Echo360 allows instructors to capture a presentation from a laptop or desktop screen, with our without capturing video from a web cam.


Features: Screen capture

VoiceThread is a web-based tool that allows you to place collections of media like images, videos, documents, and presentations at the center of...

Features: Forums and discussion

Google Drive is a kind of lightweight office suite (like Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint), that all runs inside a browser. It is part of...

Features: Assignment submission, Tests, quizzes, and surveys, Collaborative document editing, File Sharing, Web Publishing is a novel and visually-rich blogging platform with strong social elements.

Features: Communication, Blogging, Forums and discussion, Web Publishing
Type of tool: Social Media

Twitter is a real-time information network that connects you to the latest stories, ideas, opinions and news about what you find interesting. You...

Features: Blogging, Live messaging, Peer-to-peer messaging, Polling and clickers, Social Media Platform

Quicktime is a media player that also provides screen capture functionality on the Mac.

Features: Screen capture is a popular blogging platform from the people who brought you Google. Blogger is part of the ELI Apps service available to anyone...

Features: Blogging, Forums and discussion, Assignment submission, Tests, quizzes, and surveys, Web Publishing

Evernote is a popular tool for saving entire web pages and more-readable versions of them. Pages can be organized in notebooks and shared. 

Features: File Sharing

Vimeo is a video-sharing website in which users can upload, share and view videos.


Basecamp is a project management tool. It lets users share and update files, assign tasks, and develop a shared timeline for projects.

Features: File Sharing