Category Archives: Web Tools

e-Learning Tuesday #2

Web-conferencing Tools There comes a time in most online courses where either the facilitator or the learners want to make synchronous contact. It’s fine and dandy to talk to one another in the discussion board or through email, but once … Continue reading

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Tech Tool Tuesday #13

Backchanneling What is backchanneling you ask? According to Toledo and Peters (2010) “Backchannels, forms of instant message conversations, take place during synchronous learning sessions.” In our article, Sharon and I shared a variety of backchannel uses that teachers in North … Continue reading

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Tech Tool Tuesday #12

Collaboration – Google … again As we become more familiar with the tools of the participatory web (commonly referred to as Web 2.0) we see application possibilities that enable our students to connect, create, catalog, communicate, collaborate, and a bunch … Continue reading

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Tech Tool Tuesday #9

Polling Tools Polling tools embedded in blogs, wikis, presentation software, and websites enable teachers, students, and groups to collect information, elicit opinions, and check for understanding with just a click or text message.  The fun part is that the results … Continue reading

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Web Tool Tuesday begins

I’ve decided to begin logging some of my long-time and new web tool favorites every Tuesday. I want to make sure to focus on personal and student use of the tools. So, I need your input – How are you … Continue reading

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