The Development of Community Learning Center ‘Bue Ban’ in Driving the Smart City Policy in Khon Kaen, Thailand

Niraj Ruangsan


This research aims (1) to study the contextual conditions of Khon Kaen Urban Community for developing the community learning center (CLC) as a part of smart city development; (2) to develop the CLC development model and the learning model based on the public participation and digital advancement. This study was carried out employing the qualitative and operational research methodology with its tools as an in-depth interview, academic seminar, and fieldwork. The data were obtained from 66 participants, chosen by Purposive Sampling, and were interpreted by Descriptive Content Analysis. From the study, the models of Bue Ban development and ‘KIDPU’ have been used to develop CLC as a part of smart city development.


Community Learning Center; Khon Kaen; Bue Ban; Thailand


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