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Athabasca University PressReferenceObtain free scholarly books on various topicshttp://www.aupress.ca/Use to find free books on various scholarly topics
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AudacityToolOpen Source audio recording & editing toolhttp://www.audacityteam.org/Use to record and edit audio
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Caffeine (Mac Only)ToolPrevent your mac from sleepinghttps://itunes.apple.com/us/app/caffeine/id411246225?mt=12Use to keep your mac awake so it doesn't enter sleep mode. Can set for 1 to 5 hours.
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CourseraReferenceTake MOOCs on various topicshttps://www.coursera.org/Use to learn more about a given topic and to earn certificates for use in your portfolio
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Creative Commons LicensesToolA system for openly licensing creative workshttps://creativecommons.org/licenses/Use to license your own creative content openly
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Creative Commons SearchToolLocate openly licensed contenthttps://search.creativecommons.org/Find openly licensed content
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Cybraryman resource pagesReferenceCollections of resources on various topics by an educatorhttp://cybraryman.com/0_general1.htmUse to find resources to supplement your classes or learn more about a topic.
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David SeahTool & ReferenceFree productivity tools for workfow, and example of someone pursuing their own professionhttps://davidseah.com/Access productivity tools and insight into workflow.
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Del.icio.us Tool & ReferenceSocial bookmarking. Del.icio.us Use for social bookmarking, sharing links with groups and more
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DiigoToolSocial bookmarking and web annotatinghttps://www.diigo.com/user/fredwbakerUse for social bookmarking and annotating, sharing links with groups and more
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Directory of Open Access JournalsReferenceA collection of freely accessible open access journals containing scholarly research on many academic areashttps://doaj.org/research, trends, ideas, interdisciplinary
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Doodle PollsToolUseful tool for coordinating schedules and checking availabilityhttp://doodle.com/Use for finding availability for scheduling meetings
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DS106ReferenceExample of an open course with a fantastic following and a host of important assignments and innovationshttp://ds106.us/Find a community of dedicated people around the idea of digital storytelling, get involved with assignments and activities, and enjoy an experience unlike any other.
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EdXReferenceMOOC platform for free learning courseshttps://www.edx.org/Use to explore various topics and content from higher ed
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EvernoteToolTool for writing and organizing notes and other contenthttps://evernote.com/Use to create, store, and organize notes and other content.
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GIMPToolPhotoshop alternativehttps://www.gimp.org/Use to manipulate photos for cropping, enhancement, removing colors, and more. Open Source alternative
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Google + CommunitiesSocial NetworkSocial Media network that is good for community groups gathering around a topichttps://plus.google.com/Use to create or join groups around given topics. Integrated with Google hangouts, so it is good for book and study groups, resource networks, and similar efforts.
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Google Arts & CultureReferenceView high quality Arts and Culture contenthttps://www.google.com/culturalinstitute/beta/Use to explore art and culture work across the world and time
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Google DocsTool
Forms, Docs, Sheets, Slides. ALternative to MS Office, and enables collaborative writing and dynamic sharing
https://www.google.com/docs/about/Use to create, collaboratively edit, and granularly share word documents, spreadsheets, slides, and more.
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Google DriveToolOnline storage for documents, audio, video, and more.https://drive.google.comUse to store and share content and Google Docs
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Google NGram ViewerToolSee the usage history of a word over the yearshttps://books.google.com/ngramsuse to research terms and find trends on topics through time
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Google ScholarReference & ToolSearch and collection of scholarly articles. The Google search for research articles.https://scholar.google.com/Use to locate research articles on a given topic using keywords. You can also set search alerts, get recommendations, and establish a profile that links your articles and provides some metrics for you as a scholar.
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Google Search AlertsToolEstablish search terms that Google will automatically alert you when new content meets the conditionshttps://www.google.com/alertsUse to follow key interests, news on a given topic, etc.
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Google SitesToolCreate a website online https://sites.google.com/Use to test or create a blog or website.
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GreenshotToolScreenshot tool for taking pictures of your desktophttp://getgreenshot.org/Use to capture screenshots with shortcuts. You can capture the whole screen, or sections of it.
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GTD in 15 MinutesTool & ReferenceA quick rundown of the practical elements of the GTD Getting Things Done system.https://hamberg.no/gtd/Use it to explore the GTD framework and think about workflow.
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HASTAC (hay-stack)NetworkAn open social network community of interdisciplinary educators looking to change the way we teach and learn https://www.hastac.org/about-hastacTools, blogs, resources, networking on innovative teaching and learning
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HowcastReferenceHow-To video collectionhttp://www.howcast.com/Use to explore how-to videos for a varity of topics
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Hybrid Pedagogy JournalReferenceAn Open Access journal about learning & teaching in the hybrid age (digital + f2f)http://www.digitalpedagogylab.com/hybridped/Networking, articles, ideas and trends on teaching and learning
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HyperdocsToolA collection of Google Docs that create interactive guided lessons. Examplehttps://sites.google.com/a/googleteacheracademy.com/2014-07-30/agenda/room3Use to find/share lessons on various topics.
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IFTTTToolTool for automating activities on the web through 'recipes'https://ifttt.com/use to establish various automated tasks between various tools you may use. (example: when I like a Tweet on Twitter, save the tweet and link in a Google Spreadsheet).
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iMovieToolNative Mac only video editing softwareNative app on the MacUse to edit video and publish media
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InkscapeToolIllustrator alternative for creating vector graphicshttps://inkscape.org/en/use to create icons, logos, and other graphics
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Internet ArchiveReferenceCollection of archived materials on the internet. Also home of the wayback machine.https://archive.org/index.phpbooks, resources, web pages, videos, audio recordings, etc.
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JingToolA screencasting tool for recording videoshttps://www.techsmith.com/jing.htmlUse to create screencasts and recordings
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Kahoot!ToolCreate learning gameshttps://getkahoot.com/Use to create games for learning content and sharing
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Khan AcademyTool & ReferenceLearn and practice math, coding, and other skillshttps://www.khanacademy.org/Use to learn more about math, coding, art, and more
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Libre OfficeToolOpen Source Office Suite alternative. Free word processing, slides, speadsheets, and more.https://www.libreoffice.org/Use it as an alternative for MicroSoft office suite: word processing, slideshows, data spreadsheets, etc.
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MendeleyTool & ReferenceCitation managerhttps://www.mendeley.com/Use to store research and reference materials and to create bibliographies in documents.
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MERLOT IIReference
A repository of open educational resources on a variety of topics.
https://www.merlot.org/merlot/index.htmUse to find resources to supplement your classes or learn more about a topic.
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MIT Open COurse Ware (OCW)ReferenceTake MOOCs on various topicshttps://ocw.mit.edu/Use to learn more about a given topic and to earn certificates for use in your portfolio
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MIT PressReferenceObtain free scholarly books on various topicshttps://mitpress.mit.edu/Use to find free books on various scholarly topics
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MoovlyToolA website for creating and sharing movieshttps://www.moovly.com/create and share simple movies online
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OER CommonsReferenceRepository of OERhttps://www.oercommons.org/Use to find resources to supplement your classes or learn more about a topic.
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OER Search MethodsReferenceList of tools and methods for finding OERhttps://open4us.org/find-oer/Use as a reference for finding Open Educational Resources
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Open Broadcaster StudioToolOpen Source screen and audio recordinghttps://obsproject.com/Use to create screen recordings on PC or Mac
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Open Clip ArtToolLocate and share openly licensed clip arthttps://openclipart.org/Find clipart that is licensed for open use.
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OpenShotToolOpen Source video editorhttp://www.openshot.org/Use to edit video and publish media
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Oregon TrailPlayGame about traversing the Oregon Trailhttps://archive.org/details/msdos_Oregon_Trail_The_1990Use to explore early educational gaming (1990) and have some fun!
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Personality TestingReference & ToolA collection of personality inventories for testing and gathering insight into traits and characteristicshttp://personality-testing.info/Use to gain insight about your dominant personality characteristics. Don't get too deep into these, just use them for general insight.
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Phet simulationsToolPhysics simulationshttps://phet.colorado.edu/Explore how physics works in different scenarios
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PinterestTool & Social NetworkSocial media tool for sharing pictures and ideashttps://www.pinterest.com/Connect with others, find and share ideas
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Poll EverywhereToolPolling systemhttps://www.polleverywhere.com/Use to take polls in various situations. May have limitations
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PreziToolUse to create presentations https://prezi.com/Use to create presentations
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QuickTime PlayerToolA screen/video/audio recorder toolNative app on the MacUse to create screencasts and recordings
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QuizletToolQuiz maker to study flashcards and morehttps://quizlet.com/Use to create sets of content to study. Good for self-quizzing in your classes.
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Reclaim HostingToolWeb Hostinghttps://reclaimhosting.com/Host your own digital space. Portfolios, blogs, etc.
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RedditSocial NetworkFollow subreddits (e.g., /r/education) to connect with others around a common topic of interesthttps://www.reddit.com/A place to connect with others and have candid discusisons about a variety of topics. This is a good tool, but must be used with caution, as the culture is very open and can be abrasive.
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Screen-cast-o-maticToolA screencasting tool for recording videosscreencast-o-matic.comUse to create screencasts and recordings
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SlackToolCommunication tool for collaborating with othershttps://slack.com/Use to communicate with groups and share messages and content.
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SlideShareToolFind and share presentation slides on various topicshttp://www.slideshare.net/Share slides and find slides that others have done on a number of topics
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Spectacle App (Mac Only)ToolResize windows on machttps://www.spectacleapp.com/Use to order windows on your Mac so they snap to one side or the other (native on Windows)
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Staggering BeautyPlayA fun website for wasting timehttp://www.staggeringbeauty.com/Use to waste time on the web
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TEDReferenceTED Talkshttps://www.ted.com/use to explore content around a given topic
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TED-EDTool & ReferenceEducationally related TED talks with interactive contenthttp://ed.ted.com/Use to create or explore educational content around a common idea
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The Useless WebPlayA fun website for wasting timehttp://www.theuselessweb.com/Use to waste time on the web
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Twitter Social NetworkPlatform with 140 character limit that enables connection around ideashttps://twitter.com/?lang=enUse it too follow and interact with researchers and experts in your field, find content, take part in chats, and share your own interests.
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VimeoTool & ReferenceVideo hosting platformhttps://vimeo.com/Use to explore or share video content
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Wayback MachineReferenceTool for viewing archived versions of websites from the pasthttps://archive.org/web/Archived web pages
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WeeblyToolCreate a website online https://www.weebly.com/Use to test or create a blog or website.
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WikiversityReferenceLearning resources, projects, and more.https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/Wikiversity:Main_PageFind interesting content, access resources.
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Windows Movie MakerToolWindows only video editing softwarehttps://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/14220/windows-movie-maker-downloadUse to edit video and publish media
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WordleToolWord cloud generatorhttp://www.wordle.net/Use to create word clouds that indicate the most used words in content
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WordpressToolCreate a website online (also available to install on your own web hosting platform)https://wordpress.com/Use to test or create a blog or website.
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YouTubeTool & ReferenceVideo hosting platformhttps://www.youtube.com/Use to explore or share video content
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ZoteroTool & ReferenceCitation managerhttps://www.zotero.org/Use to store research and reference materials and to create bibliographies in documents.
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