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.

Browse the glossary using this index

Special | A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z | ALL

P

Penflip

Penflip is a free collaborative writing tool. It allows you to create, share and download different file format documents and e-books online. 


Penultimate

Penultimate is a free digital handwriting app for the iPad or Apple devices. It allows you to sketch, write notes, and record what you need.


Pinterest

Highly popular social media site which allows users to create virtual themed pinboards of images, media, websites and any online content. Easy to share and great to curate a wide variety of digital content into an interactive format.

Link: https://uk.pinterest.com/


Pixtochart

Link: http://piktochart.com/

Description: Excellent tool for creating and sharing free infographics.Can be used for posters, charts, presentations and more.


Plickers

Plickers is a formative assessment tool for assessing student learning. 

It supplies instant feedback to assist with teaching and learning. 

 


Pocket

Pocket is a free app which allows you to store online content - files, articles, videos, blogs, etc - for reading offline, anytime.

Designed for use with mobile phones, tablets and other devices. 


Pocket Schedule Planner

Pocket Schedule Planner is an Apple app which creates a digital schedule and planner for users to organise their classes, courses and exams.

It has different views, assignment management, notification settings and other organisation tools. 


Poll Everywhere

Poll Everywhere

Excellent digital software allowing creation of polls and quizzes where students can participate via free SMS messages from their mobile, so you can view the results live and enable interactive discussion. 


Powtoon

Link: http://www.powtoon.com/

Description: Make quirky, fun and engaging animated videos and presentations. Simple to use and can be embedded easily in files, presentations and on webpages.

 


Prezi

Link: https://prezi.com/

Description: A prezi is a presentation of text and visuals that you zoom in and out of. It is very similar to a power point, except you do not make slides. Instead, you make one big prezi and zoom in to different views. You can show a prezi to others on a computer through your prezi account, or you can link to them.

Tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/user/PreziVideoChannel