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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

PlayPosit

Principal function(s): Image and video editingQuiz/exercise makers

With PlayPosit teachers can create interactive lessons by adding questions to videos, which they may have recorded either from outside sources or created themselves. An online library is also available, with a selection of pre-designed free lessons organized by area and subject. Evaluation: The interface is simple and intuitive and allows the teacher to easily access information on students’ progress in answering the questions. It is also worth browsing the library to discover what other teachers have created for their lessons.

Cost: Free with registration + premium plan

Website: https://www.playposit.com/

  

Categories

Type Of Interaction

  • Presenting (e.g. lecturing, storytelling)

Skills

  • Listening
  • Speaking
  • Writing
  • Vocabulary

Content

  • Website/other users supply
  • You supply

Usability

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

High

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

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

Medium. Playposit collects personal information such as names, email addresses, IP addresses, and some additional information specific to instructor and learner users. It does so for different purposes, among which is marketing. However, Playposit does not sell user information to third parties. It also maintains the security and integrity of personal information through secure server storage and firewalls. PlayPosit mentions that users can view and modify their account information and request the deletion of their accounts. It also acknowledges users’ right to access, modify or delete data. Playposit states compliance with the GDPR. See more 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)

Medium

Interactivity

Engagement

Collaboration

Communication

Technical requirements

Installation required?

No

Compatibility/ Operating System

Windows / Mac

Other technical requirements


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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

Playphrase (Tool to find the pronunciation of words from movies )

Playphrase is a tool that searches specific words or phrases out of movie snippets from a database of audiovisual media with over 60,000 phrases. In this manner, it provides real-life examples of words’ and sentences’ pronunciation. Users just have to type specific phrases, watch them being used naturally in context within popular movies and TV shows, and listen to their pronunciation. Playphrase works mainly with English. Playphrase is not open-source, but it is freely available. It does not require setting up an account or signing in. ... View details

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