Microsoft,Epals Teams up On Collaborative Tool<br />Epals users will have access to online versions of popular Microsoft w...
Epals customers will  be able to take advantage  of  popular productivity  software  and  can  access  their Word  documen...
A  single,shared,and secure  education  technolgy  environment.<br />
For instance,a teacher  using the online version of  Microsoft Word within epals Learning Space could set up a policy rule...
It  should  be  routed automatically  to another student for his or her  peer review…<br />
Then  passed  along  to  the   teacher  for  grading.<br />
Early next year,epals users will have access to the  web-based versions of  Microsoft  programs such….<br />
Word,Excel,and<br />Powerpoint within the epals Learning Space,the two  companies  say.<br />
“Epals will help take us to  the next level [in making] the cloud come alive in a learning scenario.’’<br />
Said  Anthony Salcito,vice president of  world  wide education for Microsoft.<br />
From an IT persoective,the solution will allow schools to set  up sophisticated policy-based controls that regulate which ...
Shared information with each other for  security purposes,and what  level of flitering and monitoring is desired for sent ...
He  estimated that fewer than 10  percent of schools in the United States have giving their students tools for communicati...
He added that his company’s partnership with Microsoft is “a  real solution to eliminate…<br />
Or,the  teacher could specify that he or  she must  review…<br />
Any  documents  before they  can be emailed or shared  with  another  class  across the  globe.<br />
Live@edu  is  a  free  suite of  online tools,based on  the  familiar  office  applications many people use  today give us...
Information  anytime,anywhere from any desktop,labtop,major  web  browser,or  mobile  device.<br />
Live@edu  is  Microsoft’s  answer  to Google Apps  For Education,and  its  partnership with  epals  could give…<br />
Microsoft a  boost  in  its  competition  with  Google  for school  users of  web  applications.<br />
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  1. 1. Microsoft,Epals Teams up On Collaborative Tool<br />Epals users will have access to online versions of popular Microsoft with a secure learning environment.<br />
  2. 2. Epals customers will be able to take advantage of popular productivity software and can access their Word documents and other files all from within…<br />
  3. 3. A single,shared,and secure education technolgy environment.<br />
  4. 4. For instance,a teacher using the online version of Microsoft Word within epals Learning Space could set up a policy rule specifying when a document is created…<br />
  5. 5. It should be routed automatically to another student for his or her peer review…<br />
  6. 6. Then passed along to the teacher for grading.<br />
  7. 7. Early next year,epals users will have access to the web-based versions of Microsoft programs such….<br />
  8. 8. Word,Excel,and<br />Powerpoint within the epals Learning Space,the two companies say.<br />
  9. 9. “Epals will help take us to the next level [in making] the cloud come alive in a learning scenario.’’<br />
  10. 10. Said Anthony Salcito,vice president of world wide education for Microsoft.<br />
  11. 11. From an IT persoective,the solution will allow schools to set up sophisticated policy-based controls that regulate which students can email and share information.<br />
  12. 12. Shared information with each other for security purposes,and what level of flitering and monitoring is desired for sent and received email.<br />
  13. 13. He estimated that fewer than 10 percent of schools in the United States have giving their students tools for communicating and collaborative online.<br />
  14. 14. He added that his company’s partnership with Microsoft is “a real solution to eliminate…<br />
  15. 15. Or,the teacher could specify that he or she must review…<br />
  16. 16. Any documents before they can be emailed or shared with another class across the globe.<br />
  17. 17. Live@edu is a free suite of online tools,based on the familiar office applications many people use today give users access to…<br />
  18. 18. Information anytime,anywhere from any desktop,labtop,major web browser,or mobile device.<br />
  19. 19. Live@edu is Microsoft’s answer to Google Apps For Education,and its partnership with epals could give…<br />
  20. 20. Microsoft a boost in its competition with Google for school users of web applications.<br />
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