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StACC - Collaborative Research in Cloud Computing StACC (pronounced like 'stack') is a research collaboration, launched in April 2009 (Press Release) focusing on research in the important new area of cloud computing. Unique in the UK, StACC aims to become an international centre of excellence for research and teaching in cloud computing and will provide advice and information to businesses interested in using cloud-based services. Our StACC white papers are geared to providing accessible information to businesses about cloud computing. The School of Computer Science at St Andrews is providing start-up funding for StACC of more than £0.5 million which will provide research studentships, an experimental hardware facility, technical support and support for short-term experiments in cloud computing. Over the summer of 2009, we set up one of the first private clouds in the UK based on Eucalyptus open-source software. To get involved send an email to stacc$cs£st-andrews£ac£uk (replace $ with @ and £ with . to form email address). Prof.

General Website Design Social media Usos de Google Drive para profesores A partir de una cuenta de correo abierta en Gmail, cualquier profesor o alumno puede acceder a los desarrollos de GoogleDocs que recientemente, tras una serie de ampliaciones y mejoras, han pasado a integrarse en Google Drive. Se trata de una aplicación gratuita que ya es de uso diario en los centros educativos, siendo conocida por la mayoría de docentes pero que cuenta con una serie de opciones y potencialidades que deben ser exploradas con detalle. En primer lugar, contamos con la función principal de GoogleDocs, es decir, la creación e inserción de documentos en línea que pueden ser compartidos para facilitar la edición y el trabajo en grupo. En efecto, dentro de la aplicación es posible utilizar el procesador de textos para redactar directamente los documentos con la ayuda del corrector en varios idiomas. La elaboración de formularios en línea es otra de las herramientas incorporadas que el profesor puede utilizar para realizar pruebas de nivel a los alumnos.

google Apps to help K-12 and University students, teachers, and administrators manage learning and processes. Top Installs OpenClassby Pearson EducationOpenClass is a new kind of learning environment that goes beyond the LMS, stimulating social learning and the free exchange of content. It’s open to everyone, easy to use, and completely free. Lucidchart Diagramming for Educationby Lucid Software Inc.Lucidchart is an easy-to-use application for drawing flowcharts, Venn diagrams, mind maps, and other diagrams. Now students and even entire classrooms can collaborate in real time on visual projects! See all »

JISC Legal Cloud Computing and the Law Toolkit (31/08/2011) We're pleased to present our free Cloud Computing and the Law toolkit for FE and HE professionals. Whether you work in a teaching, research, management or support capacity, our aim is to help you to make confident, informed decisions about implementing cloud computing solutions in your institution. Below is a brief introduction to the toolkit presented by our Service Manager, Jason Miles-Campbell. Introduction to the JISC Legal Cloud Computing and the Law toolkit from JISC Legal on Vimeo. What’s in the toolkit? Compiled by our team of ICT law experts, the toolkit contains accessible, up-to-date information about cloud computing in an FE and HE context. · Report on Cloud Computing and the Law for UK Further and Higher Education - An Overview (Access in Word, PDF and HTML) · User Guide: Cloud Computing and the Law for IT (Access in Word, PDF and HTML) · User Guide: Cloud Computing and the Law for Senior Management and Policy Makers (Access in Word, PDF and HTML) Funding information

Picasa One account. All of Google. Sign in to continue to Picasa Web Albums Find my account Forgot password? Sign in with a different account Create account One Google Account for everything Google ShowMe Chiloé al día — Google Drive, un nuevo servicio de almacenamiento en la nube “Guarda todo. Comparte todo”. Esa es la consigna de Google Drive, el último lanzamiento del gigante de internet que promete remecer el mercado de losservicios de almacenamiento en la nube. Según indican desde su blog oficial, “Google Drive es un lugar donde usted puede crear, compartir, colaborar y mantener todas tus cosas”. Y la oferta es amplia: “Puedes subir y acceder a todos sus archivos, incluyendo vídeos, fotos, Google Docs, archivos PDF y más allá”. Con unidad de Google, usted puede: Crear y colaborar. Este nuevo servicio entrega 5 Gb de almacenamiento gratis para cada usuario, los que se pueden ampliar pagando cuotas mensuales de US$ 2,49 por 25 GB; US$ 4,99 por 100GB. ; US$ 4,99 por 1TB. ¿Y la competencia? Otros servicios son iCloud de Apple y Ubuntu One.

google OpenClass integrates seamlessly with Google Apps for Education, enabling easy setup and single sign-on and offering tools that support the automatic import of content from external sources. Users can launch OpenClass directly from within their Google Apps experience, and can access their Google applications through OpenClass. Benefits · Complete LMS functionality including scheduling, course management, and gradebook · Social learning environment with shared workspaces and familiar social features · Built for mobile with dedicated free apps for Android and iOS · OpenClass Exchange is a destination to share and discover the best educational content in the world · Open APIs/standards integration makes it easy to build and connect content · Deep integration to Gmail, Google Docs and Calendar A Vision for Education OpenClass is uniquely positioned to harness the power of Big Data.

The Downside Of Cloud Computing In Education The Downside of Cloud Computing in Education Cloud computing, in recent years, has become the focus of intense educational debates and arguments. Basically, cloud computing is one of the top products of the latest internet technology. As such, just like much of the products of the era, this technological breakthrough carries with it so much potential. However, there have been some questions about the overall effect of the technology to the educational system. In this article, we are going to talk about some arguments of some important educational and IT experts regarding their view on the total impact of cloud computing on education. According to Scheiener, the most important advantage of the cloud computing in the field of education is the fact that educational institutions can save a great deal of monetary resources with it. Cloud computing needs a constant and fast internet connection. Well, how serious is this threat? By Cenon Gaytos

Pictures, video and audio Online classroom communities 4 Ways to Use Google Drive Edit Article Four Parts:SetupDocumentsFilesOther CapabilitiesQuestions and Answers When Google Drive first launched, it served as a place to store your files in the cloud so that they could be accessed anywhere. As Drive has evolved, it has assimilated the roles of Google Docs and now serves as the hub for all Google document creation and office tools. You can even install apps into Drive to expand its functionality even further. Ad Steps Part 1 Setup <img alt="Image titled Use Google Drive Step 1" src=" width="728" height="546" class="whcdn">1Sign into the Google Drive website with your Google account. Part 2 Documents Part 3 Files Part 4 Other Capabilities Google Drive Tips and Tricks Tips Read the Google Drive online safety tips to ensure you're keeping your information safe. Warnings

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