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

PollDaddy

Online tool used to create polls, surveys, quizzes, ratings. The quizzes can be shared on websites or any social media and distributed via email. Collected data can be viewed on multiple devices using free PollDaddy app. Registration required.

Evaluation: A nice, free tool to create quizzes or surveys for teachers! The scores can be shown to respondents or not shown, depending on the setting, and teachers can set a passing score (percentage), too. The free account is sufficient to make a quiz/survey with up to two hundred responses per month. Quizzes are created very easily, therefore no special IT skills are needed.
 
Cost: Free with registration + Paid premium plans

Website: http://polldaddy.com/

Categories

Principal functions(s)
  • Polling
  • Question/answer management
Type of interaction
  • One to many (e.g. lecturing, storytelling)
Content
  • You supply
Language skills
  • Reading

Pedagogical Criteria

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 Time efficiency: High
The number of languages in which the tool is currently available/adaptable to Multilinguality: English + 13 languages
Does the tool require registration? Who can see my data? Can I remain anonymous? Respect for privacy: Low (email address and password required and can be protected only using Pro (paid) service)
Possiblity to save your or others´ work for reuse/reproduction Saving work for future use: 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) Tailorability (If so, how?) Medium

Interactivity

Engagement: High

Technical requirements

Installation required? No
Compatability/Operating System: Mac, iOS
Other tech requirements: None