Promoting Citizen’s Learning Experience in Smart Cities

  • Ronghuai HuangEmail author
  • Rongxia Zhuang
  • Junfeng Yang
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10309)


Lots of research has been done on smart cities, however, only few studies can be found on smart cities from the educational perspective. This paper will discuss the framework of building smart city from educational perspective to identify the importance of promoting smart learning in smart cities. Then the characters of smart learning are elaborated, and the difference of traditional classroom learning, digital learning and smart learning are analyzed. After that, the paper analyzes the typical learning environments in cities: school, family, community, workplace, and museum. Based on the analysis, we develop indicators to evaluate learning environments in smart cities, which was used to evaluate the learning environments in the selected 68 cities in China.


Smart learning environments Smart cities Digital learning Smart learning 



This research work is supported by the 2016 National Natural Science Fund Youth Project: Blended synchronous cyber classroom supporting educational balanced development (No. 71603067).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Smart Learning InstituteBeijing Normal UniversityBeijingChina

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