AnswerGarden is a feedback tool for audience participation and collective brainstorming. Pose a question and invite users/students to contribute answers. Answers are displayed instantly in a word cloud showing at a glace the relative popularity of individual answers. AnswerGarden is completely free and does not require you or your students to create accounts. Resources AnswerGarden […]
Canvas is Princeton’s course management system offering many features and tools for teaching including the posting grades, online assignments, online tests and quizzes, announcements, and discussion.
Flipgrid is a web-based platform that allows instructors to create “grids” to facilitate video discussions. Each grid is like a message board where instructors can pose questions, called “topics,” and their students can post video responses that appear in a tiled grid display.
Zotero, a project of the Corporation for Digital Scholarship, is an online citation manager with accompanying browser plugins and desktop software that supports groups and synchronizing of collections online.
Slack is a channel-based communication and instant messaging platform. It is designed for teams to work together more effectively.
Perusall is e-reader and course readings manager with collaborative features for commenting and annotation. It allows you to upload or link to a wide variety of different media, from PDFs to videos to actual textbooks, which students can then read and annotate collaboratively.
Mural is an online, shared, interactive digital whiteboard. Collaborators can draw, write with styluses, type, post sticky notes, and insert media from a wide range of devices.
Google Jamboard is an online shared whiteboard especially useful for remote synchronous collaboration. Jamboard provides a canvas onto which students and instructors can sketch, diagram ideas, and draw collaboratively.
Google Docs is a full-featured online document editor. Documents created in Google Docs can be shared with other users, allowing students to collaborate on the same document in real-time. Google Docs is poart of the Google Apps suite of tools and is available to all Princeton students. Google Docs is also integrated into Canvas as Canvas Collaborations so that students can work on a document together directly from any Canvas course.
Google Apps for Education is licensed by the University for the secure storage of course-related files. The apps include: Google Docs, Google Slides, Google Sheets, Google Forms, Google My Maps, Google Drawings, Google Apps Script and Google Jambox.
Ed (or ‘Ed discussion’) is an online threaded discussion platform that supports document and image upload, math equations, embedded video, runnable code snippets, and image annotation. Discussion board posts can be categorized, private, or even anonymous. Student responses can be ‘endorsed’ and instructor feedback provided.
The McGraw Commons is an online publishing platform for teaching and learning powered by Wordpress, popular and easy-to-use software for websites and blogs.