Tools For Online Learners
Google Drive - allows you to work as a group and ensures that you're always working on the latest version of your project.
Join Me - provides an easy way to create public or private meetings for class projects and discussions.
Notemesh - is a comprehensive overview of course material that allows users to add to existing notes or start a new section.
Voicethread - is a multimedia tool that holds images, documents, and videos, and allows users to leave comments using voice, text, audio or video.
Evernote - a searchable note taking tool that provides support for text, images, audio, tagging, and syncing.
Reframe It - creates a space for comments in the right margin of any web page.
Springpad - a notetaking app that also comes with an integrated to-do list and calendar.
Citation Help - Son of Citation Machine makes citing sources easy ... and it's free!
CiteuLike - allows you to store scholarly articles and search by keyword!
iCyte - save, annotate and organize all your research securely with iCyte.
WriteCheck - allows students to check their paper against sources and avoid plagiarism.
TOOLS FOR COURSEWORK
Office 365 University - WKU students can purchase a four-year subscription to Microsoft Office for $79.99 through the WKU Software Center.
WKU Online Writing Center - get video, audio and written feedback on writing assignments, brainstorm ideas, clarify main points and more!
WKU Online Tutoring - provides assistance in 250+ courses so you can receive the help you need from the comfort of your own space!
gDoc Fusion - combine documents into a single PDF with gDoc Fusion. Simply drag, drop, and voila!
Writing.com - provides access to a free online writing portfolio, and numerous writing tools.
Wordweb - access a thesaurus/dictionary, and find sets of related words in this 150,000 word database.
PDF Creator - a fast and easy way to create pdfs from almost any document type.
Zotero - collect your research in a single, searchable interface; add PDFs, images, audio, video, and snapshots of web pages.
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