Tag Archive: collaboration

Feb 04

SlideRocket for Education

SlideRocket for Education is a cloud-based presentation creation tool.  It is currently offering free, full-featured accounts for students and teachers with an EDU email address.  SlideRocket lets you embed videos from YouTube, add photos from Flickr, and record narration for your slides, all from within your web-browser.  No additional software (except Adobe Flash) is required.  …

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Nov 15

Dropmark

Dropmark allows you to drag and drop files from your computer or web browser to create a cloud-based presentation.  You can add photos, videos, PowerPoint presentations, PDFs and websites and then organize them as you wish.  You can choose who you want to share the “dropmark” with and can even collaborate with other users to …

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Dec 12

LiveMinutes

LiveMinutes is a free web conferencing platform that allows students to share a document (.ppt, .xls, .doc) or a virtual whiteboard and discuss it in real-time using in-browser audio and video or Skype.  Users can also optionally upload documents straight from their Dropbox or Box accounts. After the meeting is complete, LiveMinutes creates a PDF …

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Nov 28

Scoop.it

Scoop.it

Scoop.it is an online tool that allows you to create a public collection of articles from the web.  All you do is define a topic (e.g. electronic textbooks) and whenever you see something related to that topic, you click on a little bookmarklet in your browser and the item is added to your Scoop.it page …

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Apr 01

Join.me

Join.me

Join.me is a free screen sharing and online meeting tool.  The host needs to download and run the application, and then others can join in by simply clicking on a link and visiting a website.  Up to 250 people can be in a meeting that has screen sharing, chat, remote control, and file transfers … …

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Feb 18

TitanPad

TitanPad

TitanPad is a real-time text editor that allows multiple people to edit a document simultaneously.  The content in TitanPad pads can be exported as a HTML, PDF, Word or plain text files (among others).  It has automatic saved revisions and has a cool “Time Slider” feature that lets you play back all of the content …

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Permanent link to this article: http://egarc.dept.ku.edu/blog/web-2-0/titanpad/

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.

Permanent link to this article: http://egarc.dept.ku.edu/blog/web-2-0/voicethread/

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.

Permanent link to this article: http://egarc.dept.ku.edu/blog/web-2-0/a-nnotate/