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Collaboration in the Cloud for Online Learning Environments: An Experience Applied to Laboratories

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Nowadays, Cloud computing has become essential support for online education. Growth and interest in the massive open online courses (MOOCs) hosted on cloud, as well as the large number of students with own device (BYOD) set a favorable scenario for a new model of cooperation and interaction for online education. In this paper we present the results of collaborative work in the cloud, using Google Apps services and MOOCs, in conducting laboratory reports for the subjects of chemistry, and based on this experience we propose an architecture for platforms e-learning and mechanisms for collaborative work in cloud applied to the laboratories.

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Luna, W. and Sequera, J. (2015) Collaboration in the Cloud for Online Learning Environments: An Experience Applied to Laboratories. Creative Education, 6, 1435-1445. doi: 10.4236/ce.2015.613144.

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