| This section includes overviews of a variety of tools, with suggestions about how they might be used for teaching and learning and information about how to get started. Our team of educational technologists can help you select from the many tools that are available.
A web-based "learning management system" that can be used to create course web sites.
A web-based collection of personal reflections and links that appear in reverse chronological order.
Wireless systems that can be used to collect responses from a group of people in real time.
Web-based collections of digital artifacts and reflections that can be used to demonstrate learning or showcase work
- Mobile learning
The use of portable technologies such as mobile phones, MP3 players, eReaders, and tablets for student learning.
- Online meetings
Web-based software that supports interactive communication and collaboration in real time.
- Plagiarism prevention tools
Web-based tools that serve as a deterrent to plagiarism by comparing student-submitted content to content published on the web and in online databases.
- Presentation tools
Tools that allow you to display information, often as slides. Some presentation tools are based on alternative, non-linear ways of displaying information.
- Rich media
Dynamic, interactive digital media, such as interactive video.
- Social and sharing
Online tools that enable people to publish and share content with networks and communities.
Collaboratively constructed web sites that can be used for group projects.