Trabalho de Conclusão de Curso de Especialização
A educação especial sob enfoque conceitual e metodológico de alunos do curso de Educação Ambiental a distância da UFSM
This research focuses on the of continuing education process of Environmental Education Specialization Course of the Federal University of Santa Maria, the distance education mode. We sought to investigate it from the representations of these subjects facing the educational process of students with special educational needs included in mainstream education. This research also seek to investigate the creative ability of future professionals facing the new learning strategies in environmental education targeted to special students in order to address these issues in their training. Thus, we could conduct a theoretical discussion which covers the articulation of the fields of Environmental Education, Special Education and Social-Educational Inclusion. These aspects were highlighted throughout the research and made possible rebuild the past of the special education during the development of inclusive public policies over the years and discuss the formation of environmental educators. The research used a qualitative approach, adopting the method of content analysis. Interactive discussions were made in the learning environment available at the specialization course in environmental education among the research subjects, in the cities of São Sepé e Panambi, state of Rio Grande do Sul. The question suggested proposed a specific reflection regarding the points mentioned above. About this subject, a certain discomfort among the students of the course became clear, due to the more general format approach of the inclusive process, considering the difficulties often experienced by the own subjects of this research, in the day by day in the classroom. However, the discussions collected show willingness and interest in the educational process of students within the Environmental Education, bringing significant suggestions for the development of this work which could promote the educational and social inclusion.