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Original article | Turkish Journal of Teacher Education 2022, Vol. 11(1) 41-56

Students with Special Needs During COVID-19: A Case for Pakistan

Arsalan Rasheed, Dur e Mishal, Sabir Shah, Malaika Noor, Sana Awan, Shumaila Lateef

pp. 41 - 56   |  Manu. Number: MANU-2112-26-0005.R1

Published online: June 30, 2022  |   Number of Views: 24  |  Number of Download: 106


After the COVID-19 pandemic, a phenomenological research was done on 19 students with special needs to examine their motivation and the educational environment. A questionnaire and in-person interviews were used to gather the information. Data collection was done, and percentage and frequency analysis were used. The majority of students, it was discovered, liked taking lessons online and felt at ease with this radical shift in teaching style. The benefits of taking lessons online motivated the majority of the pupils. The flexibility and financial savings of online education were rated as its best features. Unfortunately, it has flaws including interaction, disturbances, and one-sided learning. Online safety and security concerns, as well as teachers' incompetence and lack of help for some students with disabilities, were not addressed. It is recommended that instruction be individualised for each student, and that educators try to understand the particular requirements and difficulties faced by students with disabilities in order to include them in online learning settings.

Keywords: COVID-19, Online Classes, Motivation, Disable Students, Higher Education

How to Cite this Article?

APA 6th edition
Rasheed, A., Mishal, D.e., Shah, S., Noor, M., Awan, S. & Lateef, S. (2022). Students with Special Needs During COVID-19: A Case for Pakistan . Turkish Journal of Teacher Education, 11(1), 41-56.

Rasheed, A., Mishal, D., Shah, S., Noor, M., Awan, S. and Lateef, S. (2022). Students with Special Needs During COVID-19: A Case for Pakistan . Turkish Journal of Teacher Education, 11(1), pp. 41-56.

Chicago 16th edition
Rasheed, Arsalan, Dur e Mishal, Sabir Shah, Malaika Noor, Sana Awan and Shumaila Lateef (2022). "Students with Special Needs During COVID-19: A Case for Pakistan ". Turkish Journal of Teacher Education 11 (1):41-56.


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