Web Tools for Teaching Online

Content Creation and Sharing

Blog

  • Wordpress - Create a blog using WordPress
  • Blogger - Create a blog using Blogger (Google)
  • Edublogs - Create a blog using Education Blogging Service (uses WordPress)

Wiki

  • PBWorks - Use wikis to create collaborative learning environment
  • Wikispaces Classroom - Social writing platform. Create assignments, share resources, foster discussion, assess participation

Presentations

Documents: File Sharing and Storage

Online Content Creation/Materials

Audio/Video Communication

Live Conferencing/Meeting over the Web

  • CCC Confer - Meet and share information collaboratively
  • VoiceThread - Upload, share and discuss documents, presentations, images, audio files and videos. Comment on Voice Thread slides and share it with everyone or just one person.
  • FlashMeeting - Simple web meeting with instant replay
  • Zoho Meeting - Meet and share desktop
  • Yugma - Meet and share desktop
  • Vyew - Meet and share content in real-time
  • Oovoo - Group video chat, instant messaging, send files
  • Skype - Group video calling
  • Twitter - Tweet messages to your class

Podcasting

Online Video

Web 2.0 for Collaboration and Social Learning

Overview, Directory and Tutorials

Social Networks for Teaching and Collaboration

Online Course Delivery and Homework Tools

  • CourseKit - Create course website with assignments, calendar, syllabus, and discussion tools
  • CourseSites - Create a classroom using wikis, with tests, grading, collaborate via audio, video, and interactive whiteboard. Publish your course as OER.
  • OpenClass -
  • Sophia - Free teacher tools for creating groups, tutorials, quizzes, analytic tools
  • Instructure Canvas - Create classroom, audio, video integration, analytic tools
  • Google Apps - email, online storage, shared calendars and docs, video meetings
  • WebAssign - Create assignments, tests, manage gradebook
  • MERLOT Content Builder - Context sensitive help system

Study Aids

Online Survey Tools

Personal Learning Enviroments (Personal Learning Networks)

  • Symbaloo - Personal Internet Desktop
  • Netvibes - Personalized dashboard publishing platform
  • iCurrent - Personalized news and information service
  • Bloglines - Personalized website and blog tracking
  • Silobreaker - Aggregates news from many sources and shows connections visually
Last Updated August 06, 2014
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