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Collection of E-Learning Tools. Recommended for Advanced Learners

ICT in Education Teacher Training Series 6
Target group: High school students, university students, educators, teacher trainers

ISBN:978 92 9223 354 9


This CD-ROM contains a collection of free e-learning tools suitable for advanced learners and useful for instructed learning and self-learning.

The e-learning tools on the CD-ROM are divided into the following categories: Geography & Astronomy, Language Learning, Mathematics, Science, Programming and Memorizing.

Geography & Astronomy

Language Learning

  • Hot Potatoes
    http://hotpot.uvic.ca/
    The Hot Potatoes suite includes six applications enabling to create interactive multiple-choice, short-answer, jumbled-sentence, crossword, matching/ordering and gap-fill exercises for the world wide web.

  • EclipseCrossword
    http://www.eclipsecrossword.com/help.html
    EclipseCrossword is an easy way teachers to create professional crossword puzzles in seconds.

  • Selingua
    http://www.wartoft.nu/software/selingua
    Selingua is a vocabulary training program with built-in dictionaries - more than 2,000 words in each of the following languages: English (both American and British), German, Spanish, French and Swedish.

  • Selingua Columns
    http://www.wartoft.nu/software/selingua-columns/
    Play a ‘Tetris’-style game for learning French, German, Spanish or Swedish.

  • Sephonics
    http://www.wartoft.nu/software/sephonics/
    Sephonics is a program that will teach you the English phonetic alphabet, which is a subset of the International Phonetic Alphabet. 

Mathematics

  • Geogebra
    http://www.geogebra.org
    GeoGebra is dynamic mathematics software for all levels of education that joins arithmetic, geometry, algebra and calculus.

  • Graph
    http://www.padowan.dk/graph
    Graph assists user to draw mathematical graphs in a coordinate system.

  • GraphCalc
    http://www.graphcalc.com/index.shtml
    GraphCalc provides an all-in-one solution from everyday arithmetic to statistical analysis, from betas to Booleans, from cubes to calculus, from decimals to derivatives.

  • Maxima
    http://maxima.sourceforge.net/
    Maxima is a system for the manipulation of symbolic and numerical expressions, including differentiation, integration, Taylor series, Laplace transforms, ordinary differential equations, systems of linear equations, polynomials, and sets, lists, vectors, matrices, and tensors.

Science


Programming

Memorizing

Each application has been thoroughly tested and verified by a team from the ICT in Education Programme, to ensure its effectiveness and safety. The tools have also been checked to make sure that they do not include any viruses, adware, malware or spyware.

For more information or to request copies kindly send us email: ict.bgk@unesco.org.

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