Knowledge Building Conceptualisation within Smart Constructivist Learning Systems

Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 70)


This chapter focuses on the meeting of Constructivism (as a learning theory) and Smart Learning and, thus, theorises Smart Constructivist Learning. The main field of research is Smart Learning Environments. Relying on the phenomena of ‘meaning construction’ and ‘meaningful understanding production’ in the framework of smart constructivism, we will focus on analysing Smart Constructivist Knowledge Building. Accordingly, we will analyse Learning-and-Constructing-Together as a smart constructivist model of learning. The outcomes of this chapter could support the developments of smart learning strategies.


Smart learning Constructivism Meaning Understanding Knowledge building Collaborative learning Philosophy of education 


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  1. 1.Center for Linguistics, Department of CommunicationAalborg UniversityAalborgDenmark

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