Volume 18 · Number 2 · Pages 340–342
The Paradox of Autopoietic Artificial Intelligent Systems in Education

Philip Baron

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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: An autopoietic educational system may provide for immersive individualised learning experiences that cater to the unique interests of each student; however, universities generally require uniformity in education to enable group assessments and accreditation and thus do not readily accommodate individualised tuition. A further challenge is that for a system to be autopoietic, it should be able to create its own rules; this may be at odds with the educator’s goals for their courses.


Baron P. (2023) The paradox of autopoietic artificial intelligent systems in education. Constructivist Foundations 18(2): 340–342. https://constructivist.info/18/2/340

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