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Dropbox

An Introduction to Cloud Computing

Friday 1:00 – 2:00

Presenter: Lisa Thumann
CMSCE, Rutgers University
Blog: ThumannResources.com
Twitter: @lthumann


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Are you looking to make use of your students’ cell phones and digital cameras? Are you looking to
have your students submit assignments electronically? Come learn about Dropbox. With this tool, you
can share photos, audio, video and files with your students and their parents.




How to set up a Dropox:
  1. Click on https://www.dropbox.com/login#register to register for a Dropbox account.
  2. Click on the Files tab to see what folders you already have.
  3. You are ready to start.

Uses of Dropbox:

  • Back your files up in the Cloud
  • Leave your jump drive at home - store your files here
  • Share your photos here
  • Sync multiple computers / handheld devices


Access a file from Lisa's public Dropbox folder at http://dl.dropbox.com/u/7229367/How%20to%20use%20the%20Public%20folder.rtf
http://tinyurl.com/thumann1105

Share your e-mail address with me, so I can share a Dropbox folder with you! - Click here to enter your address

Resources:
How to set up an electronic Dropbox for a classroom
Purdue University's wiki on Dropbox
The Nerdy Teacher: Dropbox - A Must for all Classrooms
Top Tips for using Dropbox at School
3 Reasons Why Students Should be using Dropbox
Sharing files on Dropbox