Cloud-based education, Part 1, E-learning strategy for instructors

Concepts, tools, and methods

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Sam Siewert

Date archived: November 29, 2016 | First published: December 05, 2011

E-learning tools, backed by public, virtual private, and private cloud computing services, optimize educational collaboration, efficiency, and instructor-student interaction. Whether students choose to learn over distance or in person at a traditional campus, the power of e-learning and virtual collaboration is growing fast in education and the global economy. That power is best realized with a well planned cloud computing and e-learning strategy. This article, the first in a series on cloud-based education, focuses on what instructors can do to encourage best practices at their institution and adopt them in their classroom.

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