Monthly Archive: December 2010

Dec 31

Voyeur Tools

Voyeur

Voyeur is a web-based text analysis environment. With Voyeur, you can perform lexical analysis including the study of frequency and distribution data.  This beta version lets you upload plain-text, HTML, XML, PDF, RTF and DOC files or you can analyze an existing URL. Voyeur is part of the Hermeneuti.ca, a collaborative project to develop and …

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Dec 24

VoiceThread

VoiceThread

A VoiceThread is a collaborative, multimedia slide show that holds images, documents, and videos and allows people to navigate pages and leave comments in 5 ways – using voice (with a mic or telephone), text, audio file, or video (via a webcam). Share a VoiceThread with friends, students, and colleagues for them to record comments too.

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Dec 17

Weebly for Education

Weebly

Weebly is perfect for creating classroom websites, student e-portfolios, and websites for assigned projects. Its drag & drop website editor is stunningly simple to use, and appropriate for use with students of all ages. Weebly enables your students to express themselves creatively using a variety of multimedia features, all within a protected environment that you control.

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Dec 10

Twiddla

Twiddla

Twiddla is a real-time online collaboration tool that is free and easy to use. You can mark up its whiteboard, annotate pictures, websites or documents that you have uploaded, and even work on an EtherPad (aka TitanPad).  Twiddla also incorporates text and voice chat which allows real-time interaction with people from all over the world. …

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Dec 03

A.nnotate

A.nnotate

A.nnotate is an online annotation, collaboration and indexing system for documents and images. Instead of emailing different versions of a document back and forth you can now all comment on a single read-only copy online. The document is displayed in high quality with fonts and layout just like the printed version. It is easy to use and runs in all common web browsers, with no software or plugins to install.

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