Best practices in online learning are directed at providing engagement, interaction, and support for students. Integrate tools and techniques in your courses to provide a variety of learning activities and assessments.
Google Forms: Create forms with hyperlinks, images, and videos. Use them for surveying and quizzes.
Poll Everywhere: A real-time polling app that works with mobile, Twitter, or in your web browser.
Padlet: A free website for collecting and sharing text, images, videos, and files.
FlipGrid: A free website for collaborating using video and audio.
Socrative.com: A free web-based service that lets you assess students with prepared activities or on-the-fly questions to get immediate insight into understanding.
Kahoot: This is a popular free class quiz game that lets teachers use multiple choice or sequencing questions.
Quizalize: This is a new website for playing class quiz games. The teacher inputs their own questions or they can use a pre-made quiz.
Triventy: This is a tool for making group surveys and quiz games. Again, the teacher can use their own questions or use ones on the site.
Quizlet: Lets students learn and improve by studying with flashcards, games and more.
StudyBlue: A large, crowdsourced library of over 400 million notes, flashcards, and study guides.
GoConqr: A free web-based service with flashcards, mindmaps, quizzes, notes, groups, and a study planner.
StudyStack: Students can use StudyStack’s flashcards or create their own. StudyStack can also automatically create a wide range of different games to help you study, including matching, hangman, crossword, fill-in-the-blanks, quizzes, tests, bug match, hungry bug, unscramble, chopped, and targets.
GTC Library Resources
Creating Online Tests for Face-to-Face Classes: Files for instructors to create their own Respondus tests
Creating Online Tests for Online Classes: Files for instructors to create their own Respondus tests