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Sun Academic Initiative 092408

  1. 1. Getting Started with Sun Academic Initiative: Orientation Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2008 1
  2. 2. INTRODUCTIONS UNIVERSITIES Di Mathis Client Delivery Executive COLLEGES Global Customer Services Sun Microsystems HIGH SCHOOLS Chris McDonald Channel Development Spec. STUDENTS Global Customer Services Sun Microsystems PROFESSORS Tzietzel Anselmo-Ramos Program Manager TEACHERS Edu Strategic Programs Sun Microsystems Sun Academic Initiative (SAI) 032008 Sun Microsystems, Inc. 2
  3. 3. AGENDA 1 Benefits of Sun Academic Initiative Program 2 Life as a Sun Academic Initiative (SAI) Participant - Web courses – SAI Learning Connection - ePractice Exams - Discount Vouchers for Certification Exams - Instructor Led Training (ILTs) 3 How to Register to SAI Learning Connection 4 Sun Campus Ambassador Program 5 Problems? We have solutions. Sun Academic Initiative (SAI) 032008 Sun Microsystems, Inc. 3
  4. 4. Benefits of the SAI Program • As a Sun Academic Initiative (SAI) Program participant, you will receive the following: * Free access to an extensive portfolio of Web-based courses through Sun Learning Connection * Free Web-based ePractice Certification Exams * Discount for Certification Exams Sun Academic Initiative (SAI) 032008 Sun Microsystems, Inc. 4
  5. 5. Life as a SAI Participant: SAI Learning Connection – students, faculty and staff's have access to FREE web courses • It requires users to Self Register – so the user creates their own username and password to access the system • It provides self-paced courses on Java, Solaris and other Sun Technologies. • Get familiar with the SAILC features, they’re doorways to learning: FEATURES Catalog: Shows all available learning events SEARCH-and-LEARN : lets you search the SAILC catalog for learning events. My Plan: Contains links to learning events that have you’ve added to your formal learning plan. My Report: Contains information regarding the number of courses you have started and completed. Live Help: 24x7 immediate access to technical support SAI News: The scrolling list displays links to various topics relating to news and learning events. Sun Academic Initiative (SAI) 032008 Sun Microsystems, Inc. 5
  6. 6. Life as a SAI Participant: ePractice Certification Exam • As a Sun Academic Initiative (SAI) Program participant, you will have access to ePractice Certification Exams via SAI Learning Connection (SAILC) to prepare for Sun Certification. • These no-cost web based practice exams will acquaint your students, faculty and staff with the format of the exams and its questions. • The practice exams includes sample test questions, the correct answers with explanations, and provides the test taker suggestions for future study. • They’re available 24 hours a day. Sun Academic Initiative (SAI) 032008 Sun Microsystems, Inc. 6
  7. 7. Life as a SAI Participant: Discount Vouchers for Certification Exam The Ultimate goal of the SAI program is TO HELP students,faculty and staff GET SUN CERTIFIED! As a SAI participant, you can avail of the discount voucher for Certification Exam. This discount voucher will allow you to take the Sun Certification Exam at a discount rate- an exam that normally cost $300 for professionals – as a SAI Participant they are only $60 in the US and $40 in Latin America and Asia (dependent on currency exchange) Access to the Discount Voucher for Certification Exam is through the SAI Learning Connection system. Sun Academic Initiative (SAI) 032008 Sun Microsystems, Inc. 7
  8. 8. Life as a SAI Participant: Instructor Led Training (ILT)** • If your institution applied and got accepted to be an SAI-ILT participant, you not only have access to SAI Learning Connection (SAILC web courses) but you also have access to Sun's Partner Exchange (SPE) website in order to avail of instructor led training materials such as presentations, overheads,and order instructor guides and students guides at cost. **Note: The data on this slide applies to schools/colleges only – not individual students **Note: SAI-ILT has additional legal agreements requirements – please visit the SAI website for more detail: http://www.sun.com/solutions/landing/industry/education/sai/index.xml Sun Academic Initiative (SAI) 032008 Sun Microsystems, Inc. 8
  9. 9. How to Register to SAI LC The Sun Academic Initiative Program's learning management system called SAI Learning Connection (SAILC) is located at: https://sailearningconnection.skillport.com SAI LC provides access to Sun's technology Web Courses such as Java, Solaris and StarOffice. Sun Academic Initiative (SAI) 032008 Sun Microsystems, Inc. 9
  10. 10. Step 1: Select Register • As a new SAI Participant, you will need to REGISTER first in order to use the SAI Learning Connection. • At the Login Page – Select 'REGISTER' Sun Academic Initiative (SAI) 032008 Sun Microsystems, Inc. 10
  11. 11. Parts of the Registration Page A. The Privacy Information B. The Registration FORM Your Program Name and ID gives you access rights to register into the SAI LC Sun Academic Initiative (SAI) 032008 Sun Microsystems, Inc. 11
  12. 12. Parts of the Registration Page C. Additional Services D. The Citizenship Question – US Export Compliance Sun Academic Initiative (SAI) 032008 Sun Microsystems, Inc. 12
  13. 13. Your SAI-Program Name and ID Program Name: SAI-US Program ID: z5c4gf20 Common Mistake: SAI Program Name and ID IS NOT the username and password to access SAI Learning Connection Your SAI Program Name and ID gives you access rights to register into the SAI Learning Connection SAI Program Name and ID are needed for: • SAI LC Registration • Access to SAI Discount Voucher Certification Exam, • Sending Inquiry/Questions Email to SAI Team Sun Academic Initiative (SAI) 032008 Sun Microsystems, Inc. 13
  14. 14. Step 2: Complete Registration Form A. Enter Your desired Username and Password B. Enter your First and Last Name and Email Address C. Select your SAI Program Name and Enter your SAI Program Name ID D. Enter the FULL Name of your Institution not just acronyms. Ex: University of California, Berkeley – UCB E. Select your profession F. Enter your City and ADD the word 'ARC' ex: BOSTON-ARC Boston-ARC G. Enter your State H. Select your country and language Sun Academic Initiative (SAI) 032008 Sun Microsystems, Inc. 14
  15. 15. Step 3: Select Other Services A. If needed - Select the box for Web Accessibility B. Select the box to Join the Sun Developer Network C. Select the box to join the Sun Learning Link Program Sun Academic Initiative (SAI) 032008 Sun Microsystems, Inc. 15
  16. 16. Step 4: Citizenship Read the Citizenship paragraphs carefully and select the appropriate response. Sun Academic Initiative (SAI) 032008 Sun Microsystems, Inc. 16
  17. 17. Step 5: Select 'SUBMIT' Be sure you have completed the form correctly. If you are satisfied with your completed form, Select ' Submit' at the bottom of the page Congratulations! You have successfully registered into the Sun Academic Initiative (SAI) Learning Connection! Now that you completed the registration process, the next time you log on, you can use your username and password. Sun Academic Initiative (SAI) 032008 Sun Microsystems, Inc. 17
  18. 18. Your SAI Learning Connection Home Page Sun Academic Initiative (SAI) 032008 Sun Microsystems, Inc. 18
  19. 19. Go! Now that you've learned about SAI and have received your SAI-Program Name and ID – GO and SPREAD the WORD! GO! Register everyone into the SAILC, to enroll and start the knowledge adventure into Sun's Technologies. Remember: • Enjoy, PARTICIPATE AND SHARE YOUR KNOWLEDGE about the SUN ACADEMIC INITIATIVE (SAI) PROGRAM! Sun Academic Initiative (SAI) 032008 Sun Microsystems, Inc. 19
  20. 20. Problems? We have Solutions! Problem: I went to:https://sailearningconnection.sun.com and logged in with my username/password but nothing happened. Solution: Go to your Browser Preferences and allow-pop ups. Problem: What's my Program Name and ID? Solution: Send an email to Contact_SAI@sun.com with the following information: Your institution's name: Country location: SAI-Program Name/ID: Do not know Problem: Sun Academic Initiative (SAI) 032008 Sun Microsystems, Inc. 20
  21. 21. Problems? We have Solutions! Problem: I'm a professor and I want administrative access to SAI Learning Connection Solution: Due to program logistics, Administrative access to SAILC is internal. If you require some data information regarding your school or program please send an email to Contact_SAI@sun.com with the following information: Your institution's name: Country location: SAI-Program Name/ID: Problem/ Request: Request for data for administrative purposes Sun Academic Initiative (SAI) 032008 Sun Microsystems, Inc. 21
  22. 22. Opportunity Sun Campus Ambassadors • Campus ambassadors are Sun Microsystems interns who build a Sun community on their school or university campus. They learn all about the latest Sun open-source technologies and share that knowledge with fellow students. This includes activities such as starting a Sun user group on campus, demonstrating Sun technology to fellow students, promoting Sun events and contests, and blogging. • Campus ambassadors work five hours each week to bring cutting-edge technology to fellow students, professors, and researchers -- and they get top pay to do it. • For more info and to check out Campus Ambassador job openings: www.sun.com/ambassadors Sun Academic Initiative (SAI) 032008 Sun Microsystems, Inc. 22

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