The OpenDeusto initiative is intended as a permanent space for observation, reflection and use of new digital models for the benefit of individuals. myOpenDeusto is one of the steps the University of Deusto has implemented to meet these needs.
myOpenDeusto is a set of state of the art tools for communication, editing, sharing and publishing material and managing agendas, calendars, personal web spaces, etc. This technology support for the new platform is basically Google Apps Education Edition. The following services are offered:
Mail: Use Google’s advanced email interface with your UD email address – without ads. Comes with a powerful spam filter and 7 GB of storage (so you may never have to delete a message again).
Talk: IM with friends and classmates, or make free voice and video calls to anyone else with Google Talk, anywhere in the world.
Start Page: Access your Google Apps at UD account from a single page that you can customize to give you simultaneous access to email, calendars, to-do lists, weather forecasts, movies times – a host of useful information and tools.
Calendar: Organize your life: keep a calendar for yourself, share calendars with your friends, and subscribe to public calendars to stay on top of events on campus.
Docs: Create and share documents, spreadsheets, and presentations online. Great for collaborative projects, in and out of class.
Sites: A free and easy way to create and share webpages whith your classmates. Creating a site is as easy as editing a document.