Seamless Learning

Seamless learning refers to the synergistic integration of learning experiences across a range of dimensions, such as spanning formal and informal learning contexts, individual and social learning, and across time, location, and learning media. The basic premise of seamless learning is that it is neither feasible nor productive to equip learners with all the knowledge and skills they need based on specific snapshots of an episodic time frame, location, scenario, or setting, which is what happens in much of formal education or instruction.

Traditionally, formal learning is defined as learning that happens at a fixed time following a predefined curriculum or plan. Informal learning means a mode of learning driven by self-interest outside of school environments and is emergent in nature. As learning happens continuously over ...

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