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To readers of Journal of Education and Special Education Technology’s (JESET) Issue in 2017. From 2015 till this days, we, as editorial team of JESET, aimed and made an effort to gain researches on technology in special education, have high quality and unique findings. We believed that just this kind of researches could useful for literature and our audiences such as readers, researchers, trainers, instructors in special education and educational technologies area. In this frame of journal we pleased to present you an article, written by İskender Volkan SANCAR, Süleyman Burak TOZKOPARAN and Hatice Ferhan ODABAŞI. The study represents a content analysis of scientific articles on the use of mobile technologies in special education. Within this scope, 19 out of 51 articles that are published in journals indexed in SSCI and/or ERIC were selected in compliance with inclusion and exclusion criteria. Findings show that a great majority of the studies focused on disabilities such as autism spectrum disorder, down’s syndrome and intellectual disability. Most of the studies were conducted in the USA and focused on skill acquisition/improvement. Product design, usage or usability studies as well as research on visually and hearing impaired individuals were scarce.
Consequently, I would like to express my thanks to all the contributors who helped us to publish this issue.
Associate Professor Doctor Adile Askim KURT
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