DreamSpark Getting Started Guide - FacultyPresentation Transcript
We know first-hand the power of a
student’s ideas (hello, Bill Gates?).
That’s why we created DreamSpark,
to give ambitious students a break
and help kick-start their careers.
Every educator, student and
school lab can take advantage
of DreamSpark for learning,
teaching and research to get the
best, professional-level design and
development tools—at low cost to
schools. We want to help you make
their dreams come to life with the
real coding experiences they need
to build their skills and get ready
for their future career.
A great place to start is microsoft
visual studio professional—the full
suite of tools—to help your students
build apps, games and sites in HTML,
C++, C#, Ruby, Java and more.
Subscribe to DreamSpark at www.
subscription.aspx and start helping
your class get ahead.
Get the tools to
help your students
Microsoft Visual Studio Professional
is a great place to start—get videos,
tutorials, sample code and more at
THESE ARE THE TOP DEVELOPER
TOOLS, NOT TRIAL VERSIONS used
by the pros to build real games and
apps that make a real difference.
LOW COST? NO-BRAINER. School
subscriptions include lab licenses as
well as two copies of each product for
students and faculty at no charge—
with awesome resources like expert
help and tutorials, coding camps and
app contests—to help your students
build their first windows apps.
MICROSOFT IS NOW LEADING
THE REST with cutting-edge tech in
Kinect and Xbox Games—and with flat,
user-centric design on the Windows
Phone and Windows 8 OS.
THE WINDOWS STORE IS A WIDE-
OPEN FIELD that isn’t already
overcrowded, like a lot of the other
Everything they need
to code like pros-
at low cost.
THIS IS THE REAL DEAL
Help your students develop impressive resumes while they’re still in school at www.dreamspark.com
tools in your
TECH SKILLS ARE HOT
You and your students will learn the most
sought-after technical skills at some of the
hottest companies driving the most powerful
platforms in social media, cloud computing,
enterprise software, mobile apps, tools
STEM STUDENTS ARE IN DEMAND
These students are getting ahead fast with jobs
right out of school—plus, everyone knows
students have launched some of the world’s
game-changing brands and services, like
Microsoft, Facebook, WordPress, Napster, Dell,
FedEx and more.
PAY LIKE STUDENTS, CODE LIKE PROS
Just enroll your school in a DreamSpark
subscription and you’ll get access to 30 to
more than 500 software titles depending on
your subscription level, including:
• Visual Studio Suite
• Windows Phone SDK
• SQL Server
• Windows Server
• Kinect for Windows SDK
• and more
Three simple steps
to get low-cost access.
DreamSpark school subscriptions give faculty and labs low-cost access to top-level software and tools for learning, teaching and research.
There are two subscription levels:
Standard and Premium. Review the
chart to find out which offering is
right for you. Just one price to get all
the software you need for the whole
institution (students, faculty and labs).
Check out what subscription your
academic institution is eligible for.
Every student, educator and lab in your
entire institution can take advantage
of DreamSpark Standard software for
developers and designers, with a single
DreamSpark Premium is only for
qualified higher-education science,
technology, engineering, and math
(STEM) departments and gives you
access to over 500 Microsoft software
titles. Each eligible department requires
Go to www.dreamspark.com/
enroll in the subscription that is right
for your school.
You will be able to access your subscription
software only once the order processing
has been completed. This can take from
several days to a few weeks, depending
on the time required to check for eligibility
and submit your payment.