Microsoft created this web site to show how connecting people with each other and with information can drive new ways of communicating and collaborating. Our goal is to enable learning without limits – anytime, in any place, and at any pace.
The Test Drive web site has two focus areas: Teaching and Learning (instructional) and Management and Administration (technology).
As an instructor, this site will help you discover new ways of connecting your learning communities.
As an IT administrator, you will be able to see first-hand how SharePoint and Exchange can be used to develop a learning community within an institution.
Your computer requires the Citrix Web Client to connect to the Education Test Drive, and you will be prompted to install this browser plug-in when you visit the site. Once the plug-in is installed, the Test Drive environment will open in a separate browser window.
When the system is ready, choose a program tutorial from the Tutorial Menu that appears. Each tutorial includes exercises to guide you through some of the features of the Education site. You can work through the tutorial at your own pace, or experiment with the programs and features that interest you.
Last week I found something that may be of interest to school and district technology coordinators and