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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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Quizlet

Principal function(s): Flashcard

Quizlet is a flashcard app which helps students study and be tested on a huge variety of subjects, such as languages, history, geography, science, etc., in a simple and fun way.

It offers many different options for tailoring your teaching and/or your students’ learning, and for testing the knowledge acquired.

You can create your own flashcards or choose from those created by other Quizlet students and teachers.

Text can be imported from Word, Excel, Google Docs, etc., and with Quizlet Plus audio recordings can also be incorporated. After adding the content, you can choose from 10 different gaming and study modes, which students use individually or working in groups.

With Quizlet Live, the tool can also be used in the classroom, in real time, as a learning/testing game where students work together to find the correct answers to questions set by you.

Quizlet can be used on a desktop or on mobile devices.

Evaluation: The tool can be used by both teachers and students. Up to 8 classes can be created for free and you can then upgrade to a Quizlet Plus account in order to create an unlimited number of classes.

The website offers a lot of useful information, and the step-by-step guidelines for use are extremely clear and detailed. Many different samples of flashcards and suggestions for classroom use are available.

Quizlet is easy to use in the classroom and popular with students of all ages. They enjoy the simple attractive flashcard format and the quick responses provided.

Cost: Free with registration + Paid premium subscription

Website: https://quizlet.com/

  

Categories

Type Of Interaction

  • Group/pair work - classmates
  • Group/pair work - outsiders
  • Individual work

Skills

  • Listening
  • Speaking
  • Vocabulary
  • Grammar

Content

  • Website/other users supply
  • You supply

Usability

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

Simple

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, German, Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese, Korean, Polish etc.

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

Medium

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

Yes

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)

High

Interactivity

Engagement

High

Collaboration

Medium

Communication

Medium

Technical requirements

Installation required?

No. Only for the phone application (Quizlet Learn)

Compatibility/ Operating System

Windows, Mac, iOS, Android

Other technical requirements

No


 
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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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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