Tag: discussion

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.

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March 9, 2021

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.

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October 28, 2020

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.

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October 23, 2020

Slack is a channel-based communication and instant messaging platform. It is designed for teams to work  together more effectively.

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September 23, 2020

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.

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September 8, 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.

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April 28, 2020

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.

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April 28, 2020

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.

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April 28, 2020

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.

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April 27, 2020

iClicker is a student response system that provides instant feedback during lecture. The use of in-class polling promotes active learning and gathers information about comprehension and consensus.

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April 27, 2020