International Journal of Advanced Research in Computer Science & Technology (IJARCST)
Developments in computing are influencing many aspects of education. The purpose of this paper is to assess the potential value of cloud computing as a platform for e-learning. In particular, the paper will discuss how cloud computing is different from other forms of computing and what makes it unique. As well is this, the potential advantages and disadvantages of using cloud computing as a platform for e-learning will be outlined. Finally, the requirements of implementing cloud computing will be discussed, along with an assessment of the challenges to implementation, and some potential ways to overcome them.