Tag: Zoom-friendly

Twine is an open source tool used for creating interactive hypertext stories, poetry, games and interactive art. Hypertext works usually allow readers to make decisions while experiencing the work. Works in Twine are written in a series of passages that can be linked together, forming a sequence or a network of passages. When rendered as […]

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April 30, 2020

Omeka a tool used for the curation of digital media and for creating online exhibits that showcase those collections. Omeka is a teaching tool that gives students opportunities to do creative work for a public audience, encouraging discussions around the construction and display of knowledge, and in the process of researching the objects in the […]

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April 30, 2020

ArcGIS Online is an online version of the popular ArcGIS software.  A Geographic Information System (GIS) is software designed to store, manipulate, and analyze spatial data. Through Princeton’s ArcGIS Online portal, maps can be shared with other Princeton users or made public on the web. ArcGIS Online contains a wide array of basemaps and datasets […]

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April 28, 2020

Google MyMaps is an online tool that takes advantage of the Google Maps engine to support the creation of personal digital maps. Similar to the very familiar Google Maps, Google MyMaps allows you to choose between different base maps, add points, lines and regions, and add narrative text, audio, and video. Google MyMaps are stored […]

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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. Hypothesis can be enabled on select readings (public webpages and PDFs) and can be public, private or restricted to a group of users. Hypothesis provides four […]

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April 28, 2020

TimelineJS is an online tool for creating media-rich, interactive timelines. Developed by the Knight Lab at Northwestern University, the tool allows users to compose a sequence of dates, text, images, audio, video, and links to create a multimedia timeline. The underlying data is stored in Google Sheets spreadsheets, making this a perfect candidate for collaborative […]

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April 28, 2020

Mentimeter is a web-based application that allows live audiences to participate in polls using their mobile devices. Questions can be asked in a variety of ways, inlcuding multiple choice, open-ended text responses, word clouds, scales, ranking, or quizzes. Results are tabulated and displayed on the presenter’s screen and can be downloaded afterwards as a pdf […]

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April 28, 2020

VoiceThread is a platform for discussion of multimedia, creating a threaded conversation around files. Users can comment on images, Microsoft PowerPoint presentations, videos, audio files, documents, and PDFs.  Comments can be in the form of text, audio or video and can be submitted directly on the platform using the user’s computer’s built-in microphoneand web camera, […]

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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. iClicker receives student input two ways — either from an app on a mobile device, or from a mechanical “clicker” with five buttons, A – E. Both methods […]

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April 27, 2020

Mirador is an image collection viewing tool that allows users to view, zoom, and compare digital images. Mirador provides a tiled, windowed workspace for side-by-side comparison of multiple image-based resources and supports zooming, metadata display, book layout, bookmarking, and more. Based on the International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF), a set of technical standards for media […]

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April 27, 2020