Cloud Computing & Google Docs<br />Lynn McCormick for<br />Librarian to Librarian Networking Summit<br />Image credit: htt...
Today’s Agenda<br /><ul><li>A little perspective
What is cloud computing?
Impact on education
Hands - on activities</li></li></ul><li>A little perspective<br />In September 1956 IBM launched the 305 RAMAC, the first ...
1960’s<br />IBM 1311 disk storage drive <br /> image credit: http://www.darkroastedblend.com/2006/12/compare-these-hard-dr...
1970’s<br />IBM 3310 direct access storage (64 MB per unit)<br />Image credit: http://www.darkroastedblend.com/2006/12/com...
1980’s<br />Things in 1985 looked a little better.<br />Image credit: http://www.darkroastedblend.com/2006/12/compare-thes...
1990’s +<br />Image credit: http://www.darkroastedblend.com/2006/12/compare-these-hard-drives.html<br />
Present Time<br /> image credit:  http://www.sis.pitt.edu/~gray/LIS2600/references/MS_cloudComputing.htm<br />
What is Cloud Computing?<br /><ul><li>Cloud computing is still an evolving paradigm.
Its definitions, use cases, underlying technologies, issues, risks, and benefits will be refined in a spirited debate by t...
Cloud Computing: a definition<br />	Cloud computing is a model for enabling convenient, on-demand network access to a shar...
Service Layers of Cloud Computing<br />Top Layer: Software as a Service (SaaS) - Google Apps<br />Middle Layer: Platform a...
http://www.slideshare.net/toryharis/cloud-computing-integration-introduction?from=email&type=share_slideshow&subtype=slide...
Google Docs<br /><ul><li>Allows access anywhere there is an Internet connectivity
Eliminates the need to carry a flashdrive
Allows the ability to post to the web instantly
Allows the ability to collaborate with others – while maintaing only one copy of the document
Downloads to MS Word.</li></li></ul><li>Using Forms in Google Docs<br />Use as a survey instrument<br />Use as an assessme...
Google Presentations<br /><ul><li>Compatible anywhere there is web access</li></ul>This eliminates software compatibility ...
Will download to MS PowerPoint</li></li></ul><li>IGoogle<br />
What questions do you have?<br />
Your traveling companion<br />Help to propel each other along the way.<br />
The Google account: Your keys to the cloud kingdom<br />Go to: www.gmail.com and create your account<br />
Check availability of your login nameWrite down your username & password<br />
Show me my account<br />
Click on Documents<br />
Click on “Create new” then “Document”<br />
Create and share a document1. Find a recipe (chili?)2. Cut and paste it into your document.3. Save 4. Select Share – publi...
View as webpage<br />
Exploring Further<br />Go back into your original document.<br />Use the toolbar to change font size, italicize, and highl...
Collaboration<br />Select      Share- Invite people<br />
Collaboration<br />Type in email address of your partner and my email address : lynnmcco@gmail.com<br />Select Send<br />O...
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  1. 1. Cloud Computing & Google Docs<br />Lynn McCormick for<br />Librarian to Librarian Networking Summit<br />Image credit: http://www.gemma-robinson.co.uk/newwork.htm<br />
  2. 2. Today’s Agenda<br /><ul><li>A little perspective
  3. 3. What is cloud computing?
  4. 4. Impact on education
  5. 5. Hands - on activities</li></li></ul><li>A little perspective<br />In September 1956 IBM launched the 305 RAMAC, the first computer with a hard disk drive (HDD). The HDD weighed over a ton and stored 5MB of data....<br />credit: http://www.darkroastedblend.com/2006/12/compare-these-hard-drives.html<br />
  6. 6. 1960’s<br />IBM 1311 disk storage drive <br /> image credit: http://www.darkroastedblend.com/2006/12/compare-these-hard-drives.html<br />
  7. 7. 1970’s<br />IBM 3310 direct access storage (64 MB per unit)<br />Image credit: http://www.darkroastedblend.com/2006/12/compare-these-hard-drives.html<br />
  8. 8. 1980’s<br />Things in 1985 looked a little better.<br />Image credit: http://www.darkroastedblend.com/2006/12/compare-these-hard-drives.html<br />
  9. 9. 1990’s +<br />Image credit: http://www.darkroastedblend.com/2006/12/compare-these-hard-drives.html<br />
  10. 10. Present Time<br /> image credit: http://www.sis.pitt.edu/~gray/LIS2600/references/MS_cloudComputing.htm<br />
  11. 11. What is Cloud Computing?<br /><ul><li>Cloud computing is still an evolving paradigm.
  12. 12. Its definitions, use cases, underlying technologies, issues, risks, and benefits will be refined in a spirited debate by the public and private sectors. </li></ul>Credit: http://csrc.nist.gov/groups/SNS/cloud-computing/<br />
  13. 13. Cloud Computing: a definition<br /> Cloud computing is a model for enabling convenient, on-demand network access to a shared pool of configurable computing resources (e.g., networks, servers, storage, applications, and services) that can be rapidly provisioned and released with minimal management effort or service provider interaction. (National Institute for Standards & Technology)<br />Credit: http://csrc.nist.gov/groups/SNS/cloud-computing/<br />
  14. 14. Service Layers of Cloud Computing<br />Top Layer: Software as a Service (SaaS) - Google Apps<br />Middle Layer: Platform as a Service (PaaS) –<br />Web Server and the programming environment.<br />Lowest Layer: Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) – Means of delivering basic storage an computing capabilities as standardized services. The pooling of servers, storage systems, switches, and routers.<br />Credit: https://slx.sun.com/files/Cloud_Computing_Brochure_2009.pdf<br />
  15. 15. http://www.slideshare.net/toryharis/cloud-computing-integration-introduction?from=email&type=share_slideshow&subtype=slideshow<br />Inside a Cloud<br />Software as a Service (SaaS)<br />Corporate Email<br />CRM, ERP, HR<br />Business Processes<br />The Cloud Platform<br />Platform as aService (PaaS)<br />Java Runtime<br />Web 2.0 Runtime<br />LAMP / WAMP<br />Software Platform<br />Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)<br />Virtual Servers<br />Virtual Storage<br />Network Routers<br />Virtualized CPUs and Storage<br />Physical Servers<br />Physical Servers across the Globe<br />
  16. 16. Google Docs<br /><ul><li>Allows access anywhere there is an Internet connectivity
  17. 17. Eliminates the need to carry a flashdrive
  18. 18. Allows the ability to post to the web instantly
  19. 19. Allows the ability to collaborate with others – while maintaing only one copy of the document
  20. 20. Downloads to MS Word.</li></li></ul><li>Using Forms in Google Docs<br />Use as a survey instrument<br />Use as an assessment instrument<br />Downloads into an Excel spreadsheet<br />
  21. 21. Google Presentations<br /><ul><li>Compatible anywhere there is web access</li></ul>This eliminates software compatibility issues<br /><ul><li>No need to carry around a thumb drive
  22. 22. Will download to MS PowerPoint</li></li></ul><li>IGoogle<br />
  23. 23. What questions do you have?<br />
  24. 24. Your traveling companion<br />Help to propel each other along the way.<br />
  25. 25. The Google account: Your keys to the cloud kingdom<br />Go to: www.gmail.com and create your account<br />
  26. 26. Check availability of your login nameWrite down your username & password<br />
  27. 27. Show me my account<br />
  28. 28. Click on Documents<br />
  29. 29. Click on “Create new” then “Document”<br />
  30. 30. Create and share a document1. Find a recipe (chili?)2. Cut and paste it into your document.3. Save 4. Select Share – publish as a webpage.<br />
  31. 31. View as webpage<br />
  32. 32. Exploring Further<br />Go back into your original document.<br />Use the toolbar to change font size, italicize, and highlight text selections.<br /> Look under File – Revision history.<br />Rename your file: File – Rename.<br />Save your file.<br />Download into MSWord: File –Download – Word.<br />
  33. 33. Collaboration<br />Select Share- Invite people<br />
  34. 34. Collaboration<br />Type in email address of your partner and my email address : lynnmcco@gmail.com<br />Select Send<br />Open your email and open your partner’s file.<br />
  35. 35. Collaboration<br />Make changes in your partner’s document and select save and close.<br />Go back to your original doc to see what changes have been made.<br />What benefits does this feature offer?<br />
  36. 36. Create and test a form/ spreadsheet<br />Create – New - Form. <br />Select and apply theme.<br />Add items.<br />Email to your partner.<br />Open your partner’s form in your email & complete.<br />Go back to your Gdocs and look at your responses.<br />
  37. 37. Create a presentation<br />Create New – Presentation<br />2. Format – Presentation Settings – Change Theme<br />3. Download as powerpoint<br />
  38. 38. Create your I-Google page<br />From Gdocs page select – web<br />2. Select Igoogle<br />3. Change theme<br />4. Add stuff (gadgets)<br />
  39. 39. How many ways can we apply Google Docs to the educational environment?<br />
  40. 40. Bon Voyage on your journey into the clouds<br />Contact me for Google apps support:<br /> Lynn McCormick<br />Email lynnmcco@gmail.com<br />http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2570/3907902690_a91d59deed.jpg<br />

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