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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 specific criteria in mind. Read more
 
This tool was developed within the framework of a cooperation agreement between the European Centre for Modern Languages and the European Commission

Factile

Principal function(s): Game app

Factile is an online platform that allows teachers to create games in order to check students' progress and preview or review learning materials. It offers a free version. Educators can either create their own jeopardy-style quiz or pick one from the thousands of pre-made game templates. When the game is played, the teacher clicks on right or wrong. Factile can be used for remote and/or in-person learning.

Evaluation: Factile is a user-friendly tool that can be easily integrated into any subject or course curriculum. It can render classes more engaging and fun, while still helping teachers assess students' understanding of old and new topics. Moreover, it is available in more than 5 languages. The free version allows users to create jeopardy-style games, with different options such as a buzzer mode, multiple choice, quiz bowl or memory game only in the paid-for version.

Cost: Free + premium options available

Website: https://www.playfactile.com/

  

Categories

Type Of Interaction

  • Group/pair work - classmates
  • Individual work

Skills

  • Listening
  • Speaking
  • Writing
  • Vocabulary

Content

  • Website/other users supply

Usability

Interface User-friendliness/complexity of the tool´s interface

Medium

Time efficiency Time needed for mastering the „how-to“ of the tool and a production of a task

High

Interface language(s) The number of languages in which the tool is currently available/adaptable to

English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Chinese and Arabic

Respect for privacy Does the tool require registration? Who can see my data? Can I remain anonymous?

Medium. For more information visit: https://www.playfactile.com/privacy

Saving work for future use Possiblity to save your or others´ work for reuse/reproduction

Yes, login required

Tailorability (If so, how?) 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)

Yes, create jeopardy-style games from scratch

Interactivity

Engagement

Collaboration

Communication

Technical requirements

Installation required?

No

Compatibility/ Operating System

All operating systems

Other technical requirements




Latest addition

Write & Improve (Tool to improve writing in English)

Write & Improve is a free online tool developed by the University of Cambridge to help English language learners improve their writing skills. Students choose their level and then receive a selection of writing tasks that match it. Once the assignment has been submitted, the tool automatically assigns an appropriate grade and gives feedback on the writing. Students can later incorporate it into the original text. They can also create their own writing assignments.... View details

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Principal function(s)
Audio record/ edit/ share
Blogging
Bookmarking
Citation manager
Course management
Story creation
File sharing/syncing
Flashcard
Game app
Graphic organizer
Image sharing
Marking software
Mind mapping
News aggregator
Note taking
Podcast aggregator
Polling
Poster creator
Question/answer management
Quiz maker
Screen capture
Slide presenting
Social networking
Storytelling
Thesaurus
Timeline Creator
Translation tool
Url shortener
Video Conferencing
Video record/ edit/ share
Virtual pinboard
Virtual worlds
Crossword puzzle creator
Website creator
Wiki
Word cloud creator
Type Of Interaction
Group/pair work - classmates
Group/pair work - outsiders
Individual work
Presenting (e.g. lecturing, storytelling)

Skills
Listening
Speaking
Reading
Writing
Vocabulary
Grammar
Pronunciation
Intercultural

Content
You supply
Website/other users supply

 

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