Pervasive Learning: A Question of Context

Niels Henrik Helms, Lasse Juel Larsen

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Modern learners have access to almost unlimited
resources of information and they can obtain, share and
develop knowledge through a multitude of different media. Education
is a way of accessing and developing knowledge and
it has gotten a new meaning. Education is now about how
you handle knowledge, it is not a specific place where you can
access scarce information. Pervasive or ubiquitous communication
opens up for taking the organizing and design of learning
landscapes a step further. Furthermore it calls for theoretical
developments, which can open up for a deeper understanding
of the relationship between emerging contexts, design of contexts
and learning.
Original languageEnglish
JournalIT - Information Technology
Issue number1
Pages (from-to)40-47
Number of pages8
Publication statusPublished - 1. Jan 2009


  • Pervasive, learning, knowledge, context, communication
  • Mobile technology, education

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