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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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Ayoa

Ayoa is a digital platform that offers three different tools which can be connected in flexible ways: mind maps, a task board and a digital whiteboard. The visual approach and its filter functions can be particularly useful for working with diverse groups. Users can create interactive mind maps for brainstorming. They can change background colors and export maps as word or pdf documents and images. Users can also create time-oriented to-do lists that can be divided into three categories (now, next, soon). On the digital whiteboard users can add interactive content, such as sticky notes, check lists, flow charts or images. Ayoa also allows its users to assign tasks.

Evaluation: Ayoa is a user-friendly and highly intuitive digital tool for mind mapping as well as class and project management. It can be very useful for brainstorming ideas and working in and with diverse groups.

Cost: Free with registration (Premium versions available)

Website: https://www.ayoa.com/

           

Categories

Principal function(s)
  • Course management
  • Virtual Pinboard
Type of interaction
  • Group/pair work - classmates
  • Individual work
Content
  • You supply
Skill
  • Writing

Usability

User-friendliness/complexity of the tool´s interface Interface: Simple
Time needed for mastering the „how-to“ of the tool and a production of a task Time efficiency: Low
The number of languages in which the tool is currently available/adaptable to Interface language(s): English
Does the tool require registration? Who can see my data? Can I remain anonymous? Respect for privacy: High. For more information visit: https://www.ayoa.com/privacy-policy/
Possiblity to save your or others´ work for reuse/reproduction Saving work for future use: Yes. Content can be saved for future use.
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) Tailorability (If so, how?) Users create their own mind maps, to-do lists or whiteboards.

Interactivity

Technical requirements

Installation required? No
Compatibility/Operating System: All operating systems
Other tech requirements:
 
 

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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