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Tools to Support Teaching and Learning

Collaboration

Document Sharing and/or Processing

  • OneDrive - Free for UNB Faculty/Staff/Students
  • Google Drive - Free
  • Wiggio - Free at UNB in D2L
  • Evernote - Free

Wikis

  • PBWorks - Free with Restrictions; Paid.

Collaborative Corkboards

  • Padlet - Free

Organization/Project Management

  • Trello - Free

Textbook/PDF Annotating

  • Perusall - Free

Collaborative Grading

  • CrowdMark - Free (licensed at UNB from Aug. 2019 - Aug.2020)

Communication

Discussion Forums

  • D2L Discussions - Free at UNB

Chat Rooms

  • D2L Chat - Free at UNB

Web Conferencing

  • Skype for Business - Free at UNB
  • Zoom - Available for fully online courses offered through the College of Extended Learning
  • YouSeeYou Virtual Classroom - Free within D2L
  • Google Hangouts - Free (up to 10 screen shared)
  • Wiggio - Free at UNB

Conceptualization/Brainstorming

Personal Mindmapping

  • FreeMind - Free
  • Inspiration - $39.95

Collaborative Mindmapping

  • Wisemapping - Free

Pinboards

  • Pinterest - Free

Data Collection

Surveys

  • D2L Survey Tool - Free in D2L
  • LimeSurvey - Free and Hosted at UNB
  • SurveyMonkey - Free with Restrictions; Paid Avoid collecting student private information
  • Poll Everywhere - Free at UNB
  • Microsoft Forms - Free - UNB Login

Miscellaneous

QR Code Maker

  • GoQR.me - Free

Multiple Choice Question Repository

  • PeerWise - Free

Schedule Meetings - In class Presentations Sign up

  • Doodle - Free

Word Cloud Generator

  • Wordle - Free: no account needed
  • Tagul - Free: account needed

Presentation

Screencasting

  • Screencast-o-matic - Free 15 minute videos without editing; DELUXE $18 per year
  • Camtasia - Contact ITS for price

Whiteboard Recording - VideoScribing

  • VideoScribe - Some free licenses available to use in the Media Lab
  • Doceri - Free Requires an iPad ($30 US for Desktop version)

Web Conferencing

  • See Communication above

Digital StoryTelling

  • Microsoft Sway - Free, Use your UNB Login Information
  • Adobe Spark Video - Free
  • Prezi - Free

Infographics

  • Infogr.am - Free
  • Piktochart - Free; Paid Upgrade
  • Visual.ly - Free

Poster Design

  • Inkscape - Free
  • Adobe InDesign - Free to use in the Media Lab for UNB Faculty/Staff/Students

Image Editing

  • Gimp - Free
  • Adobe Photoshop -Free to use in the Media Lab for UNB Faculty/Staff/Students

Real-time Classroom Polling (Student Response Systems)

Clickers

  • TurningPoint - 30 Free to borrow from CETL

Web-Based Response Systems

  • Poll Everywhere - Free at UNB
  • Plickers - Free

Reflection

Blogs

  • Blogger - Free

Journalling

  • D2L Discussions Tool/Combined with D2L Groups tool - Groups of 1

E-Portfolios

  • Microsoft Sway (can be used for for this purpose) - Free - UNB Login

Social Networking

General Social Networking

  • Facebook - Free (determine if you agree to privacy terms before signing up)
  • Yammer - Free at UNB, use your UNB login credentials

Microblogging

  • Twitter - Free
  • Yammer - Free at UNB, use your UNB login credentials

Video Sharing

Video Hosting

  • unb.ca/video - Free Vimeo hosting at UNB
  • MS Stream - Free at UNB
  • YouTube - Free
  • Vimeo - Free and Paid accounts

Updated: November 2019