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.
VoiceThread is an Apple app which allows the creation of an interactive dialogue or conversation linked to documents, presentations and resources.
It can be linked to multiple devices in multiple locations.
Wikidot is a free wiki authoring and hosting site, allowing you to set up online forum based communities for creating and sharing content.
CoSchedule is a headline analyser tool for those producing online content and interested in improving marketing, traffic and SEO.
Type your headline for digital content into the analyzer and it will score it and help you strengthen your marketing technique.
Doodle is a digital polling tool which allows you to schedule events or activities by assessing which options work best for a large group of people.
You can also integrate existing calendars to enable better planning.
Google Hangouts allows you to video call, audio call or instantly message others individually or in groups.
Join Me is a screensharing tool to enable digital meetings.
With enabled audio and customizable features, you can invite participants to online meetings and share items easily. It offers a free download but to use it entirely online is billed.
LinkedIn is the professional social network, connecting you to colleagues, future employers and allowing you to showcase your achievement digitally.
Visual CV is a free digital tool for creating a CV or resume, which can be published online, saved to PDF format or shared with prospective employers.
Dropbox is a cloud-based file storage application that allows you to back up data, documents, photos and more online.
Description: Drive starts you with 15 GB of free Google online storage, so you can keep photos, stories, designs, drawings, recordings, videos – anything.