing a model of special educational settings for students with visual impairments enrolled in bachelor’s programmes in Mathematical Support and Administration of Information Systems and Applied Computer Science. These outcomes suggest that project-based learning, special educational settings, active involvement in research and participation in finding solutions to relevant practical tasks promotes high quality training in students with disabilities.

General Information

Keywords: accessible environment, model of special educational settings, career guidance, employment assistance

Journal rubric: Perspectives of Inclusive Education

Article type: scientific article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.17759/pse.2018230210

For citation: Kuravsky L.S., Vasina L.G., Sokolov V.V. Creating Special Educational Environments for Students with Visual Impairments at the Moscow State University of Psychology and Education: Practical Outcomes. Psikhologicheskaya nauka i obrazovanie = Psychological Science and Education, 2018. Vol. 23, no. 2, pp. 89–101. DOI: 10.17759/pse.2018230210. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)

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Information About the Authors

Lev S. Kuravsky, Doctor of Engineering, professor, Dean of the Computer Science Faculty, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Moscow, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3375-8446, e-mail: l.s.kuravsky@gmail.com

Ludmila G. Vasina, Academic Specialist, Training and Practice Laboratory “Technical and Programme Training Tools for Students with Motor Impairments”, Department of Information Technologies, Moscow State University of Psychology & Education, Moscow, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9902-2511, e-mail: festivalnt@mail.ru

Vladimir V. Sokolov, Chief of education-production laboratory of technical tools and software for teaching blind and visually impaired students, faculty of information technologies, MSUPE, Moscow, Russia, e-mail: vvsokolov168@gmail.com