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Inventory of ICT tools and open educational resources

This website presents a web inventory of online, interactive materials with a search engine filtering tools according to language skills, type of interaction, pedagogical functions, etc. In addition, a MOODLE workspace for learning more about using online tools in the classroom is available. 

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 ICT-REV project! The inventory contains a list of tools that have been evaluated with sound pedagogical criteria in mind. Read more

MovieMaker

Free downloadable Windows software for creating/editing videos or slideshows with videos, images and audio clips.

Evaluation: An easy way to create nice professional looking slideshows or videos for users of Windows. It is a great tool for presentations, storytelling and other similar activities. Available in 64 languages. As with all video editing tools, it takes some time to master all the functions and tricks that make a good video production, but once that is surmounted, video editing is much faster, and fun!
 
Cost: Free without registration

Website: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-live/movie-maker#t1=overview

Categories

Principal functions(s)
  • Video record/edit/share
Type of interaction
  • Presenting (e.g. lecturing, storytelling)
Content
  • You supply
Skill
  • Listening
  • Speaking

Pedagogical Criteria

User-friendliness/complexity of the tool´s interface Interface: Not too complex but learning may take a while
Time needed for mastering the „how-to“ of the tool and a production of a task Time efficiency: Medium
The number of languages in which the tool is currently available/adaptable to Multilinguality: Available in 64 languages
Does the tool require registration? Who can see my data? Can I remain anonymous? Respect for privacy: Strong
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?) High

Interactivity

Technical requirements

Installation required? Yes
Compatability/Operating System: Windows
Other tech requirements: Microphone, speakers
 
 
 
This tool was developed within the framework of a cooperation agreement between the European Centre for Modern Languages and the European Commission

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