It has been some time since I visited Educause and I find that they have put together a new “7 Things” guide; 7 Things You Should Know About Organizing Files in the Cloud.
“File storage and management has become a potentially limiting factor
in the usefulness of new technologies, and cloud-based file services
such as Dropbox, SugarSync, AeroFS, and Box.net attempt to fill that
need. With these services, files are stored “in the cloud,” and each
time the user accesses the service, the files are synced with whatever
device is currently being used.”
This 7 Things You Should Know resource
addresses the usual following questions:
What is it?
How does it work?
Who’s doing it?
Why is it significant?
What are the downsides?
Where is it going?
What are the implications for teaching and learning?
The video screencasts are on Screenr.com. They have been created by Shawn Brandt (@sbrandt) and, out of the 120 videos he has posted a large number of them are all about Moodle.
The topics range from beginner to more advanced and most videos are
under 5 minutes.
Note:- many appear to have reference to a Moodle
training course that is not available publicly; that doesn’t
detract from the great ideas and processes that are outlined in the clips. Among other topics they
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