Cloud Computing and Sustainable Development in Higher Education

Sustainable Development (SD) in higher education constitutes a global process that transcends economic, political and social barriers. Developmental transformation process in higher education supported with necessary Information Technology (IT) infrastructures will create sustainable improvements that give students the best opportunity to thrive in the global economy. This paper presents the role of cloud computing in the provision and support of sustainable development in higher education that yield skills that meet the needs of the 21st century society. Furthermore, the authors present general building components for a sustainable transformation in the development of higher education with cloud computing as an appropriate alternative support.

Provided by: Journal of Computing Topic: Cloud Date Added: Nov 2012 Format: PDF

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