Learning Technologies

Technology
Type
Why use it?
Learning Types
Support
Accessibility
Limitations
HypothesisWeb Content AnnotationLets you create annotations on web content and share these with others.Investigation, Discussion, Collaboration, Productionhttps://web.hypothes.is/education/Hypothesis meets WCAG AA level accessibility. See: https://web.hypothes.is/accessibility/
ZoomWeb ConferencingAllows interaction between students and teachers via screen sharing, audio and video calls. Also supports breakout rooms for allowing smaller groups of students to work together online.Aquisition, Discussion, Collaborationhttps://support.zoom.us/hc/en-usCan be recorded and played back again later.Free version is limited to 45 minute calls and up to 100 participants.
SkypeWeb ConferencingLike other video calling tools, Skype lets you share your screen, text chat, video call and record the calls, share files and enable live captions. It also supports break out rooms to enable small group discussion and collaboration. It works for up to 100 people.Aquisition, Discussion, Collaborationhttps://www.skype.com/en/features/Live captioning can help those with hearing loss and also has benefits for foreign language comprehension. Audio enables those who are visually impaired to participate.The free version works for up to 100 people at a time.