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International Journal of Information Technology & Computer Science ( IJITCS )

Abstract :

This paper provides an insight into National University of Singapore’s journey of employing Virtual Classroom software to support business continuity and distance learning course. The paper focuses on the feasibility of employing virtual classrooms as an alternative platform. Lastly this paper also shares the university’s experience of moving the Virtual Classroom to cloud, its benefits, shortcomings and the mobile platform opportunities opened up from this initiative.

Keywords :

: Virtual Classroom, Web Conferencing, Cloud, Distance Learning, Business Continuity, eLearning, Online Classroom, WebEx

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