Interactive Technology Tools
Interactive Tools Gives Online Learning Hands-On Experiences
Being able to work with or interact with content makes learning more meaningful and significantly increases retention. Investigate these interactive tools, many have been successfully used by faculty.
Mentimeter, an interactive presentation tool, makes slide decks more engaging. Add polls, questions, or student interactions/reactions. Students can use smartphones to interact with the presentation and results are displayed in real time.
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Padlet is the ultimate bulletin board. Faculty use this application as a forum to have students introduce themselves or as a brainstorming tool. Embed video, attach documents, create web links. etc. This application can be embedded right into BlackBoard.
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Slick Write is a powerful, free application that makes it easy to check your writing for grammar errors, potential stylistic mistakes, and other features of interest. It even checks your writing for flow and provides a wealth of statistics!
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