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Virtual Faculty Summit - Student Thought Leaders Know The Cloud

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As an instructor you are faced with the challenge of preparing your students to be thought leaders when they graduate in 1-5 years. You need to be aware of the disruptive technologies that are shaping the workplace, such as the Cloud. Integrate cloud computing concepts into your existing courses and prepare your students accordingly. In this session you will learn about Microsoft's cloud platform, Windows Azure, and the resources available to you as an instructor to leverage Windows Azure.

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Virtual Faculty Summit - Student Thought Leaders Know The Cloud

  1. 1. Faculty Summit Student Thought Leaders KNOW the Cloud
  2. 2. Jonathan Rozenblitjonathan. @jrozenblit Developer Advisorrozenblit@ Microsoft Canadamicrosoft.com Focused on Cloud/Professional Developer Host: D³: LIVE & INTERACTIVE,ca.linked.in/ jrozenblit.ca TechDays TV, and the AlignITin/jrozenblit Manager Tech Talk. Moderator: Canadian Developer Connection on LinkedIn
  3. 3. Cloud’s Importance TodayCompanies are learning Some say “the Cloud isjust how much the Cloud coming”can impact bottom lineand . THE CLOUD IS HERE THE CLOUD IS MATURING FAST
  4. 4. Cloud’s Importance Moving ForwardCompanies are looking Entering the workforce,Companies are expecting Students will need to have:People who know the Cloud Cloud knowledge Development Architecture Cloud experience
  5. 5. Growing CloudThought Leaders
  6. 6. It starts in theclassrom
  7. 7. Teaching Resources• Curricula Resources Course work, code, and labs for classroom use: o Windows Azure o Windows Phone + Windows Azure
  8. 8. Teaching Resources• Faculty Connection Resource Kithttp://aka.ms/cloudreskit
  9. 9. Teaching Resources• Windows Azure Training Kit Content, demos, hands-on labshttp://aka.ms/azuretrainingkit
  10. 10. Educator Grants• Microsoft provides grants for educators wanting to use Windows Azure platform in their curricula.• Grants facilitated through Windows Azure Academic Passes, which provide resources for a period of 5 months from the date of redemption.http://aka.ms/azureforedu
  11. 11. Recommendations• Dedicated course• Existing course o 3-4 week segment – content and labs o 1 time “workshop” – tour and lab
  12. 12. Continues outsidethe classroom
  13. 13. Outside the ClassroomOn Campus Local User Online Learning Social MediaEvents Groups Canadian Developer Twitter Connection @cdnazure blogs.msdn.com/cdndevs LinkedInLocal MSDN TechDays Online linkd.in/CdnDevsEvents techdays.ca eNews MSDN Facebook msdn.microsoft.com facebook.com/windowsazure
  14. 14. We can help
  15. 15. Jonathan Rozenblitjonathan. @jrozenblit Developer Advisorrozenblit@ Microsoft Canadamicrosoft.com Focused on Cloud/Professional Developer Host: D³: LIVE & INTERACTIVE,ca.linked.in/ jrozenblit.ca TechDays TV, and the AlignITin/jrozenblit Manager Tech Talk. Moderator: Canadian Developer Connection on LinkedIn

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