Volume 18 · Number 2 · Pages 338–339
Cultural Inclusivity and Quality in the Design of Technology-Enhanced Learning Systems

Stanley Frielick

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Open peer commentary on the article “Autopoiesis and 4E+ Cognition in the Design of Digital Learning Affordances” by Claudio Aguayo. Abstract: I agree with Aguayo that the design of technology-enhanced learning systems should be based on a living systems perspective, and that autopoiesis and 4E+ cognition have rich potential to develop this line of thinking. However, we need to examine some assumptions about “technology-enhanced learning” and consider how this term might be problematic for developing culturally inclusive learning systems. We also need to consider the extent to which the autopoiesis and 4E+ cognition approach can improve the quality of learning.


Frielick S. (2023) Cultural inclusivity and quality in the design of technology-enhanced learning systems. Constructivist Foundations 18(2): 338–339. https://constructivist.info/18/2/338

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