A continuing education specialized training service: an experience in virtual learning environment eureka
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AbstractA symbol of contemporaneity, Distance Education, emerges as a trend in the educational scene of the 21st century, given the large number of people connected throughout the world, reflecting the process of globalization and information volatility. On the other hand, it requires a greater commitment from the student who embarks on this learning proposal. Education in its broad conception is a continuous process that seeks to perfect the being in its mental faculties to higher levels and the search for knowledge that respond to social demands. Without distinction of merit in education, continuing education is at the core of today's teaching position, given the ever-changing society, which is in turn accelerated by information technologies. Thus, the present article portrays the experience of a course on Specialized Educational Attendance in Multifunctional Resource Rooms offered at the Eureka Platform of the Pontifical Catholic University of Paraná, reporting the expectations of the students in relation to the Specialized Educational Attendance in Multifunctional Resource Rooms, the Difficulties in promoting the inclusion of students with special needs, in addition to the course design itself with regard to its applicability. The results point to the need for continuing education in inclusive education, with emphasis on the Specialized Educational Assistance that is practical in nature, that is, its foundation is linked to the reality of the student with special needs.