Arab World English Journal (AWEJ) Proceedings of  2nd  MEC TESOL Conference   2020                   Pp. 169-183

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 Cloud Implementation to Assist Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages in
HEI’s in Sultanate of Oman

Anjum Zameer Bhat(correspondent author)
Department of Computing
Middle East College, Sultanate of Oman

Baldev Singh
Dean Faculty of Computer Science and Engineering
Vivekananda Global University, Jaipur India

Teba Fadhil Mohsin
Middle East College, Sultanate of Oman



Cloud Computing has been implemented in diverse fields and sector, including education sector with a very good success rate. The cloud deployments enhance the learning experience and provisions appropriate IT resources critical for a specific learning environment. This research study exploits a service model to deliver appropriate learning resources to foundation students and teachers that otherwise is not available with the current cloud service architectures. Language should not be a barrier to learning, teaching subjects in English to those who are not native English speakers, most of the times is a challenging job especially in circumstances where the English Language is introduced late in the school academic curriculum. There are several challenges faced by students, and teachers. Several mechanisms have been suggested and adopted to deal with such situations so that student learning experience is not affected in a significant manner, and at the same time, teachers are also not facing problems while explaining concepts or topics to students. This research paper is a study on helping teachers and students in these situations by providing cloud-based knowledge base related to TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages)repositories, and apps that may help and assist teacher and students.
Keywords: Language Cloud, cloud for English, TESOL Cloud, LraaS, LangHelpCloud, cloud for HEI’s, Cloud for Education.

Cite as:  Bhat, A. Z.,  Singh, B., &   Mohsin, T. F. (2020). Cloud Implementation to Assist Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages in HEI’s in Sultanate of Oman. Arab World English Journal(AWEJ). Proceedings of 2nd MEC TESOLConference 2020. 169-183.



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Anjum Zameer Bhat is a research scholar with cloud computing and virtualization as the area of
research, Anjum has more than 15 years of teaching and research experience, his research interests
include educational technology, Big Data, and Internet of Things.

Prof. Baldev Singh is Dean Faculty of Computer Science and Engineering at Vivekananda Global
University. He has more than 30 Years of experience in teaching and research.

Teba Fadhil Mohsin is a member of student success center at Middle East College, Teba’s
research interests include big data and internet of things for enhancement of education, educational
technology and Cloud Computing.