Smart Learning requires Smart Thinking: The Evolution of Sustainable Learning Environments
Steven Coombs, Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University, United Arab Emirates ; Madhumita Bhattacharya, New Paradigm Solutions Limited, New Zealand
Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Volume 27, Number 4, ISSN 1055-8896 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC USA
The authors propose a definition of Smart Learning linked to digital technologies to see how effective these technologies can enable and empower learning It is argued that smart learning requires smart thinking to underpin the learning process and knowledge outcomes This assumption requires a more sophisticated understanding and design of the learning environment to improve learner engagement; in turn, producing quicker and higher quality educational outcomes It is argued that smart thinking will be at the heart of educational futures and learning innovations for the advancement of global digital citizens within a sustainable and smart learning environment using sustainable learning technologies The authors propose the application of smart thinking tools to support a smart learning environment This research paper explores the nature of a sustainable learning environment conceptual framework in terms of smart thinking and learning tools and how these enable cognitive literacy
Coombs, S. & Bhattacharya, M. (2018). Smart Learning requires Smart Thinking: The Evolution of Sustainable Learning Environments. Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 27(4), 453-470. Waynesville, NC USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).
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