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This paper outlines three prototypical modes of teaching and learning as well as their consequences for the design pf technology supported environments for Mathematics education. I distinguish between transfer of know-ledge (mode I), acquisition of knowledge (mode II) and construction of knowledge (mode III). Based on this theoretical framework I will develop the notion of the “competence helix” and show how to use technological tools and Learning Management Systems (LMS) for eLearning and Blended Learning.
As a sample demonstration for the usefulness of this approach I will explore in two case studies the potential of Mobile Learning respectively Microlear-ning for Mathematics education and the potential of the Internet for large scale collaboration on cutting-edge research in Mathematics.