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Facebook groups allow instructors to facilitate a collaborative forum on a site that’s already familiar to many students. read more
New Twitter users will be pleasantly surprised by how the tool can be seamlessly integrated into classroom lectures and other coursework. read more
Google Drive is flexible, easy to use, and excellent for collaboration. read more
Prezi is a virtual whiteboard that turns linear presentations into interactive, collaborative, and multi-linear narratives. read more
Piazza is more engaging, consistent, and provides more options to facilitate learning (both inside and outside the classroom) than the default Blackboard discussion board. read more
The Teacher’s Aide app allows instructors to take attendance through a single finger tap. read more
GIS Cloud Mobile Data Collection app provides a low-cost and feature-rich alternative to other geographical information system (GIS) collection services and devices. read more
Poll Everywhere allows anyone to gather instant feedback through multiple-choice and open-ended prompts.
AU’s Mobile Learning Task Force invites faculty proposals that initiate, enhance or assess mobile learning projects as part of the 2014 Mobile Pilot Year program. read more
Blackboard’s mobile app allows access to content from the Blackboard System on a mobile platform. Cost and Platform American University has no university-wide mobile license at this time. The app costs $1.99 a year or $5.99 for life. Available in … read more
Leaf Snap allows users to identify 184 tree types based on their leaves. Cost and Platform This is a free app but only available for iPhone and Ipad usage. (An Andoid version is underdevelopment.) Advantages Columbia University, the University of … read more