Inventory of ICT tools and open educational resources

Welcome to the inventory of freely available online tools and open educational resources for language teaching and learning developed by the 'Use of ICT in support of language teaching and learning' (ICT-REV) project of the European Centre for Modern Languages project! The inventory contains a list of tools that have been evaluated with sound pedagogical criteria in mind. Read more

Evernote

A tool for collection, storage and organisation of information you like. You can make notes, upload images, take pictures, record audio, and organise them by folders. It can be installed on PC and mobile, and all the data are synced immediately. The data can easily be shared with others. Requires registration.

Évaluation: A useful data sharing/organising tool because it allows for the creation of groups and sharing of video, audio and other content (for instance, creating reminders, classroom calendars etc.). Average IT skills required for its use.
 
Coûts: Free with registration + Paid premium plans

Site web : http://evernote.com/

Catégories

Fonction(s) principale(s)
  • Partage de fichiers / synchronisation
  • Prise de notes
Type d'interaction
  • Travail individuel
  • Un vers plusieurs (par ex. conférence, narration)
Contenus
  • Approvisionnement pour vous
Compétences linguistiques
  • Compréhension de l’oral
  • Compréhension de l’écrit
  • Production écrite

Critères pédagogiques

User-friendliness/complexity of the tool´s interface Interface Simple, user-friendly
Time needed for mastering the „how-to“ of the tool and a production of a task Gestion efficace du temps High
The number of languages in which the tool is currently available/adaptable to Caractère multilingue English + 13 other languages (currently)
Does the tool require registration? Who can see my data? Can I remain anonymous? Respect de la vie privée Strong
Possiblity to save your or others´ work for reuse/reproduction Enregistrer le travail pour une utilisation future Yes
Possibility of the tool to be used for a  range of different activities (e.g. to what extent you can organize a project assignment with a central activity based on this tool) Adaptabilité (Si oui, comment ?) High

Interactivité

Engagement Low
Collaboration Data can be shared with other users, so that they may edit the same data.
Communication Low (there are no synchronous communication tools).

Critères technologiques

Installation requise ? Yes
Compatibilité/Système d'exploitation Windows, Mac, iOS, Android
Autres aspects techniques Microphone, speakers, camera (if you are making an audio note or a photograph)
 
 
 

Example(s) of how teachers/students use this tool

Creating sign language dictionary