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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

Memorize Now

Principal function(s): Flashcard creators

Free to use memory tool. Designed to help users memorise information. Users can simply create a list of terms to memorise and test themselves. There is no limit on the number of lists one can make. There is also the option of entering a variety of different topics to memorise at once, using the ‘bulk1’ and ‘bulk2’ features, which can be a helpful time saver. Evaluation: A tool for studying and note-taking. It has a memorise feature to help users remember the entered text. There is also a flashcard feature to test oneself once notes have been memorised. While users cannot create an account, they can still save their work and continue editing or adding to it at a later time. Related tools may be Quizlet and Memrise.

Cost: Free

Website: http://www.memorizenow.com/

  

Categories

Type Of Interaction

  • Individual work

Skills

  • Vocabulary

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

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

High. Memorize now does not save or keep personal information. The only information it gathers is the default information collected by a standard web server. There is not a proper privacy policy but it seems safe to say that it is a secure website. See more here.

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

Yes, users can save their work and use it offline, then reconnect to Memorize Now when they wish to continue working on it.

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, users provide the content

Interactivity

Engagement

Collaboration

Communication

Technical requirements

Installation required?

No

Compatibility/ Operating System

Windows, Mac

Other technical requirements

None


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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

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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