Category: Discussion

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. Why Use Perusall? students using Perusall tend to complete readings at rates […]

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September 8, 2020

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. Mural boards can also be exported, shared, and embedded in a website. Mural also integrates with numerous external tools, including Google Drive, Google Calendar, Microsoft One Drive, Microsoft […]

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September 8, 2020

Google Ngram Viewer is an online search tool that charts the yearly frequencies of occurences of search terms in books printed between 1500 and 2019 contained in Google Books. The underlying corpus contains texts printed in English, Chinese (simplified), French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Russian, and Spanish. Also included are some specialized English corpora, such as […]

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September 4, 2020

SoundCloud is an online audio sharing platform that can be used to host and distribute podcasts, music, or other recordings. Why Use SoundCloud? Host up to three hours of audio for free Users can create time markers and leave comments on tracks SoundCloud feeds can be syndicated to podcast directories like the Apple Podcasts and […]

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September 4, 2020

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. Why use ED? Threaded discussions with entries/ answers that can […]

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April 28, 2020

The McGraw Commons is an online publishing platform for teaching and learning. Powered by WordPress, the McGraw Commons provides quick and easy website creation and a wide array of tools that encourage participation, active learning, and creative expression. Course blogs support tagging, commenting, and the inclusion of images, audio, video, and maps in posts. Why […]

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April 28, 2020