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A Systematic Mapping Study of Cloud E-Learning Computing for Education

International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Year of Publication: 2018
Faiz Akram, Rajeev Kumar

Faiz Akram and Rajeev Kumar. A Systematic Mapping Study of Cloud E-Learning Computing for Education. International Journal of Computer Applications 181(1):21-24, July 2018. BibTeX

	author = {Faiz Akram and Rajeev Kumar},
	title = {A Systematic Mapping Study of Cloud E-Learning Computing for Education},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	issue_date = {July 2018},
	volume = {181},
	number = {1},
	month = {Jul},
	year = {2018},
	issn = {0975-8887},
	pages = {21-24},
	numpages = {4},
	url = {},
	doi = {10.5120/ijca2018917389},
	publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
	address = {New York, USA}


This paper examines the cloud computing for education (CCE) literature, and analyzes if the research is developing scientifically with adequate empirical validation. All aspects of empirical investigations covered in the literature are shown as weak, hence, the necessary scientific development of CCE requires extending its scope of interest, and involving scholars synergistically to create and maintain a “common research agenda”. Differences are found across geographic areas in applying CCE infrastructure and technologies in educational institutions; few studies address CCE’s impact on pedagogic processes. The scope of interest in CCE is only partially covered; with empirical research being very shallow. Suggestions are made for more effective research on concerning the production and use of content.


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Cloud E-learning, computing for Education, Electronic Learning