Compiled by Jane Hart Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies www.C4LPT.co.uk Top 100 Tools  for Learning 2010
During 2010, 545 learning professionals from around the world shared their  Top 10 Tools for Learning . From these lists I...
1 Previous rankings: 2009: 1st 2008:  11 th   2007:  43 rd   Cost:  Free Available:  Hosted www.twitter.com   Keep in touc...
Previous rankings: 2009:  3 rd   2008:  18 th 2007:  22 nd Cost:  Free Available:  Hosted www.youtube.com A place where yo...
Previous rankings: 2009:   5 th 2008:  7 th   2007:  14 th   Cost:  Free Available:  Hosted www.google.com/docs/  To creat...
Previous rankings:  2009:   2 nd 2008:  1 st   2007:  2 nd   Cost:  Free Available:  Hosted www.delicious.com A place to s...
Previous rankings: 2009:   7 th   2008:  20 th   2007:  31 st   Cost:  Free Available:  Hosted www.slideshare.net   A plac...
Previous rankings : 2009:   11 th   2008:  4 th   2007:  3 rd   Cost:  Free Available:  Download Platform: Windows and Mac...
Previous rankings: 2009:   4 th   2008:  3 rd   2007:  7 th   Cost:  Free Available:  Hosted www.google.com/reader   A web...
Previous rankings: 2009: 6 th   2008:  5 th   2007:  6 th   Cost:   Free Open Source   Available: Hosted/Download www.word...
Previous rankings: 2009: 31 st = 2008:  24 th   2007:  17 th   Cost:  Free Available:  Hosted www.facebook.com   A social ...
Previous rankings : 2009: 14 th  = 2008:  9 th   2007:  12 th   Cost:  Free Open Source  Available:  Download Platform: Wi...
Previous rankings: 2009: 8th 2008:  6 th   2007:  3 rd   Cost:  Free Available:  Hosted www.google.com A powerful web-base...
Previous rankings: 2009: 28 th   2008:   - 2007:   - Cost:  Free  & paid for plans Available: Online www.prezi.com Build a...
Previous rankings: 2009: 71 st  = 2008:    - 2007:    - Cost:  Free  & Commercial Available:  Download/Hosted Platform: Wi...
Previous rankings: 2009: 14 th  = 2008:  10 th   2007:  9 th   Cost:  Free Available:  Hosted www.blogger.com A simple and...
Previous rankings: 2009: 22 nd  = 2008:  35 th   2007:  72 nd   Cost:  Free Available:  Hosted www.diigo.com A social anno...
Previous rankings : 2009: 17 th   2008:  13 th   2007:  26 th   Cost:  Free Available:  Hosted www.wikipedia.org This onli...
Previous rankings: 2009: 20 th   2008:  26 th   2007:  - Cost:  Free Available:  Download Platform: Windows, Mac www.jingp...
Previous rankings: 2009: 29 th   2008:  19 th   2007:  15 th   Cost:  Free /Commercial Available:  Hosted www.wikispaces.c...
Previous rankings: 2009: 19 th   2008:  23 rd   2007:  - Cost:  Free /Commercial Available:  Hosted www.voicethread.com   ...
Previous rankings : 2008:  15 th   2007:  16 th   Cost:  Free Available:  Hosted www.flickr.com   A place where you can st...
Previous rankings : 2009: 13 th   2008:   8 th   2007:   5 th   Cost:  Commercial Available:  Download Platform: Windows &...
Previous rankings: 2009: 30 th   008:    - 2007:   - Cost:  Free Available: Online www.wordle.net   Input or copy in some ...
Previous rankings: 2009: 27 th   2008:   - 2007:   - Cost:  Free /premium accounts Available: Online/Download www.evernote...
Previous rankings: 2008:  12 th   2007:  11 th   Cost :  Free, Open Source   Available:  Download Platform: Windows, Mac, ...
Previous rankings: 2009: 55 th = 2008:   - 2007:   - Cost:  Free Available: Online www.glogster.com Make an interactive po...
26 An online noticeboard maker. Previous rankings: 2009: 26 th = 2008:   - 2007:   - Cost:  Free Available: Online www.wal...
Previous rankings : 2009: 26 th   2008:  26 th   2007:  50 th   Cost:  Commercial Available:  Download Platform: Windows w...
Previous rankings: 2009: 31 st   2008:   - 2007:   - Cost:  Free Available: Online www.animoto.com Lets you create videos ...
.  Previous rankings: 2009: 9 th = 2008:  2 nd   2007:  1 st   Cost:  Free, Open Source Available:  Download Platform: Win...
Previous rankings: 2009: 38 th  = 2008:  30 th   2007:  31 st   Cost:  Free Available:  Hosted www.linkedin.com   A public...
Previous rankings: 2009: 21 st   2008:  14 th   2007:  7 th   Cost:  Free Available:  Hosted mail google.com A web-based e...
Previous rankings: 2009: 11 th  = 2008:  16 th   2007:  31 st   Cost:  Commercial  Available:  Hosted www.ning.com Created...
Previous rankings 2009: 34 th   2008:  35 th   2007:  43 rd   Cost:  Free /Commercial Available:  Hosted www.pbworks.com A...
Previous rankings:  2009: 38 th =  2008:  66 th   2007:   - Cost:  Commercial Available:  Hosted www.google.com/a /  Softw...
Previous rankings: 2009: 43 rd  = 2008:  50 th   2007:  50 th   Cost:  Commercial Available:  Hos ted www.elluminate.com  ...
Previous rankings: 2009: 55 th   2008:   - 2007:  - Cost:  Free   Available: Online www.posterous.com A very simple bloggi...
Previous rankings : 2009: 43 rd   2008:   - 2007:   - Cost:  Free Available: Download Platform:  Windows/M ac www.tweetdec...
Previous rankings: 2009: 22 nd  = 2008:  30 th   2007:  17 th   Cost:  Commercial Available:  Download Platform: Windows w...
Previous rankings: 2009: 71 st  = 2008: 59 th   2007:   - Cost:  Free Available:  Hosted www.google.com/sites   Lets you c...
Previous rankings: 2009: 31 st  = 2008:  50 th   2007:  43 rd   Cost:  Free /Commercial Available:  Hosted www.apple.com/i...
Previous rankings: 2009: 43 rd  = 2008:  40 th   2007:  40 th   Cost:  Free Available:  Download Platform:  Windows, Mac, ...
Previous rankings: 2009: 25th 2008:  21 st   2007:  26 th   Cost:  Commercial Available:  Download Platform: Windows www.t...
Previous rankings: 2009: 24th 2008:  25 th   2007:  22 nd   Cost:  Commercial Available:  Download Platform:  Windows www....
Previous rankings: 2009: 55 th  = 2008:   - 2007:   - Cost:  Free Available: Online www.google.com/chrome  A browser that ...
Previous rankings: 2009: 16 th   2008:  17 th   2007:  17 th   Cost:  Free Available:  Hosted www.google.com/ig   Here you...
Previous rankings: 2009: 88 th  = 2008:   - 2007:   - Cost:  Free Available:  Online www.edmodo.com  A private social plat...
Previous rankings: 2009: 63 rd   2008:   - 2007:  57 th   Cost:  Free Available:  Download Platform: Windows picasa.google...
Previous rankings:  2009: 49 th   2008:  59 th   2007:  72 nd   Cost:  Free Available:  Hosted www.edublogs.org Blogging f...
Previous rankings : 2009: 88 th   2008:  54 th   2007:    - Cost:  Free /Commercial Available:  Hosted www.surveymonkey.co...
Previous rankings: 2009: 71 st   2008:   - 2007:   - Cost:  Free /Commercial Available:  Online www.etherpad.com A web-bas...
51= Previous rankings: 2009:  - 2008:   - 2007:  - Cost:  Free Available: Online www.amplify.com   Amplify is a service fo...
Previous rankings: 2009: 41 st  = 2008:  28 th   2007:  26 th   Cost:  Free Available:  Download Platform: Windows, Mac ww...
Previous rankings:  2009: 50 th   2008:  29 th   2007:  36 th   Cost:  Free Available:  Hosted www.google.com/calendar   U...
Previous rankings: 2009: 43 rd  = 2008:   - 2007:   - Cost:  Free Open Source  & pro accounts Available: Online www.dimdim...
54= Previous rankings: 2009: 71 st  =  2008:  83 rd   2007:  50 th   Cost:  Free Available: Hosted www.google.comm/wave   ...
Previous rankings: 2009: 71 st  =  2008:  83 rd   2007:  50 th   Cost:  Free Available: Hosted www.scribd.com A place to s...
57 Previous rankings: 2009: -  2008:  66 th   2007:  72 nd   Cost:  Free Available: Hosted www.zotero.com   Firefox extens...
Previous rankings: 2009: 67 th  = 2008:  34 th   2007:  36 th   Cost:  Free Available:  Hosted www.google.com/maps   Searc...
Previous rankings: 2009: 55 th  = 2008:   - 2007:   - Cost:  Free Available:  Online www.screenr.com   It lets you record ...
Previous rankings : 2009 36 th  = 2008:  22 nd   2007:  10 th   Cost:  Commercial Available:  Download Platform: Windows a...
Previous rankings : 2009: 41 st  = 2008:  66 th   2007:  52 nd   Cost:  Commercial Available:  Hosted www.adobe.com/produc...
61= Previous rankings : 2009:  - 2008:   - 2007:   - Cost:  Free   Available: Online www.livebinders.com   LiveBinders is ...
Previous rankings : 2009: 55 th  = 2008:  37 th   2007:  26 th   Cost:  Free Available:  Hosted www.netvibes.com   A start...
Previous rankings: 2009: 71 st  = 2008:  44 th   2007:  31 st   Cost:  Free, Open Source   Available:  Download Platform: ...
No specific blogs named – but just the very many different blogs available to read 65
66= A simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature Previous rankings: 2009: - 2008:  42 nd   2007:  36 th   Cost:...
No specific wikis or wiki tools named. The general concept of wikis and wiki tools – whether standalone within other syste...
68= Previous rankings : 2009: - 2008:  -  2007:  -  Cost:  Commercial Available:  Installed www.blackboard.com   A suite o...
Previous rankings : 2009: 71 st  = 2008:   - 2007:   - Cost:  Free  to users; companies can get admin rights for monthly p...
70 Previous rankings : 2009:  - 2008:   - 2007:   - Cost:  Free   Available: Online www.vimeo.com Vimeo is a respectful co...
71= Previous rankings : 2009:  - 2008:   - 2007:   - Cost:  Free   Available: Online www.storybird.com Storybirds are shor...
Previous rankings: 2009 71 st   2008:   - 2007:  - Cost:  Free   Available:  Download Platform: Windows www.xtranormal.com...
Previous rankings : 2009: 71 st   2008:   - 2007:   - Cost:  Commerci al www.theflip.com   Tiny little camcorder.  Take vi...
Previous rankings : 2009: 88 th   2008:  59 th   2007:   - Cost:  Free /Commercial Available:  Hosted www.mindmeister.com ...
75= Previous rankings : 2009:  - 2008:   - 2007:   - Cost:  Free   Available: Online www.aviary.com   Photo-editing, logos...
75= Previous rankings : 2009:  - 2008:   - 2007:   - Cost:  Free   Available: Online bit.ly Shorten, share and track  your...
75= Previous rankings : 2009:  - 2008:   - 2007:   - Cost:  Free   Available: Online www.drop.io Drop.io makes it easy to ...
75=   Monitor mentions, track results,  schedule updates, assign tasks,  spread messages Previous rankings : 2009:  - 2008...
Previous rankings:  2009: 50 th  = 2008:   - 2007:   - Cost:  Commercial Available: Download Platform: Microsoft sharepoin...
75= Previous rankings : 2009:  - 2008:   - 2007:   - Cost:  Free   Available: Online www.voki.com Create personalized spea...
Previous rankings: 2009: 38 th   2008:  38 th   2007:  43 rd   Cost:  Commercial Available:  Download Platform: Windows an...
81= Previous rankings : 2009:  - 2008:   - 2007:   - Cost:  Free   Available: Online www.photopeach.com   Photpeach lets y...
81= Create slideshows. Touch-up, crop, or rotate pictures Add special effects, soundtracks, and voice narration. Personali...
Previous rankings: 2009: 71 st  = 2008:  54 th   2007:  - Cost:  Free Available:  Hosted www.secondlife.com  Create an ava...
81= Android is Google’s own Operating System.  The Android OS sports an excellent web browser and integrates online tools ...
Previous rankings: 2009: 71 st  = 2008:  54 th   2007:  50 th   Cost:  Free Available:  Download Platform:  Windows, Mac, ...
85= Previous rankings: 2009: 48th 2008:  65 th   2007:  72 nd   Cost:  Commercial Available:  Download Platform: Windows o...
Previous rankings: 2008:  - 2007:  - Cost:  Commercial Available: Online www.webex.com For web meetings and conferences.  ...
Previous rankings: 2009: 55 th   2008:  83 rd   2007:   - Cost:  Free Available: Hosted bubbl.us A simple web application ...
Previous rankings: 2009: 71 st  = 2008:  66 th   2007:   - Cost:  Free /Commercial Available:  Hosted www.basecamphq.com M...
Previous rankings:   2009: 53 rd  = 2008:   - 2007:  40th Cost:  Free Available:  Download Platform:  LAMP www.elgg.org Op...
Previous rankings: 2009: 48th 2008:  65 th   2007:  72 nd   Cost:  Commercial Available:  Download Platform: Mac www.apple...
Previous rankings: 2009: 71 st  = 2008:   - 2007:   - Cost:  Free  and commercial Available:  Download Platform:  Windows ...
Previous rankings: 2009: 64 th = 2008:  80 th   2007:  57 th   Cost:  Free Available: Hosted www.teachertube.com   A place...
Previous rankings: 2009: 88 th  = 2008:  66 th   2007:  - Cost:  Commercial Available: Download Platform: Mac www.apple.co...
95= ipadio allows you to broadcast from any phone to the Internet live Previous rankings : 2009:  - 2008:   - 2007:   - Co...
Previous rankings: 2009: 67 th   2008:  38 th   2007:  17 th   Cost:  Commercial Available:  Download Platform:  Windows o...
95= Previous rankings : 2009:  - 2008:   - 2007:   - Cost:  Free   Available: Online www.toondoo.com Create and share your...
Previous rankings : 2009: 88 th   2008:  44 th   2007:  57 th   Cost:  Commercial Available:  Hosted www.typepad.com A blo...
Previous rankings: 2009: 64 th = 2008:   - 2007:   - Cost:  Free  authoring tool; small per screen charge for hosting Avai...
95= Previous rankings : 2009:  - 2008:   - 2007:   - Cost:  Free   Available: Online www.voxopop.com   Voxopop talkgroups ...
Previous rankings: 2009: 50 th  = 2008:  44 th   2007:    - Cost:  Free Available:  Hosted www.wetpaint.com A service to c...
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  1. 1. Compiled by Jane Hart Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies www.C4LPT.co.uk Top 100 Tools for Learning 2010
  2. 2. During 2010, 545 learning professionals from around the world shared their Top 10 Tools for Learning . From these lists I compiled the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2010 list . You can view the list at: bit.ly/top1002010 There you will also find links to pages showing f the winners and losers in 2010, as well as some analysis of the emerging trends in learning. The 2011 list is now being built at bit.ly/top1002011 Jane Hart is a Social Business Consultant. She is founder of the Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies. www.C4LPT.co.uk/jane.html
  3. 3. 1 Previous rankings: 2009: 1st 2008: 11 th 2007: 43 rd Cost: Free Available: Hosted www.twitter.com Keep in touch with colleagues and friends no matter where you are or what you’re doing in less than 140 characters
  4. 4. Previous rankings: 2009: 3 rd 2008: 18 th 2007: 22 nd Cost: Free Available: Hosted www.youtube.com A place where you can host, tag and share videos online . 2
  5. 5. Previous rankings: 2009: 5 th 2008: 7 th 2007: 14 th Cost: Free Available: Hosted www.google.com/docs/ To create, store and share documents, spreadsheets and presentations online, and where you can work on your own or collaboratively. 3
  6. 6. Previous rankings: 2009: 2 nd 2008: 1 st 2007: 2 nd Cost: Free Available: Hosted www.delicious.com A place to store your bookmarks online, tag them and share them with your colleagues and/or students. 4
  7. 7. Previous rankings: 2009: 7 th 2008: 20 th 2007: 31 st Cost: Free Available: Hosted www.slideshare.net A place where you can store, tag and share your presentations with others and create a slidecast. 5
  8. 8. Previous rankings : 2009: 11 th 2008: 4 th 2007: 3 rd Cost: Free Available: Download Platform: Windows and Mac www.skype.net For text and voice message conversations with others. 6
  9. 9. Previous rankings: 2009: 4 th 2008: 3 rd 2007: 7 th Cost: Free Available: Hosted www.google.com/reader A web-based reader to aggregate and manage all your news and blog (RSS) feeds in one place. 7
  10. 10. Previous rankings: 2009: 6 th 2008: 5 th 2007: 6 th Cost: Free Open Source Available: Hosted/Download www.wordpress.com www.wordpress.org A blogging platform that is free and easy to use. 8
  11. 11. Previous rankings: 2009: 31 st = 2008: 24 th 2007: 17 th Cost: Free Available: Hosted www.facebook.com A social networking site with over 300 million active members, that also includes many applications that allow it be used productively in education and business. 9
  12. 12. Previous rankings : 2009: 14 th = 2008: 9 th 2007: 12 th Cost: Free Open Source Available: Download Platform: Windows, Mac, Linux www.moodle.org Course management system with social functionality 10
  13. 13. Previous rankings: 2009: 8th 2008: 6 th 2007: 3 rd Cost: Free Available: Hosted www.google.com A powerful web-based search engine, so to find any information, you just “Google” it! 11
  14. 14. Previous rankings: 2009: 28 th 2008: - 2007: - Cost: Free & paid for plans Available: Online www.prezi.com Build amazing, non-linear presentations where you can zoom in and out of a visual map containing words, links, images, videos, etc 12
  15. 15. Previous rankings: 2009: 71 st = 2008: - 2007: - Cost: Free & Commercial Available: Download/Hosted Platform: Windows, Mac, Linux www.dropbox.com Put your files into your Dropbox on one computer, and they'll be instantly available on any of your other computers that you've installed Dropbox on. 13
  16. 16. Previous rankings: 2009: 14 th = 2008: 10 th 2007: 9 th Cost: Free Available: Hosted www.blogger.com A simple and quick way to get a blog up and running. 14
  17. 17. Previous rankings: 2009: 22 nd = 2008: 35 th 2007: 72 nd Cost: Free Available: Hosted www.diigo.com A social annotation tool where you can highlight, clip and sticky-note any page and then share your findings with others 15
  18. 18. Previous rankings : 2009: 17 th 2008: 13 th 2007: 26 th Cost: Free Available: Hosted www.wikipedia.org This online encyclopaedia has been written collaboratively by thousands of people from around the world. 16
  19. 19. Previous rankings: 2009: 20 th 2008: 26 th 2007: - Cost: Free Available: Download Platform: Windows, Mac www.jingproject.com A desktop program you can use to instantly capture screenshots and videos – and then share them. 17=
  20. 20. Previous rankings: 2009: 29 th 2008: 19 th 2007: 15 th Cost: Free /Commercial Available: Hosted www.wikispaces.com A service that lets you create a wiki for collaborative working and/or learning 17=
  21. 21. Previous rankings: 2009: 19 th 2008: 23 rd 2007: - Cost: Free /Commercial Available: Hosted www.voicethread.com A tool that lets you create collaborative presentations by collecting comments - both text and voice. 19
  22. 22. Previous rankings : 2008: 15 th 2007: 16 th Cost: Free Available: Hosted www.flickr.com A place where you can store your photos, tag them and share them with others. 20
  23. 23. Previous rankings : 2009: 13 th 2008: 8 th 2007: 5 th Cost: Commercial Available: Download Platform: Windows & Mac office.microsoft.com/powerpoint This presentation software is part of the Microsoft Office suite. 21
  24. 24. Previous rankings: 2009: 30 th 008: - 2007: - Cost: Free Available: Online www.wordle.net Input or copy in some text and generate a visual cloud of the most frequently use words. Tweak your clouds with different fonts, layouts and colour scheme. 22
  25. 25. Previous rankings: 2009: 27 th 2008: - 2007: - Cost: Free /premium accounts Available: Online/Download www.evernote.com Lets you capture things (web pages, screenshots, photos, note, etc), which you can tag, store and find again fast 23
  26. 26. Previous rankings: 2008: 12 th 2007: 11 th Cost : Free, Open Source Available: Download Platform: Windows, Mac, Unix/Linux audacity.sourceforge.ne t A sound editor and recorder suitable for podcasting. 24
  27. 27. Previous rankings: 2009: 55 th = 2008: - 2007: - Cost: Free Available: Online www.glogster.com Make an interactive poster 25
  28. 28. 26 An online noticeboard maker. Previous rankings: 2009: 26 th = 2008: - 2007: - Cost: Free Available: Online www.wallwisher.com
  29. 29. Previous rankings : 2009: 26 th 2008: 26 th 2007: 50 th Cost: Commercial Available: Download Platform: Windows www.techsmith.com/camtasia.asp Record your screen to create training, demo, and presentation videos, aka screencasts. 27
  30. 30. Previous rankings: 2009: 31 st 2008: - 2007: - Cost: Free Available: Online www.animoto.com Lets you create videos from your images 28
  31. 31. . Previous rankings: 2009: 9 th = 2008: 2 nd 2007: 1 st Cost: Free, Open Source Available: Download Platform: Windows, Mac, Linux www.mozilla.com/firefox / This is an award winning browser with thousands of extensions to add to its functionality. 29
  32. 32. Previous rankings: 2009: 38 th = 2008: 30 th 2007: 31 st Cost: Free Available: Hosted www.linkedin.com A public social network aimed at the professional community. 30
  33. 33. Previous rankings: 2009: 21 st 2008: 14 th 2007: 7 th Cost: Free Available: Hosted mail google.com A web-based email service with many megabytes of storage space for archiving mail threads. 31=
  34. 34. Previous rankings: 2009: 11 th = 2008: 16 th 2007: 31 st Cost: Commercial Available: Hosted www.ning.com Created your own customised private social networks and communities. 31=
  35. 35. Previous rankings 2009: 34 th 2008: 35 th 2007: 43 rd Cost: Free /Commercial Available: Hosted www.pbworks.com A collaboration solution suitable for both business and education – previously known as PBwiki. 33
  36. 36. Previous rankings: 2009: 38 th = 2008: 66 th 2007: - Cost: Commercial Available: Hosted www.google.com/a / Software-as-a-service for business and education - email, information sharing and security 34
  37. 37. Previous rankings: 2009: 43 rd = 2008: 50 th 2007: 50 th Cost: Commercial Available: Hos ted www.elluminate.com A solution for live e-learning and web collaboration. 35
  38. 38. Previous rankings: 2009: 55 th 2008: - 2007: - Cost: Free Available: Online www.posterous.com A very simple blogging system. Post to your Posterous blog using email and attach any type of file if you want to include it. 36
  39. 39. Previous rankings : 2009: 43 rd 2008: - 2007: - Cost: Free Available: Download Platform: Windows/M ac www.tweetdeck.com Personal browser for staying in touch with what’s happening now, connecting you with your contacts across Twitter, Facebook and more. 37
  40. 40. Previous rankings: 2009: 22 nd = 2008: 30 th 2007: 17 th Cost: Commercial Available: Download Platform: Windows www.adobe.com/products/captivate Create simulations, software demonstrations, and scenario-based training without programming knowledge or multimedia skills  38
  41. 41. Previous rankings: 2009: 71 st = 2008: 59 th 2007: - Cost: Free Available: Hosted www.google.com/sites Lets you create simple, secure group websites. 39=
  42. 42. Previous rankings: 2009: 31 st = 2008: 50 th 2007: 43 rd Cost: Free /Commercial Available: Hosted www.apple.com/iphone Phone, internet and multimedia device and access to thousands of applications. 39=
  43. 43. Previous rankings: 2009: 43 rd = 2008: 40 th 2007: 40 th Cost: Free Available: Download Platform: Windows, Mac, Linux earth.google.com/ Combines the power of Google Search with satellite imagery, maps, terrain and 3D buildings. 41
  44. 44. Previous rankings: 2009: 25th 2008: 21 st 2007: 26 th Cost: Commercial Available: Download Platform: Windows www.techsmith.com/snagit.asp Capture anything on your screen, edit the image and print it or share it as you wish. 42
  45. 45. Previous rankings: 2009: 24th 2008: 25 th 2007: 22 nd Cost: Commercial Available: Download Platform: Windows www.articulate.com Three powerful yet easy-to-use products - Presenter, Engage and Quizmaker – to create e-learning content. 43
  46. 46. Previous rankings: 2009: 55 th = 2008: - 2007: - Cost: Free Available: Online www.google.com/chrome A browser that combines a minimal design with sophisticated technology to make the web faster, safer and easier. 44=
  47. 47. Previous rankings: 2009: 16 th 2008: 17 th 2007: 17 th Cost: Free Available: Hosted www.google.com/ig Here you can aggregate all the Google resources you use on your online desktop, e.g. gMail, Google Calendar, Google Reader and more. 44=
  48. 48. Previous rankings: 2009: 88 th = 2008: - 2007: - Cost: Free Available: Online www.edmodo.com A private social platform for teachers and students to share ideas, files, events and assignments. 46=
  49. 49. Previous rankings: 2009: 63 rd 2008: - 2007: 57 th Cost: Free Available: Download Platform: Windows picasa.google.com Locate and organise all the photos on your computer, edit and add effects to your photos, and share your photos with others. 46=
  50. 50. Previous rankings: 2009: 49 th 2008: 59 th 2007: 72 nd Cost: Free Available: Hosted www.edublogs.org Blogging for teachers and students, made easy (based on Wordpress platform) 48=
  51. 51. Previous rankings : 2009: 88 th 2008: 54 th 2007: - Cost: Free /Commercial Available: Hosted www.surveymonkey.com Survey software for anyone to create professional online surveys quickly and easily.  48=
  52. 52. Previous rankings: 2009: 71 st 2008: - 2007: - Cost: Free /Commercial Available: Online www.etherpad.com A web-based word processor that allows people to work together in really real-time. Clones include TypeWithMe, etc 50
  53. 53. 51= Previous rankings: 2009: - 2008: - 2007: - Cost: Free Available: Online www.amplify.com Amplify is a service for engaging in conversation about news, thoughts and ideas that people share
  54. 54. Previous rankings: 2009: 41 st = 2008: 28 th 2007: 26 th Cost: Free Available: Download Platform: Windows, Mac www.apple.com/itune s Listen to music and podcasts as well as watch videos. Educational podcasts available at iTunes U 51=
  55. 55. Previous rankings: 2009: 50 th 2008: 29 th 2007: 36 th Cost: Free Available: Hosted www.google.com/calendar Use it for your own personal diary or for scheduling events with others 53
  56. 56. Previous rankings: 2009: 43 rd = 2008: - 2007: - Cost: Free Open Source & pro accounts Available: Online www.dimdim.com Lets you deliver synchronised presentations, whiteboards and web pages while sharing voice and video. 54=
  57. 57. 54= Previous rankings: 2009: 71 st = 2008: 83 rd 2007: 50 th Cost: Free Available: Hosted www.google.comm/wave Google Wave lets you communicate and collaborate in real time.
  58. 58. Previous rankings: 2009: 71 st = 2008: 83 rd 2007: 50 th Cost: Free Available: Hosted www.scribd.com A place to store documents - doc, ppt, pdf, xls, etc and share them with others.  54=
  59. 59. 57 Previous rankings: 2009: - 2008: 66 th 2007: 72 nd Cost: Free Available: Hosted www.zotero.com Firefox extension to help you collect, manage, and cite your research sources
  60. 60. Previous rankings: 2009: 67 th = 2008: 34 th 2007: 36 th Cost: Free Available: Hosted www.google.com/maps Searchable and zoomable maps of the UK, US, etc, where you can find businesses and get directions. 58=
  61. 61. Previous rankings: 2009: 55 th = 2008: - 2007: - Cost: Free Available: Online www.screenr.com It lets you record on your Mac or PC, and then play on the Web or on an iPhone. 58=
  62. 62. Previous rankings : 2009 36 th = 2008: 22 nd 2007: 10 th Cost: Commercial Available: Download Platform: Windows and Mac office.microsoft.com/word This word processing software is part of the Microsoft Office suite 60
  63. 63. Previous rankings : 2009: 41 st = 2008: 66 th 2007: 52 nd Cost: Commercial Available: Hosted www.adobe.com/products/connect A communication system that provides enterprise web communication and online collaboration. 61=
  64. 64. 61= Previous rankings : 2009: - 2008: - 2007: - Cost: Free Available: Online www.livebinders.com LiveBinders is your 3-ring binder for the Web
  65. 65. Previous rankings : 2009: 55 th = 2008: 37 th 2007: 26 th Cost: Free Available: Hosted www.netvibes.com A start page that provides you with access to all your digital resources in one place: blogs, news, videos, podcast, pictures, e-mail, etc, 61=
  66. 66. Previous rankings: 2009: 71 st = 2008: 44 th 2007: 31 st Cost: Free, Open Source Available: Download Platform: Windows, Mac, Linux www.openoffice.org An office suite of tools to create documents, spreadsheets and presentations 61=
  67. 67. No specific blogs named – but just the very many different blogs available to read 65
  68. 68. 66= A simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature Previous rankings: 2009: - 2008: 42 nd 2007: 36 th Cost: Free Available: Online scholar.google.com
  69. 69. No specific wikis or wiki tools named. The general concept of wikis and wiki tools – whether standalone within other systems. 66=
  70. 70. 68= Previous rankings : 2009: - 2008: - 2007: - Cost: Commercial Available: Installed www.blackboard.com A suite of academic tools
  71. 71. Previous rankings : 2009: 71 st = 2008: - 2007: - Cost: Free to users; companies can get admin rights for monthly per user fee Available: Online www.yammer.com Same functionality as Twitter but for in-company use. Only individuals with the same email domain can join a given network. There are also groups and community features 68=
  72. 72. 70 Previous rankings : 2009: - 2008: - 2007: - Cost: Free Available: Online www.vimeo.com Vimeo is a respectful community of creative people who are passionate about sharing the videos they make.
  73. 73. 71= Previous rankings : 2009: - 2008: - 2007: - Cost: Free Available: Online www.storybird.com Storybirds are short, visual stories that you make with family and friends to share and (soon) print.
  74. 74. Previous rankings: 2009 71 st 2008: - 2007: - Cost: Free Available: Download Platform: Windows www.xtranormal.com If you can type, you can make movies. Movie-making software 71=
  75. 75. Previous rankings : 2009: 71 st 2008: - 2007: - Cost: Commerci al www.theflip.com Tiny little camcorder. Take videos and upload them to your computer using in-built USB – and then onto YouTube etc 73=
  76. 76. Previous rankings : 2009: 88 th 2008: 59 th 2007: - Cost: Free /Commercial Available: Hosted www.mindmeister.com A collaborative mind-mapping tool. 73=
  77. 77. 75= Previous rankings : 2009: - 2008: - 2007: - Cost: Free Available: Online www.aviary.com Photo-editing, logos, web templates, color palettes, screen capture & more
  78. 78. 75= Previous rankings : 2009: - 2008: - 2007: - Cost: Free Available: Online bit.ly Shorten, share and track your links  
  79. 79. 75= Previous rankings : 2009: - 2008: - 2007: - Cost: Free Available: Online www.drop.io Drop.io makes it easy to share large files!
  80. 80. 75=   Monitor mentions, track results, schedule updates, assign tasks, spread messages Previous rankings : 2009: - 2008: - 2007: - Cost: Free Available: Online/Download www.hootsuite.com
  81. 81. Previous rankings: 2009: 50 th = 2008: - 2007: - Cost: Commercial Available: Download Platform: Microsoft sharepoint.microsoft.com An integrated suite of Microsoft products to create a intranet and collaboration portal. 75=
  82. 82. 75= Previous rankings : 2009: - 2008: - 2007: - Cost: Free Available: Online www.voki.com Create personalized speaking avatars and use them on your blog, profile, and in email messages.
  83. 83. Previous rankings: 2009: 38 th 2008: 38 th 2007: 43 rd Cost: Commercial Available: Download Platform: Windows and Mac www.adobe.com/products/flash Create powerful and engaging animations. 81=
  84. 84. 81= Previous rankings : 2009: - 2008: - 2007: - Cost: Free Available: Online www.photopeach.com Photpeach lets you quickly upload photos and make slideshows, share them or embed them in your blog.
  85. 85. 81= Create slideshows. Touch-up, crop, or rotate pictures Add special effects, soundtracks, and voice narration. Personalize them with titles and captions. Previous rankings : 2009: - 2008: - 2007: - Cost: Free Available: Download Platform: Windows www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/ using/digitalphotography/ photostory/default.mspx
  86. 86. Previous rankings: 2009: 71 st = 2008: 54 th 2007: - Cost: Free Available: Hosted www.secondlife.com Create an avatar and explore this virtual world - a highly imaginative, creative world, 81=
  87. 87. 81= Android is Google’s own Operating System. The Android OS sports an excellent web browser and integrates online tools pretty effectively..  
  88. 88. Previous rankings: 2009: 71 st = 2008: 54 th 2007: 50 th Cost: Free Available: Download Platform: Windows, Mac, Linux freemind.sourceforge.net A mind mapping tool that can be used as a high productivity tool. 85=
  89. 89. 85= Previous rankings: 2009: 48th 2008: 65 th 2007: 72 nd Cost: Commercial Available: Download Platform: Windows office.microsoft.com/en-us/ onenote/default.aspx Manage information with tools that save time and simplify your work.
  90. 90. Previous rankings: 2008: - 2007: - Cost: Commercial Available: Online www.webex.com For web meetings and conferences.   Deliver interactive training. 85=
  91. 91. Previous rankings: 2009: 55 th 2008: 83 rd 2007: - Cost: Free Available: Hosted bubbl.us A simple web application that lets you brainstorm online with others 85=
  92. 92. Previous rankings: 2009: 71 st = 2008: 66 th 2007: - Cost: Free /Commercial Available: Hosted www.basecamphq.com Manage and track projects (or simply ideas) and quickly create client/project extranets. 90=
  93. 93. Previous rankings: 2009: 53 rd = 2008: - 2007: 40th Cost: Free Available: Download Platform: LAMP www.elgg.org Open source platform + plugins to create social environments – social networks, social learning environments, et 90=
  94. 94. Previous rankings: 2009: 48th 2008: 65 th 2007: 72 nd Cost: Commercial Available: Download Platform: Mac www.apple.com/iwork/keynote Cinema-quality presentation software 90=
  95. 95. Previous rankings: 2009: 71 st = 2008: - 2007: - Cost: Free and commercial Available: Download Platform: Windows www.picnik.com Easy to use yet powerful editing tools. Get creative with oodles of effects, fonts, shapes, and frames.. 90=
  96. 96. Previous rankings: 2009: 64 th = 2008: 80 th 2007: 57 th Cost: Free Available: Hosted www.teachertube.com A place where you can host, tag and share instructional videos 90=
  97. 97. Previous rankings: 2009: 88 th = 2008: 66 th 2007: - Cost: Commercial Available: Download Platform: Mac www.apple.com/ilife/imovie Makes viewing and working with video as intuitive as enjoying your photos, part of Apple iLife Suite 95=
  98. 98. 95= ipadio allows you to broadcast from any phone to the Internet live Previous rankings : 2009: - 2008: - 2007: - Cost: Free Available: Online www.ipadio.com
  99. 99. Previous rankings: 2009: 67 th 2008: 38 th 2007: 17 th Cost: Commercial Available: Download Platform: Windows office.microsoft.com/outlook This email client is part of the Microsoft Office suite. 95=
  100. 100. 95= Previous rankings : 2009: - 2008: - 2007: - Cost: Free Available: Online www.toondoo.com Create and share your own comic strips
  101. 101. Previous rankings : 2009: 88 th 2008: 44 th 2007: 57 th Cost: Commercial Available: Hosted www.typepad.com A blogging service with a number of pricing plans as well as extra functionality like storage space, scheduling of postings etc. 95=
  102. 102. Previous rankings: 2009: 64 th = 2008: - 2007: - Cost: Free authoring tool; small per screen charge for hosting Available: Online www.udutu.com Create courses quickly and easily either on your own or collaboratively with others. Easily import existing content 95=
  103. 103. 95= Previous rankings : 2009: - 2008: - 2007: - Cost: Free Available: Online www.voxopop.com Voxopop talkgroups let you discuss your interests and passions with people using your real voice.
  104. 104. Previous rankings: 2009: 50 th = 2008: 44 th 2007: - Cost: Free Available: Hosted www.wetpaint.com A service to create free wikis, simple to start; easy to build and fun to share 95=

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