Digital Tools Repository
A collection of free online resources to aid the enhancement of blended learning within your course. These digital tools are available as teaching aid/summative assessment for lecturers and as a means for students to demonstrate knowledge gain via the use of interactive technology.
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Transforms video clips and photographs into short videos, allowing you to choose themes and add music or voice-overs. You can then share your masterpiece with different audiences.
The MERLOT System is a digital curated repository of free and open online teaching and learning digital tools and resources.
Searchable and collaborative, you can add, share and locate materials.
Microsoft OneDrive is a cloud-based file storage application which allows you to save documents, photos and files from any device and access them anywhere via an Internet connection.
Description: Create unlimited mind maps for free, and store them in the cloud. Your mind maps are available everywhere, instantly, from any device.
Brainstorm, create presentations and document outlines with mind maps, and publish your ideas online and to social networks.
Description: Online animation tool which allows users to create unique animated videos and tutorials.
Nearpod is an interactive lesson creation tool, which allows existing lesson materials such as Powerpoints and PDFs to be incorporated into an interactive lesson structure with activity creation options. It also allows live sessions across devices for classroom use.
Nimbus Screenshot and Screen Video Recorder
Nimbus Capture is a handy digital tool for advance screenshot techniques.
It allows you to capture the visible part of a screen, specific areas, a selected scroll of content, an entire window; it allows for flexible capture and manipulation of images. You can also edit and add notes, print and save.
Not suitable for use on campus.
Ning allows you to create your own online community or social network that can be customised to allow groups, blogs and other features - it does require a paid subscription.
NLN is a substantial and wide-ranging collection of e-learning materials for post-16 education in the UK.
OER Commons is a public digital library of open access educational resources.
It also offers interactive lesson creation tools and opportunities to share content.