Online Learning Methods, Challenge and Innovation Strategies for Students with Special Need

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I Gusti Ayu Vina Widiadnya Putri, Ida Bagus Gde Nova Winarta, I Gusti Bagus Wahyu Nugraha Putra


The aims of this study is to analyse the online learning methods, strategies, and innovation for students with special need. Special National School raising children with special needs and try as much as possible to get learning well. One of the challenges faced by education providers when implementing online learning is ensuring good quality learning, proven with good results. The method used in this research is qualitative method. The qualitative method was used to describe challenge, strategies, and innovation of teacher in implementing online learning at SLB Negeri 2 Denpasar. A good method used in online learning for children with special needs at SLB Negeri 2 Denpasar is the DI (Differentiated Instruction) method. In addition, task based online learning also effective used in online learning for students with special need. In online learning, there are several challenges found by teachers at SLB Negeri 2 Denpasar, such as building creativity, being a kind and patient person, finding the right learning method to use online, computer skills. To answer these challenges, innovative strategies are needed in learning. The strategies of SLB Negeri 2 Denpasar teachers in facing the challenges of online learning are: doing literacy, changing the mindset, presenting relevant and interesting, improving IT. The strategy that can be implemented, such as: Improving students' skills by applying relevant learning models for Students with Special Need, Improving the character skill. Distance learning that limits student meetings with teachers at SLB Negeri 2 Denpasar does not reduce the mission of building student character. 

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