Think beyond the linear slide approach to presentational software like PowerPoint and reach for presentations that are stored in the clouds or web-based.
Check out the free online applications shared here, other than Microsoft Word that will allow you to edit, create, and format a textual printable document.
Personal Learning Environments
Personal learning environments are a new approach to using technologies for learning. One example would be learners becoming producers of their own learning materials.
Live Conferencing is streaming live audio and video of presentations, lectures, meetings and seminars to the global audience, enabling presenters to transmit and share information with anyone, anytime and anywhere.
A concept map is a diagram used to represent words, ideas, tasks, or other items linked and arranged around a central key word or idea. These maps are used to generate, visualize structure and classify ideas and as an aid to studying and organizing information, solving problems, making decisions and writing.
Photograph Editing, Sharing, and Storage
Do you need to improve the quality of your photographs or digital images before uploading to your website, Canvas site, or presentation? Check out the cloud-based download applications that are available for free.
Video/Slideshow Production and Editing
Creating and editing videos/ digital stories or slideshows can be challenging but web 2.0 tools allow you to create your own videos very easily and for free. Many of the online video applications automatically syncs with Facebook, Flickr, and other photo sharing sites.
Audio Recorder and Editor
Audio recorders easily allow you to record your voice and save it in a variety of file formats (mp3, wav, etc…) for easy uploading and embedding into webpages and presentations.
File Storage and Sharing
Storing and/or sharing your files online (web-based cloud storage) is a great way to back up your documents for safe keeping.
Online Research and Survey Tools
Say goodbye to distributing photocopies of surveys, manually collecting the surveys, and calculating the results. Online research tools provide students and teachers with the necessary tools and resources to conduct research.
Blogs, Wikis, Twitter, and podcasts, are a few online resources where you can share and collect information. Online communication tools can support personal and group learning. Check them out here.
Social bookmarking is a method for Internet users to organize, store, manage and search for bookmarks of Internet resources online.