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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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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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Discussion Boards

A discussion board is a virtual forum for holding discussions and posting content. Most discussion boards are asynchronous forums that resemble bulletin boards and blogs. Instructors and/or students can create ...

Portfolios

ePortfolios

In education, a portfolio refers to a collection of information or prior work that documents learning, growth, and achievement....

Group Critiques

Group critique refers to a method of analysis in which a group of people critique a work, project, or assignment and gives feedback to the creator....

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Mapping Mashups

A mashup refers to a website or application that combines information from multiple sources into a single cohesive use. Mapping mashups refer to the use of mapping tools such as Yahoo maps, or Google maps, or <...

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Mind Maps

Overview Mind maps are visual representations of a central topic and its relationship(s) to other themes and concepts. Mind maps blend creativity and logic and can be a helpful learning tool for many different ...

OneDrive

Microsoft OneDrive is a web-based file hosting service that utilizes cloud storage to allow users to store, edit and share files with other users via the Internet. UF now offers OneDrive storage to current UF s...

Flickr

Photo Sharing Websites

Photo Sharing Websites allow a user to upload and digital photos to a website so that they can be clasified and shared with others either privately or publicly. In addition to uploading images many Photo Sharin...

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Piazza

Overview Piazza is a free and easy to use Wiki-style Q&A platform. Anyone can ask and answer questions on Piazza. With students teaching students, Piazza is a type of Discussion Board tool that allows async...

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Social Bookmarking

Social bookmarking refers to storing, sorting, classifying, sharing and searching through a collection of bookmarked links of web pages, images, videos, and audio files that are stored on the Internet. Most ...

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Social Citations

Social citations refers to storing, sorting, classifying, sharing and searching through a collection of internet based bookmarked links of citable sources such as e-journals, news articles, academic studies and...

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Social Libraries

A Social library is a website that allows users to keep track of and catalog media collections ranging from books to CD's and DVDs. Users can share their collections, keep lists and wish lists, and network with...

VoiceThread

VoiceThread

VoiceThread is a cloud based web application that allows users to post media such as a document, slide show, video, or photo collection that can be commented on by a community and then converted into a flash-ba...

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Web Conferencing

A web conference, also known as a webinar, refers to meetings or live presentations over the Internet. In a web conference each participant is connected to the other participants in real-time via the Internet. ...

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Whiteboards

The term "whiteboard" is used to describe computer software applications that function like dry-erase boards. Virtual whiteboards allow one or more people to write or draw on the whiteboard simultaneously. Whit...

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 ...

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Yammer

Overview Yammer is a social networking service, used for private communication within organizations. Only individuals with an approved email address may join a Yammer network. Students, faculty, and staff at UF...