Learning Tools - Web Based
About 40% of staff are currently exploring web 2.0 tools for learning.
For each learning strategy there are many good tools to choose from.

This page recommends one tool for each learning strategy or outcome.
The intention is to build communities of practice for staff and students based on the dominant use of the recommended services/tools within the Polytechnic.

Learning Strategy
Online Tool
Recommended Service
Help
Privacy Settings
Sharing
Export Data
Import Data
RSS
Embed Code
Cost
OpenID
Mobile Phone App
Reflection
Blog or Journal
Blogger
Blogger Support and Blogger Help Videos
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Import
Free
Y
Y
Research notes
Notebook
Zotero
Zotero Support
Screencasts
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y

Free
Y

Bookmarking
Social bookmarking
Delicious
Delicious Support
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Export
Free

Y
Learning goals
Goal setting
43Things
43Things FAQ
Y
Y


Y

Free


Photo galleries or folios
Photo sharing
FlickR
Picassa
FlickR FAQ
Picassa Help and Video
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Export
Free + Paid
Y
Y
Y
Video channels or folios
Video sharing
YouTube

Google Videos
YouTube Help Centre and Videos
Y
Y
Y
Y

Export
Free
Y
Y
Presentation: PowerPoint
Presentation sharing
AuthorStream
AuthorStream Tour and Help
Y
Y
Y
Y

Export
Free + Paid


Activity logging
Micro-blogging
Twitter
Twitter Support
Y

.mht

Y

Free

Y
Personal learning network
RSS aggregation
Google Reader
Google Support
Y
Y
Y
Y


Free
Y
Y
Social, professional and learning networking
Social networking
Facebook (MySpace for music industry)
NING
Facebook help centre

NING Help
Y

Y
Y

Y

Y

Y
Y
Import

Import
Free

Free + Paid
Y,Y
Y
Collaborative Publishing
Wiki
Wikispaces
Wikispaces Help and Videos
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y

Free + Paid
Y

ePortfolio - Teacher centred
Learning management system
Polytechnic WebCT
Polytechnic Moodle (Old)
Learning Services Courses
WebCT - Shared Service Populus
Moodle - Polytechnic NING Moodle Group
Closed


Y

Import
Free + paid external hosting


ePortfolio - Student centred
Personal learning folio
Polytechnic Mahara (Old)
Learning Services ePortfolios
Polytechnic Support
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Import
Free to Polytechnic