Inspired Learning - The Next Generation Digital Learning Environment (NGDLE)

Ebba Ossiannilsson, Nick E. Eriksen, Nina Rung-Hoch


With todays increased use of digitization in education and society there are needs for innovative educational strategies for enhancing learning and teaching. In addition, there are rising demands on embracing new digital learning and educational environments and integration of the social context, such as social interactions outside the formal institutional settings and social media to enhance new digital educational practices. This paper introduce the concept of next generation digital learning environment (NGDLE), and explore one inititave named Eurekos, from Mentorix, Denmark, but now from EUREKOS, which has been tested and in practical use for many learners and courses, especilly in the Netherlands, and Denmark. The architects behind EUREKOS follow the successful characteristic of a Personal learning environment (PLE), i.e. learn with other people, control of own learning resources, integrate learning from different institutions and sources, and manage activities. Eurekos provides course building facilities, learning teams, and a social hub integrated with social media. Eurekos can be likened to a LEGO baseplate. It integrates interoperability, personalization, learning analytics, collaboration, and a universal design with social media and the necessary software,


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

Ossiannilsson E., Eriksen N. and Rung-Hoch N. (2017). Inspired Learning - The Next Generation Digital Learning Environment (NGDLE) . In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 2: CSEDU, ISBN 978-989-758-240-0, pages 263-267. DOI: 10.5220/0006378202630267

in Bibtex Style

author={Ebba Ossiannilsson and Nick E. Eriksen and Nina Rung-Hoch},
title={Inspired Learning - The Next Generation Digital Learning Environment (NGDLE)},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 2: CSEDU,},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 2: CSEDU,
TI - Inspired Learning - The Next Generation Digital Learning Environment (NGDLE)
SN - 978-989-758-240-0
AU - Ossiannilsson E.
AU - Eriksen N.
AU - Rung-Hoch N.
PY - 2017
SP - 263
EP - 267
DO - 10.5220/0006378202630267