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.
Teaching Tree is an advanced searchable platform that allows anyone to organise educational content. Contains information on computer science, databases, computer systems and coding for creation.
Thinglink is a free digital tool that allows the creation of interactive hyperlinked images. Both website and app are available.
Year of Code Initiative
Digital resource for those interested in learning to code, to find courses or online informational content for projects.
Animoto is a digital video tool, which allows you to create a video using images, video clips, music and text.
Glogster is a multimedia tool which allows you to create a multimedia interactive poster - combining images, graphics, audio, video and text on one digital canvas.
It also has an iPad app.
The Noun Project
The Noun Project is a collection of royalty free icons that can be used for free as long as you credit the creator correctly and reference them.
Box is an online file storage, sharing and collaboration tool.
It allows you to save and access files remotely, and you can also work on documents and projects with others.
Diigo is a research companion app - a web extension tool which is linked to browser activity, allowing you to collect and organise information as you research.
It also allows students to highlight, annotate, tag and save information, which is then accessible online from anywhere.
Evernote is a workspace application for documents, web links, presentations and more; with the ability to sync across devices, Evernote allows you to take notes, plan and write on any digital device.
iCloud is a cloud based storage drive for files, documents, images and more. Useful for those using Apple products, you can sync documents between devices and access online anywhere.