Mobile Learning (mLearning) Based on Cloud Computing: mLearning as a Service (mLaaS)

Despite its hype, cloud computing, with its dynamic scalability and virtualized resources usage, is being widely deployed for several applications in many organizations. It is envisioned that, in the near future, cloud computing will have a significant impact in the educational and learning environment, enabling its own users (i.e., learners, instructors, and administrators) to perform their tasks effectively with less cost. On the other hand, mobile handheld devices are being lately used in the learning arena, creating mobile learning (mLearning), due to the quality of users' experiences employing them in banking, health, and other aspects of life.

Provided by: IARIA Topic: Mobility Date Added: Nov 2011 Format: PDF

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