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Use Cloud Resources as Collaborative Media for Teaching: Evaluation and Design PROCEEDINGS

, University of Nevada, Reno, United States

EdMedia + Innovate Learning, in Denver, Colorado, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-95-2 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC

Abstract

This article introduces the authors’ experiences to prepare pre-service an in-service teachers to use cloud resources as collaborative media in teaching. It summarizes a literature review of “cloud computing”, demonstrates some specific widely-used cloud tools for teaching and learning, and introduces the authors experiences in a technology integration method online course in which teacher education students (a) evaluated the quality of some cloud resources/tools, and (b) designed technology integration case project using the cloud tools as collaborative media in their teaching. Tips, cautions, and some common issues in using those cloud tools will be discussed. Quality analysis of the tools will be presented, as well as some design samples.

Citation

Liu, L. (2012). Use Cloud Resources as Collaborative Media for Teaching: Evaluation and Design. In T. Amiel & B. Wilson (Eds.), Proceedings of EdMedia 2012--World Conference on Educational Media and Technology (pp. 2171-2178). Denver, Colorado, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved October 18, 2018 from .

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