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5 cloud computing

  1. 1. Living in a Digital World<br />Cloud computing: Useful tools and resources<br />
  2. 2. What is “the cloud”?<br />Collection of software tools available on the Internet<br />Replaces “old” model of installing software on a computer and being able to only use that software on that computer<br />Instead, the software and files are securely accessed through the Internet…anytime and anywhere.<br />
  3. 3. What is available in “the cloud”?<br /><ul><li> Information
  4. 4. Means of communication
  5. 5. Productivity tools
  6. 6. Tools for collaboration
  7. 7. Social networking
  8. 8. Photo editing
  9. 9. Electronic scrapbooking and photo books
  10. 10. Video editing and sharing
  11. 11. And more…</li></li></ul><li>Information<br />Blogs (“Web-log”) sharing your ideas with the world<br />Wordpress<br />Blogger<br />Tumblr (very easy!)<br />
  12. 12. Information<br />Social bookmarking – sharing your Web favorites <br />Delicious<br />
  13. 13. Communication<br />Communication<br />Hosted e-mail <br />Gmailjohndoe@gmail.com<br />Hotmailjohndoe@hotmail.com<br />Yahoojohndoe@yahoo.com<br />
  14. 14. Communication<br />Google sites<br />Create your own Website<br />
  15. 15. Productivity tools<br />Google docs<br />Wordprocessingdocuments<br />Spreadsheets<br />Presentations<br />Drawings<br />Forms<br />FREE. Accessible with a gmail e-mail account. <br />Facilitates collaboration and document sharing<br />
  16. 16. Break activity<br />Take a minute to go to www.gmail.com and access the e-mail account you created during our first session. Send me an e-mail message at gray@augie.edu. <br />Then, while you’re logged into gmail, click the link to access Google docs. Share your document with me. My gmail e-mail address is sharongray99@gmail.com.<br />
  17. 17. Productivity tools<br />Zoho<br />Writer<br />Wordprocessing documents<br />Facilitates collaboration and document sharing<br />Calendar<br />Planner<br />Spreadsheet<br />Presenter<br />
  18. 18. Collaboration<br />Wikipedia<br />Internet encyclopaedias go head to headNature (12/2005)<br />
  19. 19. Collaboration - WikiProjects<br />Counter showing number of edits on WikiProjects<br />http://toolserver.org/~emijrp/wikimediacounter/<br />    <br />
  20. 20. Social Networking<br />Facebook<br />
  21. 21. Image editing<br />Picknik<br />free online photo editor similar to Photoshop<br />facilitates creating photo books<br />
  22. 22. Image editing<br />Pixlr<br />free online photo editor similar to Photoshop<br />Pixlr tutorials at ictpublish.com<br />
  23. 23. Photo books and electronic scrapbooks<br />mixbook.com(video clip)<br />
  24. 24. Break activity<br />Talk about how you or your family might use electronic scrapbooking or photo books to share with each other.<br />Weddings? Graduations? Holidays? <br />If you have access to a computer, go to either Picnik.com or Mixbook.com and set up an account.<br />
  25. 25. Video editing and sharing<br />Animoto<br />
  26. 26. Video editing and sharing<br />YouTube<br />
  27. 27. Video editing and sharing<br />Vimeo<br />Easily password protected<br />
  28. 28. Other tools…<br />Music<br />iNudge.net<br />Pandora.com<br />Math<br />Online graphing calculator<br />And MANY more…<br />Go2Web20.net<br />
  29. 29. Conclusion<br />The Internet provides a multitude of opportunities to learn, create, and share…<br />Send me an e-mail message at either gray@augie.edu or sharongray99@gmail.com and tell me about how you might use resources in the cloud.<br />
  30. 30. Sources<br />Blogging<br />www.wordpress.com<br />www.blogger.com<br />www.tumblr.com<br />Social Bookmarking<br />www.delicious.com<br />E-mail<br />www.gmail.com<br />www.hotmail.com<br />www.yahoo.com<br />Website Hosting<br />sites.google.com<br />Productivity Tools<br />docs.google.com<br />www.zoho.com<br />Collaboration<br />www.wikipedia.org<br />wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Our_projects<br />www.facebook.com<br />Photo editing<br />www.picnik.com<br />www.pixlr.com<br />Electronic Scrapbooking and Photo Books<br />www.mixbook.com<br />Video Editing and Hosting<br />www.animoto.com<br />www.youtube.com<br />www.vimeo.com<br />Music<br />www.inudge.net<br />www.pandora.com<br />