Distance Education For People With Visual Impairments

Maria Liakou 1  und Evaggelia Manousou 1
  • 1 Hellenic Open University, Greece


This paper studies the standards of higher Distance Education, focusing on the Hellenic Open University, for people who have visual impairments, so that it becomes fully accessible and thus helps reduce social exclusion. Specifically, it aims to study the operational context of Distance Education, the possibilities that modern technology provides the educational needs of the visually impaired and the factors that prevent their full social integration.

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