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Principal function(s): Poll and survey creators
Typeform is a tool for making fun and pretty surveys and questionnaires. Polls can be made by dragging and dropping questions and adding or changing design elements. Registration with an email address is needed, although this is free and quick.
Typeform offers ready-made templates that can be used and edited. Users can also create their own polls from scratch. Surveys can be shared through a link. There exist both desktop and mobile versions.
Evaluation: The basic plan makes it possible to create simple questionnaires and surveys with up to 10 questions for free. It is not time-limited. Its interface is user-friendly and does not require a lot of time for mastering.
Cost: Free with registration with limited features + premium plans available
Type Of Interaction
Interface User-friendliness/complexity of the tool´s interface
Time efficiency Time needed for mastering the „how-to“ of the tool and a production of a task
Interface language(s) The number of languages in which the tool is currently available/adaptable to
Respect for privacy Does the tool require registration? Who can see my data? Can I remain anonymous?
Medium. Typeform collects personal information for various purposes, among which advertising. It does not share user data with third parties beyond specific situations, and employs cookies that do not provide personally identifiable information and can be managed or blocked through browser settings. Typeform hosts data on Amazon's AWS servers, with main servers in the USA and EU servers. It uses encryption protocols (TLS and AES) for data in transit and at rest, along with strict confidentiality agreements for employees. Typeform acknowledges users’ rights to access to their data, object to certain data processing methods, and initiate data deletion. Typeform states compliance with the GDPR. See more here.
Saving work for future use Possiblity to save your or others´ work for reuse/reproduction
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 can edit their own polls, make them from scratch or use Typeform’s ready-made templates.
Compatibility/ Operating System
All operating systems
Other technical requirements
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.
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