Challenges for Inclusive Higher Education [PDF]

Tsvetelina Ivanova, Dora Levterova-Gadjalova, Galin Tsokov, Nevena Mileva
University of Plovdiv “Paisii Hilendarski” Bulgaria

Abstract: The development of the world wide web and of Education 2.0. to Education 3.0. and Education 4.0. pose new challenges to the inclusive paradigm of higher education (HE) A study was conducted with the method of content analysis for the processes of inclusion in HE in the conditions of the new challenges. The applied research method is – quantitative content analysis of language categories – words and expressions that have a specific coding in the field of inclusive higher education and are located in the World wide web. Language categories are selected as census units according to the indicators time and frequency of occurrence in the world wide web. The quantitative content analysis method is applied with several groups of census units or conceptual schemes for inclusive higher education. The variations of the census units in the dynamics and correlation of the specified indicators manifest the interest shown in the problems of inclusive higher education by society, scientific analysis and scientific terms of the inclusive higher education, and the application of the Internet of Things, artificial intelligence for realization of the process of inclusive education. Specific emphasis is placed on the development of inclusive higher education from Education 2.0 to Education 4.0. The results demonstrate a change in HE to inclusive processes through personalized and self-determined training of students with different abilities and different potential in inclusive HE 3.0 and initial development of inclusive HE 4.0.
Keywords: Education 2.0, Education 3.0, Education 4.0, inclusive higher education, world wide web.

In: Human, Technologies and Quality of Education, 2021 = Cilvēks, tehnoloģijas un izglītības kvalitāte, 2021
Rīga, University of Latvia, 2021. 1148 p. Ed. L. Daniela
ISBN 978-9934-18-735-3