Why Should You Use Cloud Computing For E-Learning?

Origin Learning

What is cloud computing? Cloud computing is the technology which uses the internet and central remote servers to maintain applications and data. Cloud computing allows computing to be much more efficient by centralizing data storage, processing and bandwidth at one point.

Cloud Computing Goes Mainstream Implications for the IT Security Workforce

Training Industry

As a former CIO, I have implemented and seen the significant benefits of cloud computing, both in the leverage of compute on demand via infrastructure as a service (IaaS) and platform as a service (PaaS) delivery models, and in the use of software as a service (SaaS) applications. Addressing this IT cloud security challenge is a two-fold challenge. With today’s new computing and service models, the traditional perimeter no longer exists.

What is Cloud Computing?

Jay Cross

Expo to define cloud computing. Joyent asked a few of us at Web 2.0 I can’t tell from this if we agree or disagree

Clear up the cloudiness about cloud computing

Jay Cross

Cloud computing. Some people think their credit card information and Amazon preferences are stored a mile overhead in a cumulus cloud. Just think of the cloud as a humongous computer that is connected to endless warehouses of rack-mounted servers spread around the globe. You don’t need to see inside the cloud. conference, I was among those asked “What is cloud computing?”

Internet Time Blog » What is Cloud Computing?

Jay Cross

The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning

Learnnovators

Cloud computing , while it has been around for a long time, is showing huge impact today. “In July 2010, Rackspace Hosting and NASA jointly launched an open-source cloud-software initiative known as OpenStack. I am not the kind to crystal gaze.

eLearning in ‘the Cloud’

Web Courseworks

eLearning in ‘the Cloud’: Should you go with a brand name or look deeply at the facts? Several eLearning pundits predicted that 2012 will be “the year of the cloud” for those delivering education over the Internet. While I don’t disagree that cloud computing will continue to be an important, evolving service, its use loosely as [.]. eLearning cloud computing elearning Jon Aleckson redundancy SaaS scalability the cloud virtual servers web Web Courseworks

Social Media Learning: how to integrate intellectual, working and human capital…

Origin Learning

SMAC or the social, mobile, analytics, and cloud computing power can be harnessed in evaluating social learning solutions. “Breakneck speed” is a term that can best describe the explosion of data and information in the current digitally-disruptive era.

Top 11 Disruptive E-Learning Technologies For 2013

Learnnovators

In this new multi-device-learning world that we live in, our learners spend most of their time in front of multiple screens – a computer, laptop, smart phone, tablet, etc. Wearable Computing technology is finally leading to the possibilities of Wearable Learning. CLOUD COMPUTING.

LMS Innovation: Where’s the Value?

Talented Learning

3) You speak often about the “true cloud” LMS. “ Cloud ” means different things to different people. This contrasts with what many vendors call a cloud LMS. This is very different from a “true cloud” multi-tenant system.

Adapting to Adaptive Learning

CLO Magazine

Corporations, especially large ones, increasingly recognize the potential of artificial intelligence, cloud computing, big data analysis, apps and robots, as well as augmented and virtual reality-based solutions to solve complex organizational challenges.

Google Chrome OS Announced

eLearning Cyclops

This OS is for netbooks and takes full advantage of the cloud. The success of a Chrome OS can mean a huge leap in cloud computing and hopefully more e-learning tools and apps on the cloud too. Not sure what cloud computing is?

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E-Learning Provocateur: Volume 1

E-Learning Provocateur

cloud computing. Well I have finally bitten the bullet and published a selection of my blog musings in paperback form.

For Those of Us Who Didn't Get a Google Wave Invite

eLearning Cyclops

video Social Media Google Cloud ComputingIf you did not get a Wave invite, but would like to get a peek at it, here are few videos from those that did get invites. And here is the Google Wave team on launch day.

Feds on the Cloud

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Federal agencies are utilizing cloud computing and now have an app store, Apps.gov , which provides federal agencies and their staff with cloud computing applications. This includes business apps, productivity apps, social media apps, and cloud IT services. Here is the video Apps.gov provides as an introduction to cloud computing. How will cloud computing affect education? Cloud Social Media Google Cloud Computing

E-Learning Provocateur: Volume 1

E-Learning Provocateur

cloud computing. book augmented reality blended learning cloud computing corporate social responsibility csr e-learning E-Learning Provocateur elearning employee engagement future informal learning instructional design learning styles learning theory mobile learning pedagogy religion self publishing social media virtual worldsWell I have finally bitten the bullet and published a selection of my blog musings in paperback form.

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A little while ago, I attended an executive briefing about cloud computing , hosted by SMS Management & Technology and presented by Paul Slakey , Director of Americas & Asia Pacific at Google , and Peter Coffee , Director of Platform Research at Salesforce.com.

Is your head in "the cloud"?

Integrated Learnings

So now here comes cloud computing and once again my risk flag goes up. Having my head in “the cloud” is not as risky as it appears. I use the cloud everyday. My news and information aggregator is in the cloud. My task management is in the cloud. My social connections are in the cloud. E-mail, calendar, office docs, miscellaneous file storage.all in the cloud. I’m even writing this document in the cloud! So what is the cloud?

Solidifying the TIQ Technology Stack

Trajectory IQ

Hosting Trajectory IQ runs on the largest, most reliable on-demand computing platform on the planet, Amazon Web Services. Core platform services help Trajectory IQ get to the next level When we started Trajectory IQ nearly five years ago, we were on a mission to make learning at work fun.

A summer chat about the Cloud

TalentLMS

With Cloud computing gaining a major foothold in the enterprise, millions of corporate employees are seeing the legacy intranet apps they’ve used for decades getting replaced with shiny new SaaS applications. So he says those Cloud apps are as secure as regular apps?

Cloud Apps Page Added

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Seeing cloud computing ranked as the highest keyword inspired me to add a bit more about the Cloud. So I have decided to add a cloud application page. The Cloud App page is a compilation of free cloud applications. Please feel free to recommend your favorite free cloud app and I will add it to the list. Tools Google e-Learning Cloud ComputingWhile recently reviewing my "best of" posts, I also looked at its top keywords.

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Free and Easy Chart Creation Tool

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Tools Cloud graphics e-Learning Cloud ComputingHere is a free, practical tool for creating charts. ChartGo.com provides an incredibly easy to use web-based tool for creating charts, including bar, pie, line and area charts.

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Reach for the clouds

E-Learning Provocateur

Earlier this week, Michael Bromley , Head of Online Services at Telstra Business , visited my workplace to provide me and my colleagues with an overview of cloud computing. What is cloud computing? Private clouds.

Solidifying the TIQ Technology Stack

Trajectory IQ

Hosting Trajectory IQ runs on the largest, most reliable on-demand computing platform on the planet, Amazon Web Services. Core platform services help Trajectory IQ get to the next level When we started Trajectory IQ nearly five years ago, we were on a mission to make learning at work fun.

On The Cloud

eLearning Cyclops

On occasion, I have written about the " Cloud " and have expected to use cloud computing more and more. So, it is time to reflect on how much cloud computing I do. Are there cloud apps that you would recommend? Cloud Cloud Computing

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My New Social Bookmarking Tool

eLearning Cyclops

Here are some of the tags I share the most, which are now available in Diigo: Free_e-Learning Cloud Development_tools Games Captivate SCORM I also added a Diigo widget to this bog. Cloud Social Media Misc. Cloud ComputingI have been a big fan of social bookmarking and my preferred tool for social bookmarking has been Delicious. With the initial rumor that Yahoo will be discontinuing it and now the news they may be selling it , I imported my bookmarks to Diigo.

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Quiz Maker Pro Give Away

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Assessment Tools e-Learning Cloud ComputingProProfs has been nice enough to give one of our lucky readers a free copy of Quiz Maker Pro. They created a sample quiz, which if you score 100% you will be included in our drawing for a free one year copy. Below is the link to the quiz, which will give you a good feel of what can be done with Quiz Maker in addition to moving you closer to winning your free copy for one year. How Teachers Can Use Web 2.0

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ReviewLink: Online Review Tool for Lectora

Integrated Learnings

Since ReviewLink is entirely web-based (in the cloud), both the developer and reviewers with an email invite log into the ReviewLink website, view the course, add comments with optional due dates, and respond to comments others have left. And, since ReviewLink exists in the cloud, those updates won’t require downloading and installing a patch. ReviewLink Lectora Development Tools Feedback eLearning eLearning Project Management Cloud Computingby Joseph Suarez.

Economic Times - Impact on Distance Learning

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Distance learning and a few related fields are noted as being areas where there are jobs Here are quotes from the article that pertain to distance learning, social media, cloud computing, and mobile technology. Cloud computing - technology services that can be accessed over the Internet - is another area of increasing activity. "I Distance Learning Cloud Social Media e-Learning e-Learning Jobs Cloud Computing

SAAS (Hosted) LMS and Vendor Questions

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Plus, what does being in the cloud actually mean? Argument for security internally due to data or otherwise is out-dated: Even before cloud computing, hosted LMS/LCMSs always had very tight security safeguards in place; in some cases stronger than some companies; I am unaware of one LMS/LCMS that has been hacked. Cloud Computing – Or “Being in the Cloud&#. Is Google docs cloud computing?

Public Data Explorer - Google Labs

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I will also be adding this new tool to the Cloud Apps page. Tools Cloud Google Cloud ComputingGoogle Labs recently released their Public Data Explorer. You can create charts and visualizations with public data sets. I created the examples below from data provided by the World Bank. The amount of data provided by the World Bank is impressive.

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Make a Quiz on the Cloud (ProProfs Quiz Maker)

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There is a new addition to the Free Cloud Apps page , it's ProProfs Quiz Maker. Quiz Maker is a quick and easy way to build a quiz that is hosted on the cloud. It is on the Cloud, so users have access anywhere, whether taking a quiz or building one. All in all, if you are looking to create and share simple quizzes with the benefits of doing so on the Cloud, it is worth your time. Assessment Tools Cloud e-Learning Cloud Computing

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Delicious, Take Two

eLearning Cyclops

After all, I am trying move more onto the cloud, I can have my bookmarks in one place and I can share sites that I value. Here is what I like so far: Everything can be tagged - easy to stay organized Adding a badge widget to my blog, promote sharing my bookmarks Adding a Delicious tag cloud to my site or blog (see my Delicious tag cloud below) Viewing how many people, and who, bookmarked pages. And here is my Delicious tag cloud.

Graphics on the Cloud

eLearning Cyclops

I have slowly been moving onto the cloud. I have one too many computers each with too many graphics. So, what better than to consolidate and organize on the cloud. An online photo album is nothing new and Picasa has many features you can find on other graphic tools found on the cloud, I am sure. Cloud graphics Cloud ComputingThus far, I have starting using Google Docs and Picasa Web Albums (also Google).