Teaching with Cloud & Flash Computing

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Teaching with Cloud & Flash Computing. CALI conference June 2009, Boulder, CO Prof. Bill Mateikis & Lib. Michael Samson WSU Law School & Law Library. Cloud Computing. data & apps reside on Internet; access via browser (Google, LIVE) - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Teaching with Cloud & Flash ComputingCALI conference June 2009, Boulder, COProf. Bill Mateikis & Lib. Michael Samson WSU Law School & Law LibraryCloud Computingdata & apps reside on Internet; access via browser (Google, LIVE)network of thousands of computers that worktogether as a supercomputer (SETI project)web based OS (G.ho.st)Why Google SaaS ?Applications match desktop performanceBackup /storageConvenience/Easy/FlexibilityContinuity (provider)Convert & translate filesFree/Open Source Integrated Products & GadgetsLabs (new technologies)Share & collaborateSpam & virus controlWhy flash & PortableApps.com ?Applications (plenty)Back-up (PortableApps)Back-up,Encryption,Synchronization(Toucan)FREE (Suite & Platform)Firefox extensions (4 cloud computing)Languages (37)Off-line accessOpenOffice suiteOpen source (ALL PortableApps)Portability (USB, iPod, Hard Drive)Security (ClamWin)Customized labor law awarenessCloud computing (Google products & gadgets)HTML pagePortable Applications (USB)Sage Reader, Google Firefox extensions, law library faculty portalTwen course with push technologyWestlaw Watch (Modules, Clips, SSM)Westlaw search pageWSU catalog page (Innovative)Cloud Computing - Google ReaderHTML page (e-Resources, scripts)PortableApps.com (USB)Twen courseWestlaw WatchWestlaw customized search pageWSU catalog page (Innovative)IssuesData ownershipEthicsReliabilitySecurityUsabilityNew modulescourse info (1)text & images (3)docs (3)Edit/delete/change each moduleImproved editor: Normal , HTML, preview, auto markup textOpen URL support