Dropbox has recently launched a new version for college students called Dropbox Education. It is a tool for colleges and universities where professors, faculty members and higher education students can now have this educational cloud while they are at the campus, working in groups, among other options. The most recent Dropbox version was released on Tuesday and it is a foothold for education.
For just $49 a year, faculties can now take advantage of a 15 GB cloud storage that lets students and teachers to work interactively with a software that gives the option of writing, explaining, uploading files and so, making the learning experience into a full virtual one. The app also offers monitoring and control activity as it has and extended history that gives users the opportunity to recover ancients files that were already eliminated or edited within a year. The purchase of the service requires at least 300 users per faculty.
With Dropbox Education, professors afford the possibility of collecting assignments through files, scholars can share data and faculty administrators are able to control educational content and activities and also to be in contact with their staff.
With the aim of gaining presence in bigger domains, Dropbox presented a cheaper version of the cloud sharing Dropbox Business. The new educational service has been adapted for educational purposes.
Even if there other companies who offer a similar service, Dropbox designed this tool having in mind the 4,000 educational institutions that were using its service for educational purposes.