The Internet of Things: Realizing Potential Applications and Challenges in Higher Education
The Internet of Things (IoT) is a new system designed to increase connectivity between computer systems and is rapidly making its way into classrooms and higher institutions in ways never before imagined. By modifying how higher institutions gather data, interface with students and automate processes, the IoT has the potential of revolutionizing education Colleges and universities may offer opportunities to magnify content delivery, augment learner and faculty interaction when IoT devices are utilized. Massive open online courses, online software application and education applications make students co-creators and active individuals in acquiring their knowledge and experience. However, many challenges come along with the use internet: Malware, Distributed Denial of Service, data storage, data security and privacy, decentralized network management, connectivity. This paper offers suggestions to overcome these challenges address future threats to IoT.
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