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LLI 149 Cloud Computing for the Home & Office

Course Outline:

The new age of computing has meant we barely ever store things on our devices anymore, and instead we keep our beloved photos, documents and videos in the ubiquitous cloud. However, cloud computing takes many forms and it can get pretty confusing to figure out how to get the most of each service. From OneDrive to iCloud, Google drive to Netflix and iTunes, the course covers the biggest and best of cloud computing and will teach you the best way to manage these online services. This course is intended for computer users who are comfortable navigating the Internet.

Prerequisites:

Computer Basics, File Management Skills, or equivalent experience.

Required Textbook & Materials

  • None

Materials:


Please bring a Flash Drive/Memory Stick 512MB or larger to class which will enable you to save your class work.

Meeting Information:

  • Days:   Wendesday
  • Dates:   11/7/2018
  • Number of Sessions:   1
  • Time:   6:30 - 8:30 PM
  • Location:   Rockville - CC 208
  • Lesson Plan:

    Session 1

    • •  Course Overview Presentation
    • •  Introduction to Cloud Computing
    • •  Cloud Storage Services
    • •  Cloud Productivity Services
    • •  Cloud Social Media Services
    • •  Cloud Media Services
    • •  Cloud Mapping Services

    In-Class Material:

    Class Exercises

    Exercise 1 - Cloud Storage Services

    • Count the cloud storage services you have access to.

    • List the cloud storage services you use.

    Exercise 2 - Cloud Productivity Services

    • Access Your School Online Office 365 account.

    Exercise 3 - Cloud Social Media Services

    • List the Cloud Social Media Services You Have Access to.
    • List the Cloud Social Media Services You Use.

    Exercise 4 - Cloud Media Services

    • List the Cloud Social Media Services You Have Access to.
    • List the Cloud Social Media Services You Use.

    Exercise 5 - Cloud Services

    • Why do you like the Cloud Services you use?
    • What Cloud Services would you like to use more?
    • What are you next steps to use more Cloud Services?

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