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DreamSpark Overview for Educators

  1. 1. DreamSparkOverviewfor Educators
  2. 2. Motivate studentsto chase their dreamsWith DreamSpark you can challengeand inspire students by sharing thedevelopment, design, and gamingsoftware that the Pros use.
  3. 3. What is DreamSpark? DreamSpark provides access to Operating Microsoft servers, designer and Systems developer tools for students and educators around the world to help advance learning and Applications Technical teaching of key technical skills Departments Servers Technical Departments Developer & DreamSpark Subscriptions Design Tools All Students, • Standard - All institutions type Educators, Institutions • Premium – qualifying STEM departments All Students, Educators, Institutions
  4. 4. Get no cost access to leading software and toolsDreamSpark • The latest professional designer and development tools fromprovides: Microsoft • Access for Educators though their institution’s DreamSpark subscription • No cost access for students
  5. 5. DreamSpark is available to schools by subscriptionDreamSpark Premium: DreamSpark Standard:• ONLY available for qualified higher education • Get a single subscription from your entire academic science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) institution departments • Developer, gaming and designer tools• Each eligible department requires a subscription • Every student, educator, and lab in your institution can• Give access to all Microsoft products except for take advantage the software catalog included in this Office Suite subscription development and design• Subscription is per department and software • License starts at $99 USD access is only for students enrolled in course of that specific department• License starts at $499 USD
  6. 6. Conceive it,achieve itBe the educator that exposes students to newtechnologies – at no charge - and helps kidsachieve their full potential. DreamSpark deliversthe developer and designer tools to create thenext generation of apps for Windows.
  7. 7. Stay relevant.Get the tools, nowDreamSpark can help you staycurrent and informed with today’sleading technology.
  8. 8. Here’s how to get itStart by asking you school administration to enroll inDreamSpark.The enrollment process is explained on the next few slides.
  9. 9. Your institution must enroll in DreamSparkYour school administration enrolls and pays a modest annual subscription fee. This gives youand your students access to leading software – at no cost.
  10. 10. How to enroll your school in DreamSpark 1The person enrolling must be the personthat will act as Program Administrator forthe subscription1. From dreamspark.com, click on “Academic Institutions”.2. Click on tab 3 ‘’Enroll’’ 2
  11. 11. How to enroll your school in DreamSpark1. You must select your country to get to region- specific order form.2. Then select which subscription level you want to enroll in based on eligibility: a. DreamSpark Standard b. DreamSpark Premium 13. Click “continue” to proceed. 2 3
  12. 12. How to enroll your school in DreamSparkYou must select whether they arepurchasing a new or renewalsubscription.
  13. 13. How to enroll your school in DreamSpark1. Choose the type of subscription to enroll in. Price is set $0 because of the previously entered promo code.
  14. 14. How to enroll your school in DreamSpark1. Users sign in with their Microsoft Account (previously Windows Live ID). This email address will be associated with the subscription, i.e. as the Program Administrator.
  15. 15. How to enroll your school in DreamSpark1. User will need to complete the order form, which requires: • Contact information • Institution’s information • Tax information is not required if you are enrolling using a 100% off promo code like in the case customers purchasing IT Academy or an Academic Volume Licensing agreement (EES, OVS-ES, Campus or School agreement) who obtain DreamSpark as free benefit of their agreement.
  16. 16. How to accesssoftware
  17. 17. How educators access the software Look for the green ‘DreamSpark for Academic Institutions’ tile Find ‘access your subscription’ Click on ‘Learn more’
  18. 18. Two Methods to Access Software – via MSDN Subscription PortalOnce your institution is enrolled in DreamSpark, there are two ways to get your software. For Administrators can download software and Administrators product keys only Administrators then make them available to students via the Institution’s intranet or by burning DVDs for check-outAccess through MSDNSubscription Portal
  19. 19. Two Methods to Access Software – via ELMS WebStores For students, • ELMS is a Webstore that allows your Program faculty and Administrator to distribute user accounts for administrators students, faculty and labs, provide product keys and restrict the product catalog if required.Access through ELMS • A benefit offered by Microsoft to customers at(Electronic License no cost via our partner Kivuto (formerly knownManagement System)* as E-academy).WebStores*Important Note:When choosing to activate DreamSpark through the ELMS WebStore, the Administrator must create an MSDNSubscription Portal account. This is required to get access to certain products and keys for lab installations, likeWindows.
  20. 20. How to look for your school’s DreamSpark WebStore 1. Find the Search Box in lower right corner of web page 2. Enter your institution’s name
  21. 21. Search and find1. Find the search result matching your institution2. Click the ‘go’ arrow 2.3. Your school & subscription level will appear4. Click ‘Visit the WebStore’ 4.
  22. 22. Browse the catalog of software in the WebStore1. Sign In with your Webstore user name and password (provided by your WebStore Program Administrator). This is separate from a dreamspark.com account.2. If you don’t have a WebStore account, you can request one
  23. 23. Student Access to the DreamSpark WebStore ELMS WebStores are the recommended way to deploy software to students and faculty.ELMS URLS can be hard toremember. For students to Step 1:easily access your ELMS Go to ‘More Software forWebStore, they can follow your School’ tab on thethese easy steps: Student Overview page.Step 2: Step 3:Enter the name of your Click on ‘Visit theschool in the Search box. WebStore.’
  24. 24. Frequently askedquestions
  25. 25. FAQsWhat are the benefits of joining the DreamSpark Program?1. As a member, institutions, labs, its faculty and students may install the software on their personal computers. However, DreamSpark is much more than simply a software subscription. Membership includes: DreamSpark software subscription that includes Microsoft platform, server and developer tools software as well as betas, new releases and tech support.2. Special license rights allowing a department to install DreamSpark software on any number of departmental lab machines for instructional and research purposes.3. The ability for students taking at least one credit course offered by the member department to install the software on their personal machines for use in coursework and personal development projects.4. Instant online access to all DreamSpark content.5. No-charge access to Kivuto Solutions Inc.’s Electronic License Management System (ELMS) for automated distribution of software and product keys to eligible users via the Web.Can students keep these tools after they graduate?Yes. This license is perpetual and non-transferable. You don’t have to uninstall the tools.How can I determine if my institution is already a part of the DreamSpark program?Go to the Subscription Access page and enter your institution’s name in the “find your academic institution” textbox. If your schoolor institution does not appear in the search, your institution is not currently a member of the DreamSpark program.What languages is DreamSpark available in?DreamSpark is available in: Dutch, English, Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese, Portuguese Brazilian , Russian, Korean, Japanese,Traditional Chinese and Simplified Chinese.For more answers please visit our FAQ page on DreamSpark.com.
  26. 26. Resources
  27. 27. Resources for New SubscribersSoftware Deployment:New Software Deployment guide for institutions, www.dreamspark.com/Institution/Software-Deployment-Guide-en-us.pdf,detailing step by step how administrators can provide software access to students, faculty and labs via MSDN SubscriberPortal and ELMS WebStores (available in more languages on https://www.dreamspark.com/institution/subscription.aspx onthe language versions of the site.)ELMS overview: www.dreamspark.com/Institution/ELMS-Overview.aspxLicensing and Usage:DreamSpark Standard usage guidelines: www.dreamspark.com/Institution/DS-Usage-Guidelines.aspxDreamSpark Premium usage guidelines: www.dreamspark.com/Institution/DSP-Usage-Guidelines.aspxDreamSpark Standard License Agreement: www.dreamspark.com/Institution/DS-EULA.aspxDreamSpark Premium License Agreement: www.dreamspark.com/Institution/DSP-EULA.aspxSTEM definition page: www.dreamspark.com/Institution/STEM.aspxSupport:DreamSpark subscription support: www.dreamspark.com/Institution/Support.aspxELMS WebStores support: dreamspark@kivuto.comFAQs:https://www.dreamspark.com/Support/FAQ/Default.aspx (click on Educator tile)