Trabalho de Conclusão de Curso de Graduação
Atuação do educador especial no ensino superior: reflexões sobre a formação inicial
Silva, Mariane Carloto da
The development of this study is linked to the discipline of Professional Research Project to elaborate the Course Completion Work, which has Higher Education as a locus of formation and performance of the Special Educator. The general objective was to know the impacts of the implementation of the National Policy on Special Education in the perspective of Inclusive Education (PNEEPEI) in the special education courses of the Federal University of Santa Maria (UFSM) and the Federal University of São Carlos (UFSCar), totaling four courses and focusing on the performance of the Special Educator in Higher Education. For this, a qualitative, exploratory and documentary research was carried out. Data were collected through an open questionnaire directed to the three coordinators of the Special Education Degree (Nighttime, Daytime, EAD) courses at the UFSM and the analysis of the Political Project Pedagogical (PPP) and Menu of the four courses. Results indicate the urgency of Special Educator training projects that have Higher Education as a field of activity, presenting training components to qualify the Special Educators training to work in Higher Education. It is concluded that it is necessary to strengthen the process of reflections on curricular structures in the Special Education Undergraduate courses, considering the training needs for the Special Educator in the Higher Education, so that, in addition to the admission of public target students in universities, there may also be recognition of the importance of the professional trained in the spaces of universities for the developm ent of care and planning of actions that favor learning.