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Cloud computing

  1. 1. Cloud Computing<br />Amy Sprules<br />Image retrieved from www.photobucket.com<br />
  2. 2. JetCloud<br />Itinerary <br /><ul><li>Works as a large server
  3. 3. Contains information for individuals and businesses
  4. 4. Can be retrieved on a number as devices e.g. Computers, mobile phones etc
  5. 5. Available anywhere around the world
  6. 6. More cost effective option
  7. 7. Reduces electricity costs
  8. 8. Environmentally friendly</li></ul>Image Retrieved from http://www.123rf.com/photo_2869149_airport-departures-timetable--vector-file-include-layers-whit-letter-source.html<br />
  9. 9. Image retrieved from http://forum.cyberairlines.net/archive/index.php/thread-2078.html<br />
  10. 10. Integral resource in the classroom<br />Advantages for teacher, student and school<br />Provides a convenient style of learning for students<br />“The ability to use rapidly changing and evolving technologies to create, communicate, collaborate, express one’s self and influence others is a critical 21st century skill.” (Bittman. T, 2008)<br />Image retrieved from www.photobucket.com<br />
  11. 11. Image retrieved from www.photobucket.com<br />Moodle is a virtual learning environment that provides a different form of learning of which can be accessed via the web.<br />http://moodle.org/about/<br />Study Desk is produced using Moodle. <br />
  12. 12. Successful learners are creative <br />and productive users of technology<br />Assist in reaching ICT Expectations.<br />All age levels can benefit from the interaction<br />Context<br />Image retrieved from www.photobucket.com.au<br />
  13. 13. Pedagogical Approaches<br />Will see teacher:<br /><ul><li> Step back from traditional roles
  14. 14. Draw on a constructionist approach to teaching and learning</li></ul>Will see students:<br /><ul><li>Draw on prior knowledge
  15. 15. Engage in further learning through technology</li></li></ul><li>Classroom Organisation<br />Whole class activities – class set laptops or computer labs<br />Rotational and small group work – 4 – 5 computers situated in classroom<br />Homework tasks – computer at home or access at school during lunch and before or after school<br />
  16. 16. Legal/Ethical Considerations<br />Minimise security risks by:<br /><ul><li>Using programs such as moodle
  17. 17. Providing links to site previously checked
  18. 18. Keeping login safe from access of others</li></li></ul><li>Implemented in all Key Learning Areas<br />Implemented through:<br /><ul><li> Uploading tasks and activities
  19. 19. Homework
  20. 20. Weekly quizzes
  21. 21. Students uploading assignments</li></ul>Technology is a broad field that draws on a range of subjects including home economics, manufacturing, engineering, manual arts, aerospace, graphics and information processing and technology. (Department of Education and Training, 2005)<br />
  22. 22. References<br />Bittman, T. (2008). Cloud Computing and K-12 Education. Retrieved March 22, 2011 from http://blogs.gartner.com/thomas_bittman/2008/11/26/cloud-computing-and-k-12-education/<br />Education Queensland. (2009).Student ICT Expectations. Retrieved March 22, 2011 from http://education.qld.gov.au/smartclassrooms/pdf/student-ict-expectations.pdf<br />Queensland Government (Department of Education and Training). (2005). Technology. Retrieved March 22, 2011 from http://education.qld.gov.au/curriculum/area/technology/index.html<br />Xyroproductions. (2009, October 11). “The Cloud” Explained. [Video file]. Video posted on http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dPC9ZguKqeA&feature=related<br />Image retrieved from http://eu.fotolia.com/id/22115292<br />

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