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Thanks from 12 Apps 2018

That’s a wrAPP! Thanks for taking part in the 12 Apps of Christmas. You are one of hundreds that took part in this offering of the 12 Apps of Christmas. Please come back and check out Apps you may have… Continue Reading →

App 12: Dec 18 Mentimeter

Mentimeter Submitted by Emily Renoe, Educational Consultant, Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology, University of British Columbia What is it? Mentimeter is a cloud-based polling tool that allows you to engage and interact with your participants/students by creating questions, getting… Continue Reading →

App 11: Dec 17 HP Reveal

HP Reveal (formerly Aurasma) Submitted by Keith Webster, Instructional Designer, Centre for Teaching and Educational Technologies, Royal Roads University | @keithatwork1 What is it? HP Reveal (formerly called Aurasma) is an augmented reality development and distribution platform. It lets you… Continue Reading →

App 10: Dec 14 Xodo

Xodo Submitted by Ken Harmel, Educational Technologist / Sessional Faculty, University of the Fraser Valley | @harmelken What is it? Xodo is a PDF reader & annotator that can also read other eBook formats. What can it do? There are… Continue Reading →

App 9: Dec 13 Zoom

Zoom Submitted by Heather Wik, Child, Youth and Family Studies Coordinator, College of the Rockies What is it? Zoom is a web conferencing application that can be used with a desktop computer or mobile device. What can it do? Zoom… Continue Reading →

App 8: Dec 12 Microsoft Teams

App Name Submitted by Lisa Ransom, Learning Technology Advisor/Trainer, Auckland University of Technology What is it? Microsoft Teams is a tool in the Office 365 suite of tools. This “Introduction to Microsoft Teams” youtube video explains it all: What can… Continue Reading →

App 7: Dec 11 Insight Timer

Insight Timer Submitted by Donna Desbiens, Learning Designer, Centre for Teaching and Educational Technologies, Royal Roads University | @donnadebien What is it? InsightTimer is a free meditation app you can use individually or in groups either as a self-care or… Continue Reading →

App 6: Dec 10 Mattermost

Mattermost Submitted by Ian Linkletter, Learning Technology Specialist, UBC Faculty of Education | @Linkletter What is it? Mattermost is an open source team chat technology similar to Slack or Microsoft Teams. It is a communication and collaboration technology, combining threaded… Continue Reading →

App 5: Dec 7 Coggle

Coggle Submitted by Sylvia Riessner, Educational Consultant, Educomm | @NorthernTweeter What is it? Coggle is a cross-platform freemium app that you can use to create visual diagrams or representations of ideas (e.g., mind maps or flow charts) to aid decision-making… Continue Reading →

App 4: Dec 6 UMU

UMU Submitted by Lisa O’Neill, Learning Developer, Teaching and Learning Support, Delft University of Technology | @capermags What is it? UMU (stands for you, me and us) is a microlearning platform that allows 10,000+ learners to interact at the same… Continue Reading →

App 3: Dec 5 Lychee

Lychee Submitted by Grant Potter, UNBC Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology | @openetc What is it? Lychee is a free photo-management tool, which runs on you own web server. What can it do? Upload, manage and share photos. Lychee… Continue Reading →

App 2: Dec 4 Submitted by Aideen Gibson, Educational Developer (Digital Education), Queen’s University Belfast | @AideenGibson What is it? is an audience interaction platform that allows you to host real-time online conversations as you present, as well as deliver quick polls/surveys…. Continue Reading →

App 1: Dec 3 Plotagon

Plotagon Submitted by Jamie Billingham, Instructional Designer, JIBC | @jamiebillingham What is it? Plotagon is a robust yet simple to use animation app available on iOS, Android, Windows and Mac. The free version offers an in-app purchase with new scenes… Continue Reading →

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