Booktype is a free, open source platform that produces beautiful, engaging books formatted for print, Amazon, iBooks and almost any ereader within minutes. Create books on your own or with others via an easy-to-use web interface. Build a community around your content with social tools and use the reach of mobile, tablet and ebook technology to engage new audiences.
This is a great tool for creating graphs from your own data. You can them embed the graphics it produces into reports or webpages using the embed code. You do need a Twitter or Facebook account to sign up though.
View and present your prezis anywhere with simple, intuitive multitouch gestures. Revise and retouch your prezis, correct typos and adjust your presentation on-the-fly. Prezi Viewer is the perfect companion to your Prezi experience, and... it’s free.
This is a great free tool for making animated 'gif' images from either your photographs or using your web cam. You can also add a number of effects to the images and then download them or share them online. No registration necessary.
Select and Speak is a handy extension for Google Chrome that allows users to listen to text from almost any website. The extension has a list of voices (accents) to choose from; you can choose any of the voices that you recognize the clearest and the easiest.
This course is in five parts, preceded by an introduction video (to the right). You can preview the modules to see which of them you want or need to complete on its own, or you can complete them all one-by-one in your own time, at your own pace. If you complete them all, we suggest you complete them in order, beginning with Module 1.
The good news is that succeeding in an online environment isn’t so different than succeeding in a traditional classroom. OK, sure, there’s the time and distance and technological wall that can separate online learners. But the computer, in many cases, doesn’t slam the communication door closed; it, in fact, opens it wider.
This website enables you to upload a video and convert it into a series of images that you can print to make notes on. This is very useful for taking notes about video lectures or information rich documentary type programs.
This is a great way to improve your essay and assignment writing. This tool will check your grammar, show you any areas where you may have plagiarised content and make suggestions for improving your writing style.