Activities (Learning Environments)


Activity 1

Download a picture showing your ideal learning environment and add it to your Student Blog. 

Activity 2

The following learning environment elements can impact classroom instruction:

  • Physical setting
  • Psychological environment
  • Cognitive environment

Which of the above do you think the following statement refers to ‘The most important LE element in a classroom is invisible.‘?

Write about it on your Student Blog.

Activity 3

The following image shows a learning environment from a teacher’s perspective. Have a careful look, analyse the content by repeatedly asking yourself: ‘What examples can I list?’ ‘What facts support this?’ etc.


A learning environment from a teacher’s perspective

Prepare a similar figure of a LE but from your (STUDENT'S) perspective. Use different colours for positive and negative factors and upload it to your Student Blog.

Activity 4

After studying the visual and images showing the differences and similarities of face-to-face and digital learning environments, think about your past and present educational experiences (school experiences, summer courses, etc.).

Then compare traditional (face-to-face) and digital learning environments focusing on the criteria (See the table).

Discuss the answers and tray to come to an agreement. Why do you think your fellow students' experiences are different? When you are ready, add it to your Student Blog. You can add images as well to illustrate your point.

Traditional (formal) Learning environments (schools) VISUALS


Digital Learning environments VISUALS


Blended learning environments VISUALS



Traditional LE

Digital LE







Centre of teaching/learning



Use of media


Media rich

Teacher’s role



Student’s role



Pace of learning

Forced by curriculum


Responsibility for the success of learning



Level of the personalization of the learning process









Comparison of traditional and digital learning environments


Last modified: Friday, 11 May 2018, 3:41 PM