Multimedia Tools and Applications

, Volume 74, Issue 14, pp 5073–5084 | Cite as

User tailored cloud-learning system using SNS and learning resources

  • Hwa-Young Jeong
  • Bong Hwa Hong
  • Jong Hyuk Park


Computing technology has improved recently in various ways, and computing services are expected to be a promising medium for use of information and computing resources in our emerging ubiquitous network society and cloud computing environments. Learning system is necessary to make the learning process more efficient for users. Ubiquitous based learning (U-learning) is a state-of-the-art mechanism in the education area, applying many types of multimedia resources and network technology today. However, U-learning is not enough to provide information and learning course process to users about sharing the learning resources and collaborating between user and teacher. In this paper, we propose a learning system in cloud computing environment that allows sharing the learning multimedia resources with users and collaboration on discussion processes about learning contents using SNS. It also provides user oriented learning processes through each learning unit.


Multimedia based learning Multimedia resource U-learning system User tailored learning 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hwa-Young Jeong
    • 1
  • Bong Hwa Hong
    • 2
  • Jong Hyuk Park
    • 3
  1. 1.Humanitas College of Kyung Hee UniversitySeoulKorea
  2. 2.Department of Digital and Media EngineeringKyung Hee Cyber UniversitySeoulKorea
  3. 3.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringSeoul National University of Science and TechnologySeoulKorea

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