Mojgan Afshari

Mojgan Afshari is a senior lecturer in the Department of Educational Management, Planning and Policy at the University of Malaya. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Applied Chemistry from Tehran, Iran. Then, she completed her Master’s degree in Educational Administration. After living in Malaysia for a few years, she pursued her PhD in Educational Administration with a focus on ICT use in education from the University Putra Malaysia.She currently teaches courses in managing change and creativity and statistics in education at the graduate level. Her research areas include teaching and learning with ICT, school technology leadership, Educational leadership, and creativity. She is a member of several professional associations and editor of the Journal of Education. She has written or co-authored articles in the following journals: Journal of Technology, Pedagogy and Education, The Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology, International Journal of Education and Information Technologies, International Journal of Instruction, International Journal of Learning, European Journal of Social Sciences, Asia Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention, Life Science Journal, Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, Scientific Research and Essays.

Overcoming Obstacles In Cloud Computing Adoption

By Mojgan Afshari | October 6, 2014

Computing Obstacles According to Buyya et al. (2008), “A Cloud is a type of parallel and distributed system consisting of a collection of inter-connected and virtualized computers that are dynamically provisioned and presented as one or more unified computing resources based on

How much are 4D Printers

What is 4D Printing and Could it Change Everything?

By Mojgan Afshari | September 23, 2014

What is 4D Printing? What is 4d printing? Lets start with 3D printing which is formally known as “additive manufacturing”, is being used in an extraordinarily wide range of applications such as human organs, wings of airplanes, nuclear weapons and etc.

Smartphone Security Issues

Smartphone Security Issues And The Potential Pitfalls

By Mojgan Afshari | September 9, 2014

Smartphone Security Issues Smartphones, with advanced computing ability and connectivity, have dramatically changed the computing landscape. Smartphones run complete operating system software that provides a standardized interface and platform for a large number of applications in the marketplaces such as

Android Smartphone Security And Instagram App Testing

By Mojgan Afshari | September 8, 2014

Android Smartphone Security Our daily lives become more and more dependent on smartphones due to their high processing power and increased capabilities. Smartphones have features of both a mobile phone and a computer, allowing us to talk, text, tweet, email,

MOOC: Massive Open Online Course In The Cloud

By Mojgan Afshari | September 2, 2014

MOOC: Massive Open Online Course The advent of new information, communication and MOOC: Massive Open Online Course technologies such as Web 2.0, Learning 2.0, cloud-based learning tools, open content and open source learning tools have transformed the world of education in

The Cloud, The Internet and International Business

By Mojgan Afshari | August 25, 2014

The Cloud, The Internet and International Business “It is true that the Internet will change everything. It is not true that everything will change.” — Paul Deninger, CEO of Broadview Capital Partners Cloud computing has been viewed as a game

What Are Industrial Robots 

What are Industrial Robots And Virtual Monitoring

By Mojgan Afshari | August 18, 2014

What Are Industrial Robots  One of the hottest topics in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is the Internet of Things (IOT) and industrial robots. According to the report of International Telecommunication Union (2012), “the Internet of things can be perceived

Cloud Networked Manufacturing

What Is Cloud Networked Manufacturing?

By Mojgan Afshari | August 11, 2014

Cloud Networked Manufacturing Cloud Computing provides a new way to do business by offering a scalable, flexible service over the Internet. Many organizations such as educational institutions, business enterprises have adopted cloud computing as a means to boost both employee and

elearning SaaS platform

An E-learning SaaS Ecosystem Based On Cloud Computing

By Mojgan Afshari | August 5, 2014

E-learning SaaS Ecosystem E-learning is learning through the use of technologies. It is widely accepted as an effective training method to develop employees’ skills and knowledge in Small-to-Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs). According to Pollard and Hillage, e-learning is defined as “the

Network Application Levels

Computing Security – Network Application Levels

By Mojgan Afshari | July 28, 2014

Computing Security The intention to adopt cloud computing has increased rapidly in many organizations. Cloud computing offers many potential benefits to small and medium enterprises such as fast deployment, pay-for-use, lower costs, scalability, rapid provisioning, rapid elasticity, ubiquitous network access,

Big Data Analytics Adoption

By Mojgan Afshari | July 21, 2014

Big Data Analytics Adoption Big Data is an emerging phenomenon. Nowadays, many organizations have adopted information technology (IT) and information systems (IS) in business to handle huge amounts of data and gain better insights into their business. Many scholars believe

NoSQL databases, MapReduce & Hadoop

By Mojgan Afshari | July 14, 2014

Big Data – Productivity, Innovation And Competitiveness NoSQL databases, MapReduce & Hadoop Big data refers to datasets that are so large, diverse, and fast-changing which need advanced and unique storage, management, analysis, and visualization technologies.  According to McKinsey, Big Data is

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