An Architecture for Smart Lifelong Learning Design

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Part of the Lecture Notes in Educational Technology book series (LNET)

Abstract

Smart learning environments have emerged as powerful platforms that support learners in exploring, identifying and seizing not only formal but also non-formal and informal learning opportunities, enabling them to create rich learning experiences. This paper introduces a lifelong learning framework underpinned by the idea of a cumulative learning continuum from pedagogy through andragogy to heutagogy. Based on this framework, we propose a system architecture that aims to provide personalized lifelong learning pathways integrating formal, non-formal and informal training offerings. This could further motivate learners to engage in meaningful learning experiences throughout their lives.

Keywords

personalized learning lifelong learning learning path design 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Knowledge Lab, BirkbeckUniversity of LondonLondonUK

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