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 Computing

    CALI conference June 2009, Boulder, CO

    Prof. Bill Mateikis & Lib. Michael Samson WSU Law School & Law Library

  • Cloud 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 control

  • Why 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 Reader

  • HTML page (e-Resources, scripts)

  • PortableApps.com (USB)

  • Twen course

  • Westlaw Watch

  • Westlaw customized search page

  • WSU catalog page (Innovative)

    Issues

    Data ownershipEthicsReliabilitySecurityUsabilityNew modules

    course info (1)text & images (3)docs (3)Edit/delete/change each moduleImproved editor: Normal , HTML, preview, auto markup textOpen URL support