The scope of inclusive learning in distance education: Systematic Literature Review
Keywords:Distance Education, Inclusive education, Inclusive distance education, Inclusive online education, Inclusive e-learning
This study examines the approach(es) to the use of inclusive education and distance learning in articles that discuss inclusive education in the context of distance learning. The study's primary purpose is to understand the development and impact of the approach to using inclusive education and distance education together and to emphasize the role of inclusion in education in the context of the Sustainable Development Goals and UNESCO Education Monitoring Reports. The research, designed as a systematic review, includes 24 articles published after 2016 in the Web of Science database. The study utilized MAXQDA Analytic Pro (24.0.0) software to analyze the abstracts and keywords of the selected articles. The study explores the correlation between inclusive education and distance education and the emergence of the concept of inclusive distance education. The study's findings draw attention to the potential of inclusive distance education to promote equity and inclusion in education. This study aims to provide researchers, educators, and policymakers in distance education and inclusive education with a greater understanding of inclusive distance education. As a result, this study stands out as research highlighting the development and importance of inclusive distance education and promoting inclusion in education.