Mirjana Maksimović

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Since its appearance, the Internet of Things (IoT) shows the potential to radically transform numerous areas of our everyday lives. Education, as one of the most important concerns and investments of a new world, didn’t remain immune to novel technology advancements. With the IoT vision, not just computers, tablets and smartphones, but almost every other device becomes connected to the Internet, completely changing the traditional model of education. This paper analyzes manners to achieving enhanced educational practices using novel Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs), particularly IoT, as well as the potential of these approaches to contribute in achieving economically, socially and environmentally sustainable educational environment. Alongside technology, enhanced IoT-supported educational environment demands a higher degree of collaboration among institutions, staff members, and students. Only with full engagement of all stakeholders and their willingness to cooperate and collaborate, the idea of the completely redesigned education sector, technology supported, enhanced and economically, ecologically and socio-culturally sustainable is possible. Therefore, the power of collaboration, people, and technology in the modernization of the education sector and the realizing fully IoT-supported collaborative educational practices and the environment is the subject of discussion.


education, collaboration, Internet of Things, sustainability

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