3 Tools for Facilitating Discussion Outside of Class: Piazza, Basecamp, and Slack

Written By: Emily Crawford Getting students to participate…
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Tool Review: Kaltura

Kaltura is a web-based application used for uploading and managing video content, creating multimedia presentations, and interacting with students.
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Google Forms: Making Your Life Easier, One Form at a Time

Written by: Evan Sanderson You’re standing in front of class,…
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Organize Your (and Your Students’) News

RSS (Real Simple Syndication) feeds and their little orange…

Mobile Tool Review: Facebook Groups

Facebook groups allow instructors to facilitate a collaborative forum on a site that's already familiar to many students.
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Mobile Tool Review: Twitter

New Twitter users will be pleasantly surprised by how the tool can be seamlessly integrated into classroom lectures and other coursework.

Mobile Tool Review: Google Drive

Google Drive is flexible, easy to use, and excellent for collaboration.
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Mobile Tool Review: Prezi

Prezi is a virtual whiteboard that turns linear presentations into interactive, collaborative, and multi-linear narratives.
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Mobile Tool Review: Piazza

Piazza is more engaging, consistent, and provides more options to facilitate learning (both inside and outside the classroom) than the default Blackboard discussion board.
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Mobile Tool Review:

With a wide array of features and capabilities, WordPress is a great platform to use whether you are interested in starting a course blog or promoting your research (or both).