Vol.9, No.4, November 2020.                                                                                                                                                                           ISSN: 2217-8309

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TEM Journal



Association for Information Communication Technology Education and Science

IoT in Distance Learning during the COVID-19 Pandemic


Galina Ilieva, Tania Yankova


© 2020 Galina Ilieva, published by UIKTEN. This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 License. (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)


Citation Information: TEM Journal. Volume 9, Issue 4, Pages 1669-1674, ISSN 2217-8309, DOI: 10.18421/TEM94-45, November 2020.


Received: 20 August 2020.

Revised:   27 September 2020.
Accepted:  08 October 2020.
Published: 27 November 2020.




Despite the worldwide physical closing of educational institutions due to the pandemic of COVID-19 in the spring of 2020, the learning process was not interrupted. Learning management systems and digital tools for online collaboration ensured a safe distance and continuity of educational activities. However, the rapid transition to remote learning in electronic environment has created a number of challenges in higher education. In order to derive longterm benefits from the changes in the way of teaching and examining, the paper explores the possibilities of IoT technology for continuous monitoring and flexible management of the learning process. The proposed framework for IoT application in educational activities will facilitate the adaptation of studying process at universities to the new circumstances.


Keywords –Internet of Things, distance learning, electronic learning, COVID-19.



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