Internet of Things (IoT) to foster communication and information sharing

Ali, Mohammed ORCID: 0000-0001-5854-8245 (2021) Internet of Things (IoT) to foster communication and information sharing. In: Ali, Mohammed Banu and Wood-Harper, Trevor, (eds.) Fostering Communication and Learning With Underutilized Technologies in Higher Education. IGI Global, pp. 1-20. ISBN 9781799848462

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Abstract

IoT is a rapidly emerging technology in education that attracts researchers, students, and administrators. This chapter reviews the opportunities and challenges of the IoT to determine whether there are potential communication and information sharing cultures in higher education institutions (HEIs). Despite the findings revealing stakeholders' demand for a better collaborative learning environment and better information sharing capabilities, IoT has various security and interoperability concerns that present an unattractive prospect for HE stakeholders to embrace IoT. IoT has the potential to meet HEIs system expectations, though stakeholders remain distant toward embracing IoTs. This indicates that stakeholders are not ready to embrace IoTs, thus prompting the need to study why stakeholders are resistant towards the IoT.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
T Technology > T Technology (General)
Divisions: Institute of Management
SWORD Depositor: JISC Publications Router
Depositing User: JISC Publications Router
Date Deposited: 21 Jan 2021 10:25
Last Modified: 21 Jan 2021 10:25
Identification Number: 10.4018/978-1-7998-4846-2.ch001
URI: http://ubir.bolton.ac.uk/id/eprint/2882

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