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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
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This tool was developed within the framework of a cooperation agreement between the European Centre for Modern Languages and the European Commission

Sendsteps

Principal function(s): Generative AIPoll and survey creatorsQuiz/exercise makersSlide presenting

Sendsteps is an AI-powered presentation maker that allows users to generate slides, add different content types, and attach interactive elements such as word clouds or quiz questions. Users can create a presentation from scratch, taking an existing document as the basis for it, or importing a PowerPoint. If they use the help of AI, they just have to introduce little information such as the target audience and title for Sendsteps to create a tool. Sendsteps offers a limited free version and requires creating an account for its use. It was developed by the Dutch software company Sendsteps BV. Evaluation: Sendsteps can be a useful and engaging presentation tool for teachers and learners. It is a time-saving tool for creating slides through AI automation, providing users with visually appealing content. It also offers the possibility of adding interactive elements, which can help engage with the audience. Average IT skills required for use.

Cost: Free without registration + paid plans available.

Website: https://www.sendsteps.com/

  

Categories

Type Of Interaction

  • Presenting (e.g. lecturing, storytelling)

Skills

Content

  • You supply

Usability

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

Intuitive, easy to use.

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, Dutch.

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

Medium/high. Sendstep outlines its collection of personal information, primarily limited to user-provided data such as email addresses and contact details, necessary for account creation and communication purposes. It also employs cookies and tracking technologies for functionality and analytics. Sendsteps may share data with third-party service providers for operational purposes. It stores and protects user data using industry-standard security measures, ensuring confidentiality and integrity, and commits to notifying users promptly and providing support in case of a data breach. Sendsteps acknowledges users’ rights to access, modify, or delete personal data. Sendsteps complies with the GDPR. See more here.

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)

Interactivity

Engagement

Collaboration

Communication

Technical requirements

Installation required?

Compatibility/ Operating System

Other technical requirements


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Principal Functions
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

 


Latest addition to the ICT-REV inventory

TaskCards (Virtual pinboard for content creation/sharing and for collaborative working)

TaskCards is a GDPR-compliant digital platform which was specifically created for educational purposes. It helps create and manage virtual pinboards, i.e. canvases where content can be uploaded and shared. Users can create and customise their pinboards by attaching text, images, videos, links and files, together with changing their background and much more. The privacy settings of these pinboards - or parts of a pinboard - can later be modified. TaskCards offers a free limited version that allows users to have up to 2 pin boards. While teachers have to register to create pinboards, learners can access them directly via link or QR code. TaskCards is developed by the German firm dSign Systems GmbH.... View details

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