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Faculty Connection Brochure

  1. 1. Faculty Connection TEACH WHAT THEY CRAVE Cloud Computing—Introduce educating students to and educate them in the new computing paradigm using the Windows Azure platform for the next development, labs, and projects; take advantage of free and long- term access to top cloud resources. generation http://aka.ms/tioxvb Game Development—The next great games are in your students’ minds. Teach programming using games. Find free courses, tools, XNA Game Studio software, and even code examples here: http://aka.ms/tjhcpn Operating Systems—Everything you need to teach and of innovators experiment with an innovative and industry-leading OS that differs significantly from the limited UNIX-like systems available for study today, including presentations, tutorials, projects, videos, and hands-on labs with Windows Kernel source code. www.microsoft.com/windowsacademic Find tools and resources in one place Phone Application Development—Teach the fundamental concepts and design guidelines of mobile computing using top professional developer tools and comprehensive training resources. Inspire students to create apps for Windows Phone. http://aka.ms/xc5wy3microsoft.com/facultyQuestions? Please email: fchelp@microsoft.com
  2. 2. microsoft.com/facultyprepare your students for the real worldTHE NEXT GENERATION OFDEVELOPERS BEGINS WITH YOUFaculty Connection is your onlineresource for teaching technologyconcepts using Microsofttechnologies. We provide relevantand applicable tools—from syllabito lecture materials and from videosto labs and assignments aligned to PUT A COURSEACM Knowledge Areas. TOGETHER—FASTIt’s all here to help make your Our Resource Kits can easily assist youclassroom more engaging and your in developing course materials. Findstudents more successful. links to curriculum materials and rich resources such as presentations, labs, exercises, software tools, research talks, source code, and more. http://aka.ms/xpnzrh CURRICULUM FIND IT ALL IN ONE PLACE Windows Azure offers Educator Grants RESOURCE AREAS Faculty Connection is where you will for faculty looking to use the Microsoft find Microsoft resources, programs, and Windows Azure platform and SQL Azure • Cloud Computing grants relevant to technology educators. in their curricula. These five-month FACULTY CONNECTION Assembled here are events and offers Educator Grants may be requested NEWSLETTER • Phone Development to develop and teach curricula and to from Microsoft Learning, Microsoft • Embedded Systems and enable leading-edge student projects. Research, and other Microsoft product Each month, the Faculty Devices http://aka.ms/owppyl groups to help maximize Microsoft Connection newsletter • Information technology learning in the classroom. The Imagine Cup technology reports interesting Microsoft Management (DB) Some examples are: competition is a great way to enhance developments to computer • CRM & ERP project learning by empowering science educators. Discover DreamSpark offers no-cost access to • Net-Centric Computing students to use their creativity to change the newest and most popular Microsoft professional-level developer, the world. Resources are available to curricula and be invited to • Operating Systems designer, and gaming software, giving help students work in teams, present connect with Microsoft experts educators the resources to ensure that • Programming their ideas, and make professional at Microsoft and industry events. their classrooms and labs have the latest • Security technologies to engage students in new connections. www.imaginecup.com Register now • Software Engineering ways. www.dreamspark.com http://aka.ms/ehoqpkmicrosoft.com/faculty