Educational Research and Reviews

  • Abbreviation: Educ. Res. Rev.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1990-3839
  • DOI: 10.5897/ERR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 1918

Article in Press

The Place of Virtual Learning Environment in Teaching Learners with Intellectual: Impact and Challenges

Udeme Jacob

  •  Received: 02 July 2020
  •  Accepted: 06 August 2020
The paper considered the place of virtual learning space in ensuring that learners with intellectual disability are not excluded from learning activities due to the pandemic caused by the spread of covid 19. Virtual learning space in education was describe as a vendor for high efficiency, high productivity, and high educational outcomes, including the quality of cognitive, creative and innovative thinking. The impact of virtual learning space on teaching and learning includes expansion of learning opportunities so that education is accessible to more learners in their home, facilitating advanced knowledge and skills necessary for effective functioning in the modern world. Apart from portraying the different ways virtual learning space can enhance learning, problems that will be confronted were identified before drawing a conclusion.

Keywords: Intellectual Disability, Social Distancing, Virtual Learning Environment