FromThePage is an open-source platform, hosted by the University of Texas Libraries, for collaborating on the transcription or OCR correction of texts and the creation digital editions. FromThePage may be particularly useful as an aid in the transcription of handwritten documents. Create an index to a document using wiki-markup to tag people, places, and other […]
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.
Panopto is a video management platform used for recording, organizing, embedding, and streaming live video. The system is integrated with Canvas for video/audio course content, but can also be used for do-it-yourself lecture capture, screencasting, and video streaming.
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.
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.
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.
Hypothesis is an open-source collaborative tool supporting the annotation of and discussion around digital texts. Hypothesis provides a marginal discussion area to documents such as webpages and PDF files.
VoiceThread is a platform for discussing multimedia work. Users can leave audio and video comments on images, Microsoft PowerPoint presentations, videos, audio files, documents, and PDFs.