An E-learning System Architecture based on Cloud Computing

Md. Masud, Xiaodi Huang

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Abstract

The massive proliferation of affordable computers, Internet broadband connectivity and rich education content has created a global phenomenon in which information and communication technology (ICT) is being used to transform education. Therefore, there is a need to redesign the educational system to meet the needs better. The advent of computers with sophisticated software has made it possible to solve many complex problems very fast and at a lower cost. This paper introduces the characteristics of the current E-Learning and then analyses the concept of cloud computing and describes the architecture of cloud computing platform by combining the features of E-Learning. The authors have tried to introduce cloud computing to e-learning, build an e-learning cloud, and make an active research and exploration for it from the following aspects: architecture, construction method and external interface with the model.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)74-78
Number of pages5
JournalWorld Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology
Volume62
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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