Helpful Links

A compilation of helpful resources to assist you with teaching online. If you have a resource that you use that you consider to be worthy, please let us know and we’ll add it to the list.

Ashland University Resources

Ashland University

Ashland YouTube Channel

Kbox- Put in a ticket for help

MyAU Portal

Cool Online Tools

Animoto– Make great videos from your photos and video clips

AnyMeeting– Free web conferencing

Bloom's Taxonomy– Way to promote higher forms of thinking by distinguishing the fundamental educational questions

Dipity– Find, create, and embed Internet timelines

elearninginfographics– Free educational infographics

Freedcamp– Free web-based project management solution

Gapminder– Unveils statistical trends via a neat graphical interface

Goanimate– Make professional animated videos in minutes

IgniteShow– Short, enlightening videos on a variety of topics

PopcornMaker– Create interactive videos

Powtoon– Free animated video maker and powerpoint replacement

Screencast-o-matic– Free screen recording software

Screenr– Free screen recording software

ShowMe– Create tutorials on your ipad and record them

Symbaloo– Web-based bookmark aggregator

tackk– Create content and stories on the web

Thinglink– Make your images interactive

Tiki-Toki– Create web-based timelines

Todaysmeet– Create free backchannel communication in your course, no sign-in required

Vecteezy– Free vector artwork and graphics

visual.ly– Infographics and data visualization

Voki– Create speaking avatars

Mobile Learning

Airserver- Mirror your iDevices to a computer

Appshopper– Find the best free apps for Apple iOS devices

Reflectorapp- Mirror your iDevices to a computer

Socrative– Student and audience response system via their personal devices

Todaysmeet– Create free backchannel communication in your course, no sign-in required

Twitter– 140 character microblogging service

Open Educational Resources

Codecademy– Learn to code for free

Creative Commons– Learn about open content to use in your class

Getty Images- free images for embedding

Khan Academy– Learn almost anything for free via video

Netiquette Best practices– guide to communicating electronically

OER Commons– Digital content hub for OER

Sample Rubrics– Not sure how to structure your rubrics? Look here

TED Talks– Ideas worth spreading

The Encyclopedia of Educational Technology– Learn about instructional design principles and educational technology

Tips to Teach Online– Best practices for online teaching