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20 Apps in 60 Minutes (for Educators)

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This webinar will feature 20 amazing applications for educators. We will cover apps that increase student engagement, apps for you (and your students!) to create your own instructional media, and productivity apps to keep you focused and organized. All of the featured apps are free and cross-platform. So keep you mobile device handy – participation will be encouraged.
Sponsored by ALA University Libraries Section (http://www.acrl.ala.org/ULS/20-apps-in-60-minutes/)

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20 Apps in 60 Minutes (for Educators)

  1. 1. 1 (for Educators) 20 Apps in 60 Minutes This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
  2. 2. Lindsay O’Neill Faculty, M.S. Instructional Design & Technology Instructional Design Librarian California State University, Fullerton
  3. 3. Instructional Design & Training esperantolearning.com
  4. 4. All 20 Apps 1. Kahoot 2. H5P 3. Canva 4. Microsoft Sway 5. Adobe Spark 6. Ludus 7. IFTTT 8. Plickers 9. Padlet 10. Jing 11. Shotcut 12. Audacity 13. EverNote 14. Wunderlist 15. Poll Everywhere 16. Trello 17. Slack 18. Twine 19. Hypothesis 20. Socrative
  5. 5. 1. Go to Kahoot.it 2. Enter game pin 3. Enter your name Let’s start with a game!
  6. 6. Kahoot! • Easy student access with a mobile device or computer • Game-like design Quiz/Polling
  7. 7. H5P.org • Open source tutorial maker • No need to download software • Dozens of formats • Most are accessible/508- compliant Tutorials
  8. 8. H5P: Interactive Video • Insert questions into videos • Upload your own, OR, use videos from YouTube Tutorials
  9. 9. H5P: Course Presentation • Click-through tutorials • Embed videos, audio, quizzes, games, etc. • H5P may be used as graded assignments in Moodle, Drupal (via plugins) • Embeddable anywhere as iframes Tutorials
  10. 10. 10 H5P: Examples Tutorials
  11. 11. Canva • Web-based graphic/sign creator • Reusable templates make you look like a pro • Free/paid graphics and templates • Upload your own CC-licensed media Graphic Design
  12. 12. Microsoft Sway • Easy-peasy presentation software • Embed videos, gifs, text, graphics, and iframes! Presentations/Lessons
  13. 13. Adobe Spark • Similar to Sway – but offers both desktop and app versions • Syncs between desktop and apps (mobile is iOS only, sorry) • Make a post (graphic), page (web story), or video (animated!) Presentations/Lessons
  14. 14. Ludus • Gorgeous presentations • Copy-paste image or YouTube URLs onto Ludus to automatically insert Presentations/Lessons
  15. 15. 15 Sway, Spark, Ludus: Examples Tutorials
  16. 16. IFTTT: If This, Then That • Make all your favorite things work together • Choose or make your own “recipes” to automate your life Nifty Thing-Doer
  17. 17. Plickers • Anonymous polling for students that doesn’t require technology • Must provide students paper response cards • Track student responses via assigned Plickrs • No need for student devices Quiz/Polling
  18. 18. Plickers • Anonymous polling for students that doesn’t require technology • Must provide students paper response cards • Track student responses via assigned Plickrs • No need for student devices Quiz/Polling
  19. 19. Padlet • Use as class activity – post something that you find • Use as class brainstorming – post an idea, post an answer • Use as content organizer Assessment/Collaboration
  20. 20. Padlet • Try it now: https://tinyurl.com/20apps2018 Assessment/Collaboration
  21. 21. TIME CHECK 9 apps down, 11 to go Please enter questions in the chat box!
  22. 22. Jing by TechSmith • Free screen recording and screen capture software • Easy to share • 5-minute limit • TechSmith also produces (not- free) SnagIt & Camtasia Media Creation
  23. 23. Shotcut • Open source video editor • Import screen captures from Jing • Trim, fade, combine clips Media Creation
  24. 24. Audacity • Open source audio editor • Adjust volume, trim audio, combine clips Media Creation
  25. 25. PollEverywhere • Audience response tool • Use web version or mobile • Free version limited to 40 participants! • Let’s try a poll…get ready! Polling
  26. 26. Evernote • Note-taking/organization software • Use Penultimate to free-write notes on iPad or Android • Syncs automatically between mobile and desktop Productivity Penultimate for iPad:
  27. 27. Wunderlist • To-Do List/Project Organizer • Syncs between web and mobile app • Notifications Productivity
  28. 28. Trello • To-do lists and project management • Delegate tasks • Drag and drop, tag, label, prioritize • Best for project manage- ment - very visual format Productivity
  29. 29. Slack • Free internal messaging • Private convos and channels • Great for committees/teams Productivity
  30. 30. Twine • Open source tool for telling interactive, nonlinear stories • Software for Windows, Mac Tutorials
  31. 31. Hypothes.is Instructional Materials • Annotate live web pages • Create groups that can see each other’s work
  32. 32. 32 Twine & Hypothes.is: Examples Tutorials
  33. 33. Socrative • Easy student polling/quizzing with any device • Gamify option: Space Race Quiz/Polling
  34. 34. Feedback Please answer three questions: https://tinyurl.com/20appsfeedback Enter your email address to receive today’s slide deck. Lindsay O’Neill jloneill@fullerton.edu lindsay-oneill.com Get in touch

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