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Big Blue Button

BigBlueButton is an open source web conferencing system for on-line learning. BigBlueButton enables you to share documents (PDF and any office document), webcams, chat, audio and your desktop. It can also recor...

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Case Studies

Case studies are collections of detailed information about a particular person or group. Case studies generally include descriptive research, exploration of a situation, and draw conclusions in context of the s...

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Clickers/Classroom Response Systems

A Classroom Response System, commonly called "Clickers" at the University of Florida, refers to an audience response system that allows instructors in a face-to-face classroom to collect real-time data such as ...

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Collaborative/Peer Editing

Collaborative/Peer editing refers to a group of students who edit a document together. This can be done simultaneously in a face to face environment or in a distance education environment by using collaborative...

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Gamification

Overview Gamification is an approach to motivating students to learn by incorporating game elements into the learning environment. These game mechanics can be used as motivational tools to encourage student eng...

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Quizlet

Overview Quizlet is a free online study tool that students may use to choose from a variety of interactive study activities including flashcards, matching activities, and other learning games. Students can crea...

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Role Model Interviews

Role model interviews generally refers to a conversation between two people in which one person acts as an interviewer to ask a set of questions, and the other person answers the question as an expert. Role mod...

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Role Play

In role playing activities participants act as various characters or roles. Role playing activities encourage students to "put themselves in another's shoes" in order to act out a fictional scenario. ...

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Self-Evaluation

Self-evaluation refers to reviewing one's own performance critically. Self-evaluations can be done individually or in the context of a larger review....

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Simulations

Educational simulations imitate a real scenario, process, activity, or state of affairs. Participation in a simulation requires the student to perform specific tasks that emulate real life situations or scenari...

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Storyline

Overview Using Storyline, instructors can build interactive content for online delivery, potentially increasing the range and styles of active learning. Interactive content options include screencasts, simulati...

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Twitter

Twitter is a free social software and microblogging service that allows users to post, or "tweet," 140 characters of text in the style of a blog orRSS feed. Posts can be made directly through the website or thr...

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UFApps

Overview UFApps is a full production service provided by UFIT and provides UF students affordable access to Microsoft Windows based desktop tools, UF services, and select software applications through the cloud...

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Virtual Field Trips

Overview Virtual field trips present a variety of content for student learning in online environments. Virtual field trips tend to be highly visual, and offer varying levels of interactivity. Many resources for...

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Virtual Laboratories

A virtual laboratory is an interactive environment for creating and conducting simulated experiments....

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Virtual Reality

Virtual Reality (VR) is a technology that allows users to interact in a computer-simulated environment. Although there are many different types of VR, there are three types that are particularly useful for educ...

Wikis

Wikis

A wiki is a type of website that permits users to edit available content. Wikis are designed with the philosophy of making it easy to correct mistakes and through collaboration, difficult to make mistakes. The ...