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Chatbot technology: A possible means of unlocking student potential to learn how to learn


Patrick Bii

This paper explores the possibility of implementing a constructivist learning environment using chatbot technology as a basis of enabling students acquire global economy and technological information age skills and competencies (21st century skills) within the context of a developing country. The suggested approach is to integrate chatbot technology into the prevailing teaching-learning environment taking into consideration enabling and constraining factors. Social constructivism provides the basis for concretization of this approach, where social interaction plays a fundamental role in the development of cognition, with mediation using cultural tools and scaffolding contributing to the process of learning.

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