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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

Quizlet

Principal function(s): Flashcard creatorsQuiz/exercise makers

Quizlet is a flashcard app that helps students study and get 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 teaching and/or students’ learning, as well as for testing their knowledge. One can create their 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, one can choose from 10 different gaming and study modes, which students use individually or 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. An unlimited number of classes can be created by upgrading to Quizlet Plus account. 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 flash cards 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
  • Presenting (e.g. lecturing, storytelling)

Skills

  • Vocabulary
  • Grammar

Content

  • 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. Quizlet collects a variety of personal information, including account information, transactional information, device information, and more. It also gathers cookies for different purposes, among which marketing. Its privacy policy mentions using industry-standard security measures to protect user data. It also states that Quizlet collects data with user consent, particularly when users sign up or log in to their accounts. Quizlet acknowledges users’ right to review, edit, or delete their information, as well as to delete their accounts.Quizlet states compliance with the GDPR See more here and here.

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

Collaboration

Communication

Technical requirements

Installation required?

No. Only for the phone application (Quizlet Learn)

Compatibility/ Operating System

Windows, Mac, iOS, Android

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Type Of Interaction
Group/pair work - classmates
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Presenting (e.g. lecturing, storytelling)

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Vocabulary
Grammar
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Content
You supply
Website/other users supply

 


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