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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

Sendsteps

Principal function(s): Poll and survey creatorsQuiz/exercise makersSlide presenting

Sendsteps is an AI-powered presentation maker that allows users to generate slides, add different content types, and attach interactive elements such as word clouds or quiz questions. Users can create a presentation from scratch, taking an existing document as the basis for it, or importing a PowerPoint. If they use the help of AI, they just have to introduce little information such as target audience and title for Sendsteps to create a tool. Sendsteps offers a limited free version and requires creating an account for its use. It was developed by the Dutch software company Sendsteps BV. Evaluation: Sendsteps can be a useful and engaging presentation tool for teachers and learners. It is a time-saving tool for creating slides through AI automation, providing users with visually appealing content. It also offers the possibility of adding interactive elements, which can help engage with the audience. Average IT skills required.

Cost: Free without registration + paid premium plans

Website: https://www.sendsteps.com/

  

Categories

Type Of Interaction

  • Group/pair work - classmates
  • Presenting (e.g. lecturing, storytelling)

Skills

Content

  • Website/other users supply
  • You supply

Usability

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

Intuitive, easy to use

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, Spanish, Dutch

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

Medium. Sendstep outlines its collection of personal information, primarily limited to user-provided data such as email addresses and contact details, necessary for account creation and communication purposes. It also employs cookies and tracking technologies for functionality and analytics. Sendsteps may share data with third-party service providers for operational purposes. It stores and protects user data using industry-standard security measures, ensuring confidentiality and integrity, and commits to notifying users promptly and providing support in case of a data breach. Sendsteps acknowledges users’ rights to access, modify, or delete personal data. Sendsteps complies 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)

Interactivity

Engagement

Collaboration

Communication

Technical requirements

Installation required?

No, it can be accessed through a web browser.

Compatibility/ Operating System

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

 


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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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