Education Journal

Special Issue

Art Education Practices in Special Education

  • Submission Deadline: 1 June 2024
  • Status: Submission Closed
  • Lead Guest Editor: Ezgi Tekgül
About This Special Issue
The subject of the special issue has been determined as "Art Education Practices In Special Education." Aims to contribute to the use of art education in special education internationally. In line with this purpose, it aims to serve the dissemination of the knowledge obtained from scientific studies to reveal application examples in the field and contribute to the solution of the problems experienced.
The focus is on the use of artistic activities in the development of motor skills, hand-eye coordination, social, affective and independent life skills of individuals and children in need of special education. It is aimed to be a resource on which activities and which gains can be achieved with individuals with special needs through art.
All kinds of scientific studies based on art education (music, visual art, dance, drama related to the education of individuals with special needs (mental disability, learning disability, language disorder, autism spectrum disorder, hearing impairment, visual impairment, physical disabilities, chronic diseases, emotional-behavioral disorders, multiple disabilities, special talents) are evaluated. Studies aimed at supporting the social competencies and functional academic skills of individuals with special needs through purposeful activities such as music, movement, dance, painting and drama will be accepted.


  1. Special Education
  2. Music Education
  3. Visual Art Education
  4. Dance Education
  5. Drama Education
  6. Art Theraphy
  7. Dance Theraphy
  8. Music Theraphy
Lead Guest Editor
  • Ezgi Tekgül

    Faculty of Fine Arts, Kahramanmaras Sutcu Imam University, Kahramanmaras, Turkey

Guest Editors
  • Tugba Cagla Eker

    Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture, Karatekın University, Cankiri, Turkey

  • Burak Eker

    Faculty of Fine Arts, Democracy University, Izmir, Turkey

  • Hacer Mohan Kömürcü

    Department of Performing Arts, Zonguldak Bülent Ecevit University State Conservatory, Zonguldak, Turkey

  • İlker Kömürcü

    Department of Music, Zonguldak Bülent Ecevit University State Conservatory, Zonguldak, Turkey

  • İlay Bilge Pektas

    Department of Fine Arts, Akdeniz University, Antalya, Turkey

  • Yasemin Tumer Celik

    Faculty of Art and Design, Bayburt University, Bayburt, Turkey