Getting the Crowd up to the Cloud

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Shows a pratical way to use SkyDrive from WindowsLive in the classroom. You can administer tests and collect homework on line.

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  • Hello I am Steve Healton. I come from California which is the Granola capital of the world. We have all the flakes fruits and nuts. And of course you have to make sure you have all these initials behind your name.
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  • I am Steve Healton from Summit Career College in Southern California. Like here in Florida we had winter for about two days in December. This is some of my background and I play this intro because I’m not on the air now, and this is a good excuse to here it again.
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  • Getting the Crowd up to the Cloud

    1. 1. Getting The Crowd To The Cloud<br />By Steve Healton AA, BS, MCP, MCSE, CCNA, UFO, OMG<br />
    2. 2. What is this?<br />ZERO<br />AA<br />BS<br />PHD<br />
    3. 3. Introducing Steve Healton<br />
    4. 4. Getting the Crowd Up to the Cloud<br />Or How to entice people to<br />work smarter and not harder<br />
    5. 5. You need something to handle the cloud.<br />Ronco’s New<br />Cloud Manager<br />
    6. 6. It slices, it dices the cloud, but wait there’s more<br />S.A.S. <br />Software As Service<br />Getting people/students to the cloud<br />Organize the use of the cloud in the classroom.<br />
    7. 7. Microsoft fuels the cloud - 70% of Microsoft staff doing cloud-related activities<br />Steve Balmer at University of Washington<br />
    8. 8. What this generation expects & demands from education<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7_zzPBbXjWs<br />
    9. 9. Using the cloud in the classroom<br />
    10. 10. Cool tools<br />http://www.slideshare.net/<br />http://www.ustream.tv/<br />http://www.microsoft.com/AutoCollage <br />http://www.wordle.net/<br />http://www.smilebox.com/<br />http://www.photosynth.net <br />http://windowslive.com/Desktop/Writer<br />http://wordpress.com/<br />http://bighugelabs.com/motivator.php<br />http://www.thesurrealist.co.uk/slogan.cgi<br />
    11. 11. Using SKYDRIVE in the Classroom<br />
    12. 12. SKYDRIVE IN THE CLASSROOM CAN PROVIDE…<br />
    13. 13. Advantages of the Cloud in the Classroom<br />The network is the computer – Sun<br />Internet 2.0<br />SAM = Great<br />Get SAM if you can<br />SKYDRIVE Works Well<br />
    14. 14. Advantages of the Cloud in the Classroom<br />PAPERLESS WORK<br />Save Money<br />Save paper: Could be up to $300 a year<br />Paperless tests<br />Turn in homework on line<br />COMMUNICATIONS<br />Share information on line<br />Communicate with students in real time – Anytime<br />Share Videos & web links to enhance learning<br />Give students additional learning aids on the fly<br />
    15. 15. Advantages of the Cloud in the Classroom<br />ASSINGMENTS<br />Students can turn in Homework anytime from anywhere<br />Turned in assignments are DATE STAMPED<br />File names organize assignments<br />Assign Homework when students are absent<br />TESTS<br />Don’t have to hand out paper<br />Change tests minutes before you give them<br />Each student gets a different test<br />Tests are self correcting<br />Tests gives information why the student got the wrong answer<br />
    16. 16. You could be here, checking homework that was turned in.<br />YOU<br />
    17. 17. Windowslive.com to get a Skydrive<br />
    18. 18. How to Use SkyDrive in the Classroom<br />Students SkyDrive<br />Students Computer<br />Departments SkyDrive<br />Instructors <br />Computer<br />
    19. 19. Create TWO SkyDrives<br />Students<br />Departments<br />Not in the teachers name, but your department.<br />A departments SkyDrive allows all teachers to use it.<br />Allows a substitute (if they know how) to completely take over<br />
    20. 20. Add student to Hotmail Contact List<br />Have student add Departments ID to their Hotmail Contact List<br />
    21. 21. Setting up SkyDrive<br />Create File Folders<br /><ul><li>For all Students
    22. 22. For individual class
    23. 23. For Each student
    24. 24. For Tests</li></li></ul><li>Setup SkyDrive Files<br /><ul><li>All Students
    25. 25. One for each student
    26. 26. Group by file name
    27. 27. HW = Home Work
    28. 28. Then by Class Aft = Afternoon
    29. 29. Then Students name
    30. 30. Suggest last name first
    31. 31. Link Student ID to file
    32. 32. Set share options on file
    33. 33. Only the student and you can get to this file.</li></li></ul><li>Student saves files by Class name first then chapter then what assignment it is.Self files for the instructorStudents can see if they turned in the assignment<br />
    34. 34. TESTS on Skydrive. Using<br />
    35. 35. Create the file for SkyDrive<br />
    36. 36. Set up Scramble and Number of Questions<br />You can set it up with higher security, <br />Even what time to take it and passwords<br />However it will not set up quantity<br />of questions.<br />
    37. 37. When the LAN test is done.Students have to print the test to turn it in<br />
    38. 38. HTML Test will mail to the instructor<br />
    39. 39. Mapping to SkyDrive with XP<br />http://skydrivesimpleviewer.codeplex.com/<br />Unzip DumpUlrs.exe<br />Open up a command window<br />
    40. 40. Map Network Drive – Online Storage<br />
    41. 41. Use SkyDrive<br />Microsoft Office 2010 Save directly to SkyDrive<br />Links Students and Instructors<br />Saves the instructor time<br />Distributing tests<br />Grading tests<br />What Homework has been turned in.<br />What students expect from the modern teacher<br />Grade from home with out taking a ton of paperwork<br />Grade while camping<br />
    42. 42. Look smart maybe get A raise<br />

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