Lee Stott, Academic EvangelistMicrosoft <br />@lee_stott<br />
Professional-level development and design tools to students<br />http://www.dreamspark.com<br />Available world-wide<br />...
1<br />Students go to the global site and:<br />Sign-in with their LiveId<br />Click the Get Verified option<br />To begin...
Licensing<br />General<br />Perpetual rights on all downloaded products <br />Verification lasts for 12 months – users mus...
Product Distribution<br />DreamSpark hosting is simple: downloads Provided through the DreamSpark web site<br />DreamSpark...
Professional Tools help acquire Professional Skills<br />Free professional tools and eLearning helps students develop <br ...
DreamSpark eligibility and usage<br />A Student is a person enrolled in and attending courses that lead to academic credit...
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  • DreamSpark Overview

    1. 1. Lee Stott, Academic EvangelistMicrosoft <br />@lee_stott<br />
    2. 2. Professional-level development and design tools to students<br />http://www.dreamspark.com<br />Available world-wide<br />For any student at a recognized educational institution<br />Free download of Professional software<br />
    3. 3. 1<br />Students go to the global site and:<br />Sign-in with their LiveId<br />Click the Get Verified option<br />To begin verification, students have multiple options to choose from to get verified. <br />If students don’t have a verification code they will need to:<br />Search for their school and complete the verification that is associated with it<br />Contact the Support team and go through manual verification<br />1<br />2<br />3<br />2<br />3<br />
    4. 4. Licensing<br />General<br />Perpetual rights on all downloaded products <br />Verification lasts for 12 months – users must re-verify to continue downloading products <br />Usage only for academic, noncommercial usage*<br />Windows Phone Marketplace*<br />Special licensing is in place on the Phone Marketplace that allows verified students the ability to use DreamSpark product (ie: products received for free) to sell applications for a profit <br />Student can upload 100 Free Applications and a unlimited number of pay for use applications<br />EULA<br />
    5. 5. Product Distribution<br />DreamSpark hosting is simple: downloads Provided through the DreamSpark web site<br />DreamSpark web site provides verified users direct access to download products<br />Akamai hosts the files and ensure only authenticated users get access<br />
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    7. 7. Professional Tools help acquire Professional Skills<br />Free professional tools and eLearning helps students develop <br /> new skills and become knowledgeable<br />Learn windows and web developer technologies<br />Learn website design, creation, and management skills through the Expression Studio 4<br />Learn Game Development with XNA Game Studio and Windows Phone 7 XNA MarketPlace Online Academic Subscription<br />Learn database Development with SQL Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 <br />
    8. 8. DreamSpark eligibility and usage<br />A Student is a person enrolled in and attending courses that lead to academic credit or certification through an educational institution<br />DreamSpark software is restricted to non-commercial purposes of education and research.<br />
    9. 9. Questions?<br />

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