Cloud computing for higher education: a roadmap

Hossain Masud, Md. Anwar and Yong, Jianming and Huang, Xiaodi (2012) Cloud computing for higher education: a roadmap. In: CSCWD 2012: 16th International Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work in Design, 23-25 May 2012, Wuhan, China.


Advances in technology offers new opportunities in enhancing teaching and learning. The new technologies enable individuals to personalize the environment in which they work or learn, a range of tools to meet their interests and needs. In this paper, we try to explore the salient features of the nature and educational potential of cloud computing (CC) in order to exploit the affordance of CC in teaching and learning in a higher education context. It is evident that cloud computing has a significant place in the higher education landscape both as a ubiquitous computing tool and a powerful platform. Although, the adoption of cloud computing promises various benefits to an organization, a successful adoption of cloud computing in an organization, particularly in educational institutes requires an understanding of different dynamics and expertise in diverse domains. This paper aims at a roadmap of Cloud Computing for Higher Education (CCHE) which provides with a number of steps for adopting cloud computing.

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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Permanent restricted access to published version due to publisher copyright policy.
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Business and Law - School of Information Systems
Date Deposited: 06 Jan 2013 05:39
Last Modified: 14 Aug 2014 03:39
Uncontrolled Keywords: cloud computing; migration; roadmap; computer aided instruction; educational institutions; further education; social aspects of automation; ubiquitous computing
Fields of Research : 13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130306 Educational Technology and Computing
13 Education > 1301 Education Systems > 130103 Higher Education
08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0805 Distributed Computing > 080505 Web Technologies (excl. Web Search)
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970108 Expanding Knowledge in the Information and Computing Sciences
Identification Number or DOI: 10.1109/CSCWD.2012.6221872

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