Accessibility of Microsoft Teams and Moodle Services for the Implementation of E-Learning for Students with Disabilities in Institutions of Higher Education in Ukraine

  • Oksana Khomik Academy of Recreational Technologies and Law
  • Nataliia Bielikova Lesya Ukrainka Volyn National University
  • Svitlana Indyka Lesya Ukrainka Volyn National University
  • Oksana Kovalchuk Technical College of Lutsk National Technical University
  • Olena Tomaschuk Lesya Ukrainka Volyn National University
  • Viktor Halan-Vlashchuk Lesya Ukrainka Volyn National University
Keywords: students with disabilities, learning accessibility, e-learning, Microsoft Teams, Moodle, institutions of higher education

Abstract

The current study investigates the ways to increase accessibility to higher education for students with disabilities. The importance of implementation e-learning for such students as one of the preconditions for effective social and psychological adaptation and further successful integration of persons with disabilities into society is emphasized. A survey of students with disabilities was conducted to identify their needs in educational process. The main difficulties that they overcome in the process of education in institutions of higher education are identified. The main peculiarities and advantages of the distance learning course «Adaptive Physical Education» are described created in the Moodle system. The differences and benefits of Microsoft Teams over the Moodle platform in the process of e-learning for students with disabilities are described. The process of organizing of «Adaptive Physical Education» distance learning course for students with disabilities on the Microsoft Teams platform and the purpose of implementation it in the institution of higher education are emphasized.

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Published
2021-04-01
How to Cite
KhomikO., BielikovaN., IndykaS., KovalchukO., TomaschukO., & Halan-VlashchukV. (2021). Accessibility of Microsoft Teams and Moodle Services for the Implementation of E-Learning for Students with Disabilities in Institutions of Higher Education in Ukraine. Physical Education, Sport and Health Culture in Modern Society, (1(53), 33-42. https://doi.org/10.29038/2220-7481-2021-01-33-42
Section
Technologies of education in physical training