Cloud Computing for Education & Cloud Learning

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Cloud Computing for Education &
Cloud Learning

Minjuan

Wang to BT Research
Center (Abu Dhabi)

Educational Technology

San Diego State University


belleminjuan@gmail.com

Special Thanks to:

Shelly Chen

YiFeng

Zhang

Xinglong

Zhao


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Contents

Key Features

1

2

3

Cases & Samples

4

Overview & History

Cloud Computing For Education

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Cloud Computing


What is “Cloud Computing”? How it
works? and Why we use it?



Cloud computing is location
-
independent
computing, whereby shared servers
provide resources, software, and data to
computers and other devices on demand,
as with the electricity grid.


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History &
Overview

Cloud

Computing

Grid

Computing

Parallel

Computing

Distributed

Computing




Ubiquitous
Computing

Mobil
phon
e

Web
2.0
-
enabled
PCs,
TVs, etc.

Busines
ses,
from
startups
to
enterpri
ses

P
D
A

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Key Features

Reliability

Multi
-
tenancy

Agility

Security

Scalability

Cost & Device

Electronic Recycling

Application Programming Interface

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Cloud Education


Cloud education is the new buzz concept
in education and the business world.




The heart of cloud computing is the flexibility it
offers to create, share, save and collaborate from
anywhere, at anytime and at any pace. Will cloud
computing transform education and the business
world?


Many institutions have already embraced the
concept of cloud computing to create flexible
educational environments and business to
harness global opportuities.

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Cloud Education

Distance Learning

Electronic Learning

Mobile Learning

Ubiquitous
Learning

Infrastructure Cloud

Platform & Database Cloud

Application & Service Cloud

Cloud

Education

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Deployment Models

TYPES: Cloud Computing for Education

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Cloud Learning

»
A

shared pool of learning courses, digital assets and resources are
provided to learners and instructors, via computers and other
devices on
-
demand, similar to a public utility
-

you can plug into it
from anywhere

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Characteristics


Storage & Share


The learning outcomes and resources can be stored in the
“Cloud”, which provides approximately unlimited capacity.


Documents can be common edited and shared on the
“Cloud”. Most widespread are GoogleDocs, Live Skydrive
and the Office Live.

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Characteristics (2)


Universal Accessibility


In advantage of cloud computing, Learners just need access
to the Internet instead of any books or materials.


Cloud Learning also make cheap access terminal possible,
because software, application and data is run in the Cloud
servers. That will benefit the developing region greatly.

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Characteristics (3)


Collaborative Interaction


Learners can cooperate anywhere in the “Cloud”. Specially,
learners study, experiment, explore issues, complete tasks
and offer & request assistance.


Knowledge can be fully utilized through interaction.

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Characteristics (4)


Learner
Centered


Cloud Learning is people
-
oriented, which meets individual
needs of learners.


Learners in the “Cloud” select suitable resources and record
individual learning outcomes and specific process.

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Cloud learning service application
-
External
application (1)


Cloud
-
based unified content delivery platform


Unified management in cloudy


Portal websites


Content examination


Security services



Cloud
-
based unified interactive family
-
school
platform


Unified communication, registration and storage


Keeping Track of Student

Homework


Live video and audio


Score delivery

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Cloud learning service application
-
External
application (2)



Cloud
-
based lifelong
learning platform


Learning e
-
portfolio


Educational resources
integration


Credit identification
and bank


Enterprise training

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Cases & Samples

IBM

Amazon

Google

Microsoft

Blue Cloud:


15 Nov 2007, IBM
wants some of that
Web 2.0 mojo. That is
what is behind its
announcement

today of Blue Cloud, a
set of “cloud
computing” offerings
that will be available
to its corporate
customers in the first
quarter of 2008.



EC2:


Amazon Elastic
Compute Cloud


EC2 allows users
to rent virtual
computers on
which to run their
own
computer
applications
.

App Engine:


Offers users the
ability to build and
host web
applications on
Google's

infrastructure.

Windows Azure
:


The Windows Azure
platform is a flexible
cloud computing
pleatform that lets you
focus on solving
business problems and
addressing customer
needs.

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Google Cloud User Centric


Data stored in the “Cloud”


Data follows you & your devices


Data accessible anywhere


Data can be shared with others

music

preferences

maps

news

contacts

messages

mailing lists

photo

e
-
mails

calendar

phone numbers

investments

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Watch a Video of Cloud Learning

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Thank you for attending!