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Application

Assessment
Audience Response
Audio
Blogging Forum
Concept Mapping
Data Collection Wiki
Drawing Imaging
File Management
Learning Platform
Presentation
Social Media
Spreadsheets
Telecollaboration
Text Processing
Timeline
Video Screencasting
Videoconferencing
Virtual Board
Vocabulary

Format

Desktop
Mobile
Portable
Tablet
Web

Function

Aggregation
Collaboration
Extension
Production
Syndication

Price

Free
Free basic account
Free trial

Support

Non-UH
University of Hawaii

A Web Whiteboard is a whiteboard app for drawing sketches, sharing, and collaborating.
Applications:
Drawing Imaging
Formats:
Mobile , Web
Functions:
Production
Price:
Free basic account
Support:
Non-UH
Tutorial:
n/a
Testimonial:
Adobe Spark is a storytelling tool that allows its users to create, edit, and share their visual stories via any devices.
Applications:
Presentation
Formats:
Mobile , Web
Functions:
Production
Price:
Free basic account
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
Aegisub is a tool for creating and modifying subtitles
Applications:
Video Screencasting
Formats:
Web
Functions:
Production
Price:
Free
Support:
University of Hawaii
Privacy:
n/a
Testimonial:
Amara is an online tool for captioning and translating videos.
Applications:
Video Screencasting
Formats:
Web
Functions:
Production
Price:
Free
Support:
University of Hawaii
Testimonial:
Animoto is a tool for creating video slideshows from photos, video clips, and music
Applications:
Presentation
Formats:
Web
Functions:
Production
Price:
Free trial
Support:
University of Hawaii
Testimonial:
Anki is a spaced repetition flashcard program
Applications:
Vocabulary
Formats:
Web
Functions:
Production
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
Audacity is open-source cross-platform software for audio recording and editing.
Applications:
Audio
Formats:
Desktop , Portable
Functions:
Production
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
AudioPal is a tool for creating and adding audio messages to websites.
Applications:
Audio
Formats:
Web
Functions:
Production
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
Bistrips is an online tool for creating avatars and related emojis
Applications:
Drawing Imaging
Formats:
Mobile , Web
Functions:
Production
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
Blendspace is a platform for building digital lessons.
Applications:
Learning Platform , Presentation
Formats:
Web
Functions:
Production
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
Blogger is a free blog publishing tool from Google for sharing text, photos and videos. A blog is a website that is essentially an online journal - you can write on any topic of interest. Visitors can visit your blog and comment on your posts, depending on the privacy and security settings you establish.
Applications:
Blogging Forum
Formats:
Mobile , Web
Functions:
Aggregation
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
Bubbl.us is a web-based tool for brainstorming and mind mapping
Applications:
Concept Mapping
Formats:
Mobile , Web
Functions:
Collaboration , Production
Price:
Free basic account
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
Camtasia is a screen capture tool for recording videos of on-screen activity.
Applications:
Video Screencasting
Formats:
Desktop
Functions:
Production
Price:
Free trial
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
Canva is a web-based tool for creating infographics.
Applications:
Drawing Imaging
Formats:
Mobile , Web
Functions:
Production
Price:
Free basic account
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
The Chrome Web Store lets you browse and search for apps for the Google Chrome web browser. It could be compared to Apple's App Store, which lets you browse and search for apps for iOS devices. Many of the apps are free, but some cost money. Many of the tools in this section can be found through the Chrome Web Store.
Applications:
Data Collection Wiki
Formats:
Mobile , Portable , Tablet , Web
Functions:
Extension
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
Class Dojo is an online classroom management system that allows teachers to award students' performance, time the tasks, communicate with parents, etc. to create positive and effective classrooms.
Applications:
Presentation
Formats:
Mobile , Web
Functions:
Collaboration , Production
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
Cmap is used for creating concept maps, brainstorming, and organizing information.
Applications:
Concept Mapping
Formats:
Desktop , Mobile , Tablet
Functions:
Production
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
Coggle is a collaborative mind mapping that allows students to show their understanding of reading texts and present their findings individually or collaboratively.
Applications:
Concept Mapping , Presentation
Formats:
Web
Functions:
Collaboration , Production
Price:
Free basic account
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
Credly is a badging platform which offers digital credentials.
Applications:
Assessment , Presentation
Formats:
Web
Functions:
Production
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
Cutura is an online intercultural project - based in a language class - that connects American students with others from different countries with the aim of helping them develop in-depth understanding of each other�s culture.
Applications:
Telecollaboration
Formats:
Web
Functions:
Collaboration
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
Privacy:
n/a
Testimonial:
Digital Films is a tool for creating animated movies.
Applications:
Video Screencasting
Formats:
Web
Functions:
Production
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
Tutorial:
n/a
Testimonial:
Diigo is a browser toolbar that can be used for bookmarking and annotations.
Applications:
Social Media
Formats:
Web
Functions:
Extension
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
Douban is a Chinese social media site.
Applications:
Social Media
Formats:
Mobile , Web
Functions:
Production , Syndication
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
Draftback is a Chrome extension for playing back the revision history in a Google Doc.
Applications:
Text Processing
Formats:
Web
Functions:
Extension
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
Privacy:
n/a
Testimonial:
Dropbox allows you to share documents, images, videos, and audio with anyone that you would like to share your folder with. You can use Dropbox as a web-based tool by visiting and logging in at the website, or you can download Dropbox and use it as an application on your computer. Dropbox eliminates the need to email documents back and forth on group projects; Instead, the document is located in one central location where all collaborators can access.
Applications:
File Management
Formats:
Desktop , Mobile , Web
Functions:
Collaboration
Price:
Free basic account
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
Edmodo is a secure, social learning platform for teachers, students, schools and districts. It provides a safe and easy way for your class to connect and collaborate, share content and access homework, grades and school notices. It also helps educators harness the power of social media to customize the classroom for each and every learner.
Applications:
Learning Platform
Formats:
Mobile , Web
Functions:
Collaboration , Syndication
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
EDpuzzle is a tool for creating video lessons and embedding questions to check students' understanding.
Applications:
Assessment , Video Screencasting
Formats:
Mobile , Web
Functions:
Production , Extension
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
Educreations is an interactive whiteboard and screencasting tool.
Applications:
Video Screencasting , Virtual Board
Formats:
Tablet , Web
Functions:
Production
Price:
Free basic account
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
Etherpad is a web-based collaborative real-time editor.
Applications:
Text Processing
Formats:
Desktop
Functions:
Collaboration , Production
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
Privacy:
n/a
Testimonial:
Evernote is an easy-to-use, free app that helps you remember everything across all of the devices you use. Stay organized, save your ideas and improve productivity. Evernote lets you take notes, capture photos, create to-do lists, record voice reminders--and makes these notes completely searchable, whether you are at home, at work, or on the go.
Applications:
Data Collection Wiki
Formats:
Mobile , Web
Functions:
Collaboration , Syndication
Price:
Free basic account
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
Explain Everything is an interactive whiteboard and screencasting tool.
Applications:
Video Screencasting , Virtual Board
Formats:
Mobile , Tablet , Web
Functions:
Production
Price:
Free basic account
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
Ezvid is a tool for recording, editing, and sharing screencasts.
Applications:
Video Screencasting
Formats:
Desktop
Functions:
Production
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
Facebook is a social networking tool that enables you to connect and share information with the people in your life. Posts can be as long as you want, allowing you to share more information than a "tweet" in Twitter. You can also post and share photos and create and organize events in Facebook. Facebook can also work as a learning platform. You can create learning groups, invite your friends and share learning topics, have a discussion and get quick responses!
Applications:
Social Media
Formats:
Mobile , Web
Functions:
Production , Syndication
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
Feedly is a Google Reader alternative. Feedly is a news aggregator application for various Web browsers and mobile devices running iOS and Android. It compiles news feeds from a variety of online sources for the user to customize and share with others.
Applications:
Data Collection Wiki
Formats:
Mobile , Web
Functions:
Aggregation
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
FlipSnack Edu is an online learning tool for converting PDF documents into Flash page flip digital publications.
Applications:
Presentation
Formats:
Web
Functions:
Production
Price:
Free basic account
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
Forvo is an online pronunciation guide with audio pronunciations in more than 200 languages.
Applications:
Audio
Formats:
Mobile , Web
Functions:
Collaboration , Production
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
Gimp is a free and open source image editor that offers similar features found in commercial programs such as Adobe Photoshop. While it might not have as many features that a professional photographer would need, it certainly has a slew of features for anyone who needs anything from simple cropping to advanced blurring and touchup effects.
Applications:
Drawing Imaging
Formats:
Desktop , Portable
Functions:
Production
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
Ginger is an extension of Google Chrome that provides enhanced grammar and spell checking. Based on the context of each sentence, Ginger corrects spelling and grammar mistakes in Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Google Chrome.
Applications:
Vocabulary
Formats:
Web
Functions:
Extension
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
Glosbe is a multilingual dictionary.
Applications:
Vocabulary
Formats:
Web
Functions:
Aggregation
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
Google Documents is a web-based word processing tool that allows you to share and collaboratively edit. The tool allows you to use styles, margins, indentations, tables, footnotes, and comments, similar to Microsoft Word. It is a part of the Google Docs suite, which allows you to upload files from your desktop, access files from anywhere, and share your files for real-time collaboration.
Applications:
Data Collection Wiki , Text Processing
Formats:
Mobile , Web
Functions:
Collaboration , Production
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
Google Drawings is a tool that allows you to collaboratively create drawings and diagrams. It is a part of the Google Docs suite, which allows you to upload files from your desktop, access files from anywhere, and share your files for real-time collaboration.
Applications:
Drawing Imaging
Formats:
Web
Functions:
Collaboration , Production
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
Google Drive is everywhere (including University of Hawaii) you are—on the web, in your home, at the office and on the go. So wherever you are, your stuff is just...there. Ready to go, ready to share. Get started with 30 GB free.
Applications:
Data Collection Wiki , File Management
Formats:
Desktop , Mobile , Web
Functions:
Collaboration , Production
Price:
Free
Support:
University of Hawaii
Testimonial:
Google Forms is a tool that allows you to collect information. It allows you to create surveys and questionnaires and send them out via a link. There are over 70 themes and seven types of questions to choose from. The collected data is seen in spreadsheet form. It is a part of the Google Docs suite, which allows you to upload files from your desktop, access files from anywhere, and share your files for real-time collaboration.
Applications:
Data Collection Wiki
Formats:
Web
Functions:
Collaboration , Production
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
Google+ is a social-networking and identity tool. Its homepage centralizes all the content shared by people who are in user's circles. The homepage contains posts with text, pictures, videos, links, or location markers. When you share with individual people or circles, your content will appear on their homepage if you're in their circles.
Applications:
Social Media
Formats:
Web
Functions:
Collaboration
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
With Google Sites, you can easily create and update your own site. Google Sites allows you display a variety of information in one place, including videos, slideshows, calendars, presentations, attachments, and text, and share it for viewing or editing with a small group, an entire organization, or the world. You always control who has access to your site.
Applications:
Learning Platform
Formats:
Web
Functions:
Aggregation , Production
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
Google Slides is a tool that allows you to share and collaboratively edit a presentation. The tool allows you to include animations, customized drawings, transitions, and embed audio and videos, similar to Microsoft PowerPoint. It is a part of the Google Drive suite, which allows you to upload files from your desktop, access files from anywhere, and share your files for real-time collaboration.
Applications:
Presentation
Formats:
Web
Functions:
Collaboration , Production
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
Google Spreadsheets is a tool that allows you to create and share spreadsheets online. You can create complex formulas and conditional formatting, similar to Microsoft Excel. It is a part of the Google Docs suite, which allows you to upload files from your desktop, access files from anywhere, and share your files for real-time collaboration.
Applications:
Spreadsheets
Formats:
Mobile , Web
Functions:
Collaboration , Production
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
Googlio is a website dedicated to using free Google tools to create ePortfolios.
Applications:
Assessment , Presentation
Formats:
Web
Functions:
Production
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
Privacy:
n/a
Testimonial:
Grammarly is a grammar, spelling, and plagiarism checker which also offers writing assistance beyond grammar and spelling.
Applications:
Assessment
Formats:
Mobile , Web
Functions:
Production
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
H5P is a tool for creating interactive HTML5 content, including presentation slides, interactive videos, and games.
Applications:
Presentation , Video Screencasting
Formats:
Mobile , Web
Functions:
Production , Extension
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
HP Reveal is an app for mobile devices that provide augumented reality experience for the printed content.
Applications:
Virtual Board
Formats:
Mobile
Functions:
Production
Price:
Free basic account
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
Hypothesis is a browser extension for creating web annotations.
Applications:
Text Processing
Formats:
Web
Functions:
Extension
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
Impatica is a tool for creating engaging narrated and animated online presentation based on Power Point 5.
Applications:
Presentation
Formats:
Web
Functions:
Production
Price:
Free trial
Support:
Non-UH
Privacy:
n/a
Testimonial:
Inforgr.am is a tool for creating data visualizations.
Applications:
Drawing Imaging
Formats:
Web
Functions:
Production
Price:
Free basic account
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
iTunes is a media player with a built-in media store that is available for Mac OS X and Windows for free. iPods and iOS devices have a music player with similar functions. iTunes can play a variety of music and video files, including many free podcasts and instructional media.
Applications:
Audio
Formats:
Mobile , Tablet , Web
Functions:
Aggregation
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
Join. me is a tool for online meetings and team collaboration using computer screen.
Applications:
Presentation
Formats:
Web
Functions:
Collaboration , Production
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
Joomag is a tool for creating digital interactive magazines.
Applications:
Virtual Board
Formats:
Web
Functions:
Production
Price:
Free basic account
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
Kahoot is a game-based classroom response system that can be used to create and share assessments, collect data, and drive a discussion.
Applications:
Assessment , Audience Response
Formats:
Web
Functions:
Production
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
LaTeX is a document preparation system for high-quality typesetting based on, and succeeding TeX formatting. It is a very popular format in academia, as it allows advanced document formatting capabilities not found in other common document formatting systems. Some of these capabilities include table figure notations, bibliography formatting, and an advanced macro language.
Applications:
Text Processing
Formats:
Desktop , Mobile
Functions:
Production
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
Laulima is official online course environment for UH.
Applications:
Assessment , Learning Platform
Formats:
Web
Functions:
Collaboration , Aggregation , Production
Price:
Free
Support:
University of Hawaii
Privacy:
n/a
Testimonial:
Lingro is a free multilingual dictionary and a language learning site. It allows for converting any webpage into a clickable interactive page with an audio-enhanced dictionary. Lingro can also be used for building individual wordlists, flashcards, and dictionaries.
Applications:
Vocabulary
Formats:
Web
Functions:
Extension
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
Lingt Classroom is a tool for creating online spoken assignments (using images and videos) and providing feedback to students.
Applications:
Learning Platform
Formats:
Web
Functions:
Production
Price:
Free basic account
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
Linguee is a unique translation tool combining an editorial dictionary and a search engine with which you can search billions of bilingual texts for words and expressions.
Applications:
Vocabulary
Formats:
Mobile , Web
Functions:
Aggregation
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
Tutorial:
n/a
Testimonial:
LinkedIn is a professional social networking site that allows you to establish connections and create a contact network. The contact network consists of direct connections, second-degree connections, and third-degree connections. The tool is also used as an employment database; users can upload their resume and businesses can post job opportunities.
Applications:
Social Media
Formats:
Mobile , Web
Functions:
Syndication
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
Lucidchart is a web-based tool for creating diagrams, charts, etc.
Applications:
Concept Mapping
Formats:
Web
Functions:
Collaboration , Aggregation , Production
Price:
Free basic account
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
Makemynewspaper is a web-based tool for designing newspapers.
Applications:
Text Processing
Formats:
Web
Functions:
Production
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
MapChart is a tool for creating custom maps of the world that can be added to a project or a blog.
Applications:
Concept Mapping
Formats:
Web
Functions:
Production
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
Privacy:
n/a
Testimonial:
Memrise is an online learning platform with courses for learning vocabulary, languages, history, science, trivia, and more.
Applications:
Learning Platform , Vocabulary
Formats:
Mobile , Web
Functions:
Production
Price:
Free basic account
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
Mindmeister is an online collaborative mind mapping tool.
Applications:
Concept Mapping
Formats:
Mobile , Tablet , Web
Functions:
Collaboration , Production
Price:
Free basic account
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
Mindomo is an online mind mapping software for users to create, view and share their mind maps with others.
Applications:
Concept Mapping
Formats:
Web
Functions:
Collaboration , Production
Price:
Free basic account
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
Miro is a web-based whiteboard where one can post and share files, multimedia, and comments.
Applications:
Virtual Board
Formats:
Web
Functions:
Collaboration
Price:
Free basic account
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
Moodle is an open-source course management system
Applications:
Assessment , Learning Platform
Formats:
Mobile , Web
Functions:
Collaboration , Aggregation , Production
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
Nearpod is a platform for creating and broadcasting interactive lessons with quizzes.
Applications:
Learning Platform
Formats:
Mobile , Web
Functions:
Production
Price:
Free basic account
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
Newsela is an instructional content platform that provides students with a variety of nonfiction texts to read and with teachers some reading assessment tools.
Applications:
Learning Platform
Formats:
Mobile , Web
Functions:
Aggregation
Price:
Free basic account
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
Newseum is an online collection of front pages from over 800 newspapers worldwide that is updated daily.
Applications:
Data Collection Wiki
Formats:
Mobile , Web
Functions:
Aggregation
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
Tutorial:
n/a
Testimonial:
Ning is an online platform for people and organizations to create custom social networks. Ning offers users the ability to create a community website with a customized appearance and feel, feature sets such as photos, videos, forums and blogs, and integration with Facebook, Twitter, Google and Yahoo!
Applications:
Social Media
Formats:
Web
Functions:
Aggregation , Syndication
Price:
Free trial
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
OpenOffice is an open-source office productivity software suite that contains a word processor (Writer), a spreadsheet (Calc), a presentation application (Impress), a drawing application (Draw), a formula editor (Math), and a database management application (Base).
Applications:
Drawing Imaging , Presentation , Spreadsheets , Text Processing
Formats:
Desktop
Functions:
Production
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
Padlet is a virtual wall for posting comments, links, files, and images.
Applications:
Virtual Board
Formats:
Web
Functions:
Collaboration , Aggregation , Production
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
Pinterest is a pinboard-style photo-sharing website that allows users to create and manage theme-based image collections such as events, interests, and hobbies. Users can browse other pinboards for images, 're-pin' images to their own pinboards, or 'like' photos.
Applications:
Data Collection Wiki , Drawing Imaging
Formats:
Mobile , Web
Functions:
Aggregation
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
Pixlr is a cloud-based photo editor, which is a free and easy-to-use alternative to Photoshop.
Applications:
Drawing Imaging
Formats:
Web
Functions:
Production
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
PlayPosit is an online learning environment for creating and sharing interactive video lessons.
Applications:
Learning Platform , Presentation , Video Screencasting
Formats:
Web
Functions:
Production , Extension
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
Pleco is an app for Chinese dictionaries.
Applications:
Learning Platform
Formats:
Mobile
Functions:
Aggregation
Price:
Free basic account
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
Plurk is a free social networking and microblogging service that allows the users to communicate through short messages or links. The message can be up to 140 text characters in length. Plurk can be used as a learning platform.
Applications:
Social Media
Formats:
Mobile , Web
Functions:
Syndication
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
PodOmatic is an app for creating, playing, and sharing podcasts.
Applications:
Audio
Formats:
Mobile
Functions:
Syndication
Price:
Free basic account
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
Poll Everywhere is a student response system for polling and voting.
Applications:
Assessment , Audience Response
Formats:
Mobile , Web
Functions:
Production
Price:
Free basic account
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
Popplet is a tool for an iPad to organize concepts visually.
Applications:
Concept Mapping
Formats:
Mobile , Tablet
Functions:
Production
Price:
Free trial
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
Prezi is a cloud-based presentation software. The zoomable canvas makes it fun to explore ideas and the connections between them. You can share your prezi file with your fellow classmates and invite them to edit it!
Applications:
Presentation
Formats:
Desktop , Mobile , Web
Functions:
Collaboration , Production
Price:
Free basic account
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
ProBoards is a free forum hosting service.
Applications:
Blogging Forum
Formats:
Web
Functions:
Collaboration , Production
Price:
Free basic account
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
Quizizz is a tool that allows for creating multiplayer quiz games for classroom.
Applications:
Assessment , Audience Response
Formats:
Mobile , Web
Functions:
Production , Syndication
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
Quizlet is a set of online learning tools that include flashcards, tests, and study games
Applications:
Assessment , Vocabulary
Formats:
Mobile , Tablet , Web
Functions:
Production
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
ReallyColor is a tool for turning photos into coloring pages and books.
Applications:
Drawing Imaging
Formats:
Web
Functions:
Production
Price:
Free basic account
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
Renren is a Chinese version Facebook.
Applications:
Social Media
Formats:
Mobile , Web
Functions:
Production , Syndication
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
RSS stands for ""Real Simple Syndication"". An RSS reader is a tool that allows you to keep up with educational blogs, news, wikis, and podcasts all in one convenient location. By subscribing to various RSS feeds, educators then have a customized flow of information that is continually updated and accessible through the use of mobile devices or the internet. Educators can even create their own RSS feeds!
URL:
n/a
Applications:
Data Collection Wiki
Formats:
Desktop , Mobile , Web
Functions:
Syndication
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
Privacy:
n/a
Testimonial:
RSSOwl is a free tool that allows you to keep up with educational blogs, news, wikis, and podcasts all in one convenient location. It allows you to gather, organize and search websites in a convenient, easy to use interface with endless flexibility.
Applications:
Data Collection Wiki
Formats:
Desktop
Functions:
Syndication
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
Privacy:
n/a
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SaveFrom.net is a web application for downloading video and audio files from the internet.
Applications:
Audio , Video Screencasting
Formats:
Web
Functions:
Extension
Price:
Free basic account
Support:
Non-UH
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Screencastify is a Chrome extension for videorecording screencasts.
Applications:
Video Screencasting
Formats:
Web
Functions:
Extension
Price:
Free basic account
Support:
Non-UH
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Simplebooklet is an online tool for creating web booklets.
Applications:
Text Processing
Formats:
Web
Functions:
Production
Price:
Free basic account
Support:
Non-UH
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Sina Weibo is a Chinese micro-blogging site.
Applications:
Blogging Forum
Formats:
Mobile , Web
Functions:
Aggregation
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
Privacy:
n/a
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Sketchboard is a web-based tool for collaboration and concept mapping.
Applications:
Concept Mapping
Formats:
Mobile , Web
Functions:
Collaboration , Production
Price:
Free basic account
Support:
Non-UH
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Skype is essentially a free online phone service - you can call others using the tool for free. Skype can be useful when you are collaborating with a partner on a project and need a quick, easy way to get ahold of each other. With the free version, you can participate in Skype-to-Skype audio and video calls, instant messaging, and conference calls.
Applications:
Videoconferencing
Formats:
Desktop , Mobile , Portable
Functions:
Collaboration
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
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Slideshare is a tool that allows you to share presentations, documents, videos, and webinars. You can comment, favorite, and download content on the website. You can control whether the content is public or private and can share a Slideshare presentation with friends in your social networks using Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and blogs.
Applications:
Presentation
Formats:
Mobile , Web
Functions:
Collaboration , Production
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
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Smore is an application for creating stylish, online newsletters.
Applications:
Text Processing
Formats:
Web
Functions:
Aggregation , Production
Price:
Free trial
Support:
Non-UH
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Snagit is a screen capture tool that captures video display and audio output.
Applications:
Drawing Imaging , Video Screencasting
Formats:
Desktop
Functions:
Production
Price:
Free trial
Support:
Non-UH
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Socrative is a student response system for formative assessment
Applications:
Assessment , Audience Response
Formats:
Mobile , Tablet , Web
Functions:
Production
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
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SoundCloud is a web-based audio distribution platform that can be used for uploading, recording, and sharing audio files.
Applications:
Audio
Formats:
Mobile , Web
Functions:
Production
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
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Storybird is an online tool for creating visual stories.
Applications:
Presentation
Formats:
Web
Functions:
Production
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
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Storyboard That is a tool for creating storyboards and graphic organizers.
Applications:
Presentation
Formats:
Web
Functions:
Production
Price:
Free basic account
Support:
Non-UH
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StudyBlue is the online studying platform for high school and college students. The website allows users to upload class study materials, create electronic flashcards to study and share with others, practice quizzes, and more.
Applications:
Learning Platform
Formats:
Mobile , Web
Functions:
Collaboration
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
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Sumo Paint is a browser-based image editor and drawing application. This tool allows you to create, remix and share your images. The free version works much like Photoshop and allows you to apply filters and manipulate images, as well as create new images from scratch. You can upgrade to the Pro version allows you to download the tool and use it offline.
Applications:
Drawing Imaging
Formats:
Web
Functions:
Collaboration , Production
Price:
Free basic account
Support:
Non-UH
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SurveyMonkey is a tool for creating online forms.
Applications:
Data Collection Wiki
Formats:
Mobile , Web
Functions:
Production
Price:
Free basic account
Support:
Non-UH
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SurveyShare is a user-friendly tool for designing and conducting online surveys. Construct a survey either from scratch, or based on a variety of question templates. Send email invitations to potential respondents, and analyze responses in text and graphical form.
Applications:
Data Collection Wiki
Formats:
Web
Functions:
Collaboration , Production
Price:
Free basic account
Support:
University of Hawaii
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Tatoeba is a free collaborative online database of example sentences geared towards foreign language learners.
Applications:
Vocabulary
Formats:
Web
Functions:
Aggregation
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
Privacy:
n/a
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Tencent Weibo is a Chinese micro-blogging site.
Applications:
Blogging Forum
Formats:
Mobile , Web
Functions:
Aggregation
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
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ThingLink is an interactive media platform that allows for adding rich media links to photos and videos.
Applications:
Drawing Imaging , Presentation
Formats:
Mobile , Web
Functions:
Production , Extension
Price:
Free basic account
Support:
Non-UH
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TimelineJS is an open-source tool for creating interactive timelines.
Applications:
Timeline
Formats:
Web
Functions:
Production
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
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ToonDo is a tool for creating cartoons.
Applications:
Drawing Imaging
Formats:
Web
Functions:
Production
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
Tutorial:
n/a
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TouchCast allows to create an interactive presentation that mixes video with web content. The app lets users record a video and overlay elements such as web pages.
Applications:
Presentation , Video Screencasting
Formats:
Desktop , Mobile
Functions:
Production
Price:
Free trial
Support:
Non-UH
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Tricider is an online tool for brainstorming, crowdsourcing, and voting.
Applications:
Audience Response
Formats:
Web
Functions:
Collaboration
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
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Twiddla is a web-based whiteboard that can be used for online collaboration.
Applications:
Virtual Board
Formats:
Web
Functions:
Collaboration , Production
Price:
Free trial
Support:
Non-UH
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Twitter is a social networking tool that enables you to find out what is happening with the people and organizations you care about. Posts are called ""tweets"", and can only be 140 characters long. This enables you to view a brief snapshot of what others are doing, as well as briefly share what you are doing.
Applications:
Social Media
Formats:
Desktop , Mobile , Web
Functions:
Collaboration , Syndication
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
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Unicollaboration is a platform for organizing online intercultural exchanges.
Applications:
Telecollaboration
Formats:
Web
Functions:
Collaboration
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
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Venngage is an online tool for creating infographics.
Applications:
Drawing Imaging
Formats:
Web
Functions:
Production
Price:
Free basic account
Support:
Non-UH
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Vialogues is a discussion platform that provides a space for users to hold dynamic, time-stamped discussions about videos.
Applications:
Blogging Forum
Formats:
Web
Functions:
Collaboration
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
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VideoANT is a web-based video annotation tool.
Applications:
Video Screencasting
Formats:
Web
Functions:
Production
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
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VLC is a free, open-source cross-platform multimedia player
Applications:
Video Screencasting
Formats:
Desktop , Mobile , Portable
Functions:
Production
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
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Vocaroo is an free online voice recorder. Audio files can be emailed, downloaded, or embedded in other webpages.
Applications:
Audio
Formats:
Web
Functions:
Production
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
VoiceThread allows you to collect and share group conversations in one place from anywhere in the world. A VoiceThread is a collaborative, multimedia slide show that holds images, documents, and videos. You can navigate slides and leave your comments, using your voice, text, or video.
Applications:
Audio , Data Collection Wiki
Formats:
Desktop , Mobile , Web
Functions:
Collaboration , Production
Price:
Free basic account
Support:
Non-UH
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Voki is a tool that allows users to create their own talking character.
Applications:
Audio , Presentation
Formats:
Mobile , Tablet , Web
Functions:
Collaboration , Production
Price:
Free basic account
Support:
Non-UH
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Vyond is a video making tool that allows educators to make their instructional materials or creative homework and that allows students to exercise their creativity.
Applications:
Drawing Imaging , Presentation
Formats:
Web
Functions:
Collaboration , Production
Price:
Free trial
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
The Web Audio Utility (WAU) allows students to post voice recordings to online discussion forums. Instructors create a course site in WAU and populate it with various listening and speaking activities. These activities are typically organized as discussion threads however over the years instructors have used WAU to provide other kinds of activities such as quizzes and writing tasks. Students can login into WAU, navigate to their instructors course section and participate in the activities provided.
Applications:
Audio
Formats:
Web
Functions:
Collaboration
Price:
Free
Support:
University of Hawaii
Privacy:
n/a
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Weebly is a platform for creating blogs, personal websites, or e-portfolios.
Applications:
Blogging Forum , Data Collection Wiki
Formats:
Mobile , Web
Functions:
Collaboration , Aggregation , Production
Price:
Free basic account
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
A room in Whereby is the place on the web where people meet to talk. To create a room, just type a room name on Whereby and click create. Then copy the link to the room and send it to your friends via SMS, IM, Facebook, e-mail - or just tell them over the phone.
Applications:
Telecollaboration , Videoconferencing
Formats:
Mobile , Web
Functions:
Collaboration
Price:
Free basic account
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
Wikipedia is a free, web-based wiki in which anyone can edit. It's one of the largest collections of information, images, articles, and links on the web. Wikipedia's articles provide links to guide the user to related pages with additional information. The pages can be translated into multiple languages.
Applications:
Data Collection Wiki
Formats:
Mobile , Web
Functions:
Collaboration , Production
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
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Wix is a free website builder
Applications:
Presentation
Formats:
Web
Functions:
Production
Price:
Free basic account
Support:
Non-UH
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Wordpress is a free blog publishing tool for sharing text, photos and videos. A blog is a website that is essentially an online journal - you can write on any topic of interest. Visitors can visit your blog and comment on your posts, depending on the privacy and security settings you establish. Wordpress is great not only for setting up a blog, but also for creating a personalized website or content management system. A basic account is free, but you can purchase specialized themes, URLs, and special capabilities for a more personal feel.
Applications:
Blogging Forum
Formats:
Mobile , Web
Functions:
Aggregation , Syndication
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
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WordReference is an online dictionary available in multiple languages.
Applications:
Vocabulary
Formats:
Mobile , Web
Functions:
Aggregation
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
Tutorial:
n/a
Testimonial:
Wufoo is a tool for creating online forms.
Applications:
Data Collection Wiki
Formats:
Web
Functions:
Production
Price:
Free basic account
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
Youku is a Chinese version of Youtube.
Applications:
Video Screencasting
Formats:
Mobile , Web
Functions:
Production
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
Tutorial:
n/a
Testimonial:
YouTube is a video-sharing website that allows you to upload, view and share videos on the web. Users can build and subscribe to channels dedicated to specific subjects, making it easier to browse videos.
Applications:
Video Screencasting
Formats:
Mobile , Web
Functions:
Production
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
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Zoom is a web-based tool for video conferencing.
Applications:
Videoconferencing
Formats:
Mobile , Web
Functions:
Collaboration
Price:
Free basic account
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial:
Zotero is a free tool that enables you to collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources. It is available as both a standalone tool compatible with Firefox and a plug-in for Google Chrome and Safari. You can save your resources directly to the standalone version, or to your zotero.org online library. The tool is especially useful because of its "Add Citation" button, which makes it quicker and easier to cite sources.
Applications:
Data Collection Wiki
Formats:
Web
Functions:
Aggregation
Price:
Free
Support:
Non-UH
Testimonial: