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LLI 456: Knowing Technology II: Your Cloud Computing Services

Course Outline:

Cloud computing apps are used every day for productivity at home and at work. What are the critical apps? Word processing, spreadsheets, email, file management, video, music, mapping and many more apps are available on all your devices. Also, cloud computing takes many forms and it can get 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 critical productivity and media apps provided by desktops, mobile devices, and the Cloud. Learn how to determine which apps work best for you, how to find and access them, and how to manage these apps on any device. This class is part two of a sequence of classes. Prerequisite: Knowing Technology I or equivalent knowledge.

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:   Thursday
  • Dates:   10/17/2019
  • Number of Sessions:   1
  • Time:   6:30 - 8:30 PM
  • Location:   Rockville - MK 105
  • 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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