Year 2021, Volume 8 , Issue 1, Pages 11 - 21 2021-04-15

Challenges to gifted education in the Covid-19 pandemic about online learning in Saudi Arabia from the perspective of gifted students and parents

Yusra ABOUD [1]


The aim of this study was to examine the challenges to gifted education in the Covid-19 pandemic about online learning in Saudi Arabia from the perspective of gifted student and their parents. Participants of gifted students were (n = 30); parents were (n=15). Using the in-vivo coding, the case studies of were analyzed. Semi-structured interviews, interviewer observations, and notes taken during the interview were the tools used to gather data and build the case studies. By in-vivo coding, the coding process was carried out through which categories and their corresponding codes were create. The results indicate that school closures and isolation have led parents of gifted children to experience a higher psychological burden and more family conflict than normal. In their self-regulated learning, gifted have experienced changes. Covid-19 has also disrupted their daily activities and prevented their free movement, making them feel like they are not doing something important, resulting in adverse effects such as sleep disorders, depression, isolation, frustration, and loss of motivation. Most gifted students often have negative online learning perspectives, indicating it as inefficient and lacking in effectiveness and connections.
Covid-19, Gifted students, Self-regulated learning
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Primary Language en
Subjects Education, Special
Published Date April 2021
Journal Section Differentiated Instruction for Gifted
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0003-4432-3592
Author: Yusra ABOUD (Primary Author)
Institution: King Faisal University
Country: Saudi Arabia


Supporting Institution The National Center for Gifted and Creativity
Project Number 1
Thanks I would like to thank the subjects of a gifted student and their parents for their patient in completing the interview
Dates

Publication Date : April 15, 2021

APA Aboud, Y . (2021). Challenges to gifted education in the Covid-19 pandemic about online learning in Saudi Arabia from the perspective of gifted students and parents . Journal of Gifted Education and Creativity , 8 (1) , 11-21 . Retrieved from https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/jgedc/issue/58718/845995