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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

Wakelet

Principal function(s): BookmarkingVirtual pinboards

Wakelet is a platform where users can save links, posts from social media, pictures, and videos, and organise them into collections or Wakelets. They can also invite other people to collaborate and work together on the same Wakelet by sharing an access code. Wakelets can be set as public or private and shared with a single link. Wakelet offers a limited yet quite comprehensive free version. It requires users to sign up for an account to create Wakelets but not to visualise them. Wakelet is available in website and app forms. Evaluation: Wakelet is useful for organising and saving multimedia content in one place. It is a user-friendly website and app that allows for collaboration between students and teachers.

Cost: Free limited version + paid plans available

Website: https://wakelet.com/

  

Categories

Type Of Interaction

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

Skills

  • Reading
  • Intercultural

Content

  • You supply

Usability

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

Intuitive, neat.

Time efficiency Time needed for mastering the „how-to“ of the tool and a production of a task

Medium.

Interface language(s) The number of languages in which the tool is currently available/adaptable to

12 languages.

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

High. Wakelet collects various types of personal information, such as email addresses, passwords, biographical information, geographic locations, and other data related to your use of their services, together with cookies. This information is collected to create and manage user accounts, improve and personalise the service, communicate with users, and for legal compliance. Wakelet shares data with third-party services and providers for purposes such as hosting, analytics, email services, and more. These third parties may receive information like IP addresses and other data to assist in operating and improving Wakelet services. However, Wakelet does not share this data for marketing or advertising. Wakelet mentions reasonable security measures to protect user data. It acknowledges users’ rights to access, modify, or erase personal data. Wakelet states compliance with the GDPR. See more here.

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

Yes, users with an account can create and retrieve Wakelets anytime.

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)

Interactivity

Engagement

Collaboration

Communication

Technical requirements

Installation required?

Compatibility/ Operating System

Other technical requirements


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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

 


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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 different languages. 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 in English, French, Japanese, Italian, German, and Spanish. Playphrase is free to use and does not require setting up an account for use. ... View details

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