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  • 1. Presented by FadhilAhmadi
    Tuesday, June 7, 2011.
    Dropbox: Simplify Your Life
  • 2. A person forgets his/her USB Drive and need to save the file. Any suggestions?
    Imagine
  • 3. Workshop Agenda
    Warming up (5)
    Description of Dropbox (5)
    Tutorial Video (6)
    Potential for Learning (5)
    Curriculum and Assessment (5)
    Activity (15)
    Limitation (2)
    Conclusion (5)
    References
  • 4. To know what Dropboxis.
    To have an alternative removable media.
    To have Dropbox as file synchronization and sharing in teaching/learning.
    Outcomes for participants
  • 5. It is web-based files services.
    An easy way to sync files between computers.
    Provides a better way to transfer data.
    Founded in 2007 by Drew Houston and ArashFerdowsi.
    Dropbox
  • 6. Free for 2 GB storage. Subscriptions up to 100GB available.
    Dropbox works with Windows, Mac, Linux, iPad, iPhone, Android and BlackBerry.
    The file is secure and encrypted (AES-256).
    Dropbox
  • 7. https://www.dropbox.com/
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7itwYYLugJg&feature=related.
    Tutorial Videos
  • 8. Global service: cheap, available, accessible.
    Cloud alternative to the institutional network drive (James, 2010).
    Enhances classroom management: easy submission of assignment (McEwen, 2001).
    Potential for Learning
  • 9. The files are always available in Dropbox website.
    Works even when offline.
    Bring files with you when you're going.
    Edit files in Dropbox from phone.
    Cont’d
  • 10. Curriculum and Assessment
    Document management are affordable (James, 2010).
    Allow more contact beyond class time and office hours.
    Increase student-to-student contact (Ballard, Stapleton, Carrol, 2004).
  • 11. Share the files with students.
    Sharing Individual folders with a whole class allows for group collaboration.
    Cont`d
  • 12. Activity
    Create account.
    Get started.
    Upload or Download file to Dropbox.
    Share files.
    Sync the files.
    Send/share one file to artikelsaya@yahoo.com.
  • 13. Only 2 GB storage.
    To upload, internet connection is needed.
    Limitation
  • 14. Minimal use of USB and shift to Dropbox. It is affordable, reliable, and safe.
    Dropbox can be used as an alternative USB drive.
    It is applicable for learning.
    Conclusion
  • 15. Ballard, S., Stapleton, J., & Carrol, E. (2004). Students` perception of course websites used in face-to-face instruction. Journal of Interactive Learning Research 15, p. 197-211.
    James, R. (2010). Record management in the cloud? Record management is the cloud. Business Information Review 27, p. 179-189.
    McEwen, B. C. (2001). Web-assisted and online learning. Business Communication Quarterly 64, p. 98-103.
    www.dropbox.com
    www.youtube.com
    References
  • 16. Thank you