8th Annual Learning Tools Survey 
Top 100 Tools for 
Learning 2014 
Compiled by Jane Hart, Centre for Learning & Performan...
About the List 
The Top 100 Tools for Learning list - the results of the 8th Annual Learning 
Tool Survey - has been compi...
Twitter 
A free online social networking and micro-blogging 
service that enables its users to send and receive text 
mess...
Google Docs/Drive 
Google Docs is a free online office suite 
available on its cloud data storage service from 
Google. No...
YouTube 
A free video-sharing site where users can upload, 
view and share videos. 
Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 
3 
Fi...
PowerPoint 
Presentation software, part of the Microsoft Office 
suite of tools. Available to download or online 
as part ...
Google Search 
Google Search is a web search engine – and often 
described as the only e-learning tool you’ll ever need. 
...
WordPress 
WordPress is both free downloadable, open source 
software and a free hosting service for building a blog 
or w...
Dropbox 
A free file hosting service that offers cloud storage, file 
synchronization, and client software. 
Top 100 Tools...
Evernote 
A family of products that helps you remember and act 
upon ideas, projects and experiences across all the 
compu...
Facebook 
The largest public social networking site that lets you 
to make connections, share interests, and join groups. ...
LinkedIn 
LinkedIn is the most popular business-oriented 
professional networking site. 
Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 
...
Google+ Communities 
and Hangouts 
Google’s social network continues to rank highly in the 
list. Hangouts are proving esp...
Moodle 
A free open source course/ learning management 
system. Easy to install and configure. 
Top 100 Tools for Learning...
Prezi 
Web-based presentation software tool for zooming 
presentations. 
Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 
13 
Find out mor...
Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 Published 22 September 2014 
Top 100 Tools 
for Learning 
2014 GUIDEBOOK 
Want to find out...
Pinterest 
Pinterest is a virtual pinboard. It lets you organize and 
share images you find on the web. 
Top 100 Tools for...
Slideshare 
A free slide hosting service where users can upload, 
view and share slidesets. 
Top 100 Tools for Learning 20...
Blogger 
A free blogging service owned by Google. Also known 
as Blogspot. 
Published 22 September 2014 
Top 100 Tools for...
Word 
Word processing software, part of the Microsoft Office 
suite. Available to download or online as part of 
Office365...
Wikipedia 
An online encyclopaedia that anyone can edit and 
contribute to. 
Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 
18 
Find out...
Feedly 
Feedly is an RSS reader that lets you organise, read and 
share the content of your favourite sites. 
Top 100 Tool...
Diigo 
A social bookmarking, research, and knowledge 
sharing tool Diigo lets you take personal notes and 
highlight text ...
Articulate 
E-Learning authoring software includes Articulate 
Studio as well as Storyline 
Top 100 Tools for Learning 201...
Audacity 
Audacity is free open source audio recording and 
editing program that lets you mix sounds, record 
sounds and e...
Camtasia 
Camtasia is tool to record on-screen activity, edit and 
enhance your content, as well as share it in high-quali...
Yammer 
Yammer is an Enterprise Social Network platform now 
owned by Microsoft. Free to set up, but commercial 
prices to...
Skype 
Skype is a free service that allows users to make text 
and voice calls over the Internet. Premium versions 
also a...
TED/TED Ed 
TED is a non-profit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading - 
annual conferences, the annual TED Prize and local 
TE...
Google Chrome 
& Extensions 
Chrome is free web browser that can be used across 
multiple platforms There are now many plu...
Google Scholar 
Google Scholar provides a simple way to search 
broadly for scholarly literature. 
Top 100 Tools for Learn...
Scoopit 
A social media publishing platform where users curate 
content on their favourite topics and share it as a 
visua...
Snagit 
Snagit is a screen capture tool that lets you grab an 
image or video of what you see on your computer 
screen, ad...
Gmail 
Gmail is a free web-based email service from Google. 
Also part of the Google Apps suite. 
Top 100 Tools for Learni...
Adobe Connect 
Adobe Connect is web conferencing software for web 
meetings and webinar events. 
Top 100 Tools for Learnin...
Adobe Captivate 
Captivate is authoring software for rapidly creating and 
maintaining interactive eLearning content. 
Top...
Flipboard 
A social magazine, available for iPad, iPhone and 
Android devices. 
Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 
34 
Find ...
Kindle (& App) 
Kindle is a series of e-reader devices developed by 
Amazon. Kindle desktop and mobile apps are also 
avai...
Outlook 
Outlook is the email client within the Microsoft Office 
suite 
Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 
36 
Find out mor...
iSpring 
iSpring offers a range of e-learning authoring tools, 
including iSpring Presenter, iSpring Pro, iSpring 
QuizMak...
Coursera 
Coursera is an education company that partners with 
the top universities and organizations in the world to 
off...
Hootsuite 
This social media dashboard monitors mentions, track 
results, schedule updates, assign task and 
spreads messa...
Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 Published 22 September 2014 
SOCIAL LEARNING HANDBOOK 2014 
This new edition of the 
Socia...
Khan Academy 
An extensive library of content to learn about Maths, 
Science, Economics and Finance & Computing. 
Top 100 ...
Edmodo 
Edmodo is a private social platform for teachers and 
students to share ideas, files, events and assignments. 
Top...
Adobe Photoshop 
Photoshop is a photo imaging tool for professional and 
serious amateur photographers as well as graphic ...
Excel 
Excel is spreadsheet software, and a part of the 
Microsoft Office suite. Available to download or online 
as part ...
Google Maps 
Google Maps are searchable and zoomable maps of 
the world. You can find businesses, get directions, and 
eve...
Zite 
Zite is a news reader that goes beyond manual 
customisation to provide an individually personalised 
experience as ...
PowToon 
PowToon is an online presentation software tool that 
allows you to create animated video explainers – for 
busin...
iPad & Apps 
Apple’s iPad (and now the iPad Mini) together with the 
huge range of apps available for it, make it a very 
...
Padlet 
Padlet, is an online noticeboard maker. Ideal for 
making announcements, keeping notes and things you 
can do with...
Pocket 
Pocket saves pages from your computer or phone. 
Read at home, work, on the plane, or during your 
commute; even w...
Udutu 
Udutu course authoring software lets you build a 
course very quickly and easily online either on your 
own or coll...
Tweetdeck 
TweetDeck is your personal social media dashboard for 
staying in touch with what’s happening now, 
connecting ...
Voicethread 
Voicethread is an online application that allows users 
to have conversations around digital media. 
Top 100 ...
Explain Everything 
Explain Everything is a unique interactive whiteboard 
and screencasting app that lets you annotate, a...
Jing 
Jing is a screencasting program that lets you capture 
anything you see on your computer screen, as an 
image or sho...
Flickr 
Flickr is a place where you can store your photos, tag 
them and share them with others either through a link 
to ...
Nearpod 
Present, quiz and report with this tool – synchronously 
with your students or make available on demand. 
Top 100...
Keynote 
Keynote is Apple’s stunning presentation software. 
Available for all Mac and iOS platforms. 
Top 100 Tools for L...
Quizlet 
Quizlet is a website providing learning tools for 
students, including flashcards, study and game modes. 
Top 100...
Storify 
Storify helps its users tell stories by curating social 
media. Helps to turn what people post on social media 
i...
Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 Published 22 September 2014 
Moving Beyond E-Learning 
Masterclass 
In this Masterclass Ja...
WebEx 
Cisco WebEx is web conferencing and meeting 
software that combines file and presentation sharing 
with voice, HD v...
Mahara 
Mahara is an open source eportfolio system with a 
flexible display framework. 
Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 
6...
SurveyMonkey 
Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 
62 
Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/surveymonkey/ 
62 
SurveyMonke...
iTunes 
Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 
63 
Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/itunes/ 
63 
Another small drop 
dow...
Google Translate 
Google Translate is a free online service for instantly 
translating text and web pages. 
Top 100 Tools ...
SharePoint 
SharePoint is an integrated suite of products to 
create a Microsoft intranet and collaboration portal. 
Top 1...
Haiku Deck 
Haiku Deck is a completely new kind of presentation 
software. It makes telling your story simple, beautiful 
...
IFTTT 
IFTTT is a service that lets you create powerful 
connections with one simple statement: 
If This Then That 
Top 10...
OneNote 
Note-taking software for capturing all of your ideas 
and to-dos on the go, brought to you by 
Microsoft Office 
...
Google Apps for 
Work, Govt & Edu 
A service from Google providing independently 
customizable versions of several Google ...
Poll Everywhere 
Poll Everywhere is an easy way to gather live responses 
in any venue: conferences, presentations, classr...
Blackboard Collaborate 
Blackboard Collaborate offers a social, interactive 
learning experience with virtual classrooms, ...
Socrative 
Socrative is a smart student response system that 
empowers teachers to engage their classrooms 
through a seri...
Wordle 
Wordle lets you generate word clouds from text that 
you provide. You can tweak your clouds with different 
fonts,...
Notability 
Notability is a fully-featured note-taking app for mobile 
devices and the desktop. It supports text, images, ...
Google Sites 
Google Sites lets you create simple, secure group 
websites. Share information with a few people, a 
whole o...
Delicious 
Delicious is a free and easy tool to save, organize and 
discover interesting links on the web. 
Top 100 Tools ...
Glogster EDU 
Glogster EDU is a free educational service that lets you 
create interactive posters. 
Top 100 Tools for Lea...
Canvas 
Canvas is a 21st Century LMS: adaptable; 
customizable; easy to use; mobile; and time-saving. 
Top 100 Tools for L...
Tumblr 
Tumblr lets you share anything. Post text, photos, 
quotes, links, music, and videos from your browser, 
phone, de...
Vimeo 
Vimeo is a video-sharing website where users can 
upload, view and share videos. 
Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 
...
Kahoot 
Kahoot is a game-based classroom response system – 
for schools, universities and businesses. 
Top 100 Tools for L...
OpenOffice 
OpenOffice is a free office suite of tools to install on 
your desktop to create documents, spreadsheets and 
...
Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 Published 22 September 2014 
Online Workshops 
Jane Hart offers a series of online 
worksh...
WhatsApp 
WhatsApp Messenger is a cross-platform mobile 
messaging app. It is available for iPhone, BlackBerry, 
Android, ...
Wikispaces 
Wikispaces is a wiki hosting platform providing 
community wiki spaces, visual page editing, and 
discussion a...
Instagram 
Take a picture or video, choose a filter to transform its 
look and feel, then post to Instagram — it's that ea...
Pearltrees 
Pearltrees is a place for your interests. It lets you, 
organize, explore and share everything you like. 
Top ...
Easygenerator 
Easygenerator is an all-in-one elearning authoring app 
to create courses in the cloud. 
Top 100 Tools for ...
Voki 
Voki is a free service that allows you to create 
personalised speaking avatars and use them on your 
blog, profile,...
Lectora 
Lectora is an e-learning authoring tool. It provides 
users with a comprehensive authoring environment for 
creat...
EDpuzzle 
EDpuzzle lets you take any video off the web, edit it, add 
notes and questions for students, and create virtual...
Blackboard Learn 
Blackboard Learn is an educational learning 
management system – part of a suite of educational 
tools f...
Firefox & Add-ons 
Firefox is an award winning, open source browser. 
There are also thousands of add-ons that enhance its...
Paperli 
Paper.li is is a content curation service. It enables 
people to publish a daily online newspapers based on 
topi...
TodaysMeet 
TodaysMeet lets you set up a private backchannel. 
It gives you a room where you and your audience can 
have a...
LINE 
LINE is a communications app that allows you to make 
free voice calls and send free messages whenever and 
wherever...
ProProfs Quizmaker 
ProProfs is a free online quiz maker with powerful 
customizable features, which help instructors and ...
Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 Published 22 September 2014 
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Moovly 
Easily create animated videos and other multimedia 
content. 
Published 22 September 2014 
Top 100 Tools for Learn...
Schoology 
Schoology is a learning management system and social 
network for K-12 schools and higher education 
institutio...
Blendspace 
Blendspace allows educators to blend their classroom 
with digital content. 
Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 
...
SoftChalk 
SoftChalk is content authoring software for educators 
in schools, colleges and universities 
to create interac...
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  1. 8th Annual Learning Tools Survey Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 Compiled by Jane Hart, Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies from the votes of over 1,000 learning professionals worldwide www.C4LPT.co.uk/top100tools
  2. About the List The Top 100 Tools for Learning list - the results of the 8th Annual Learning Tool Survey - has been compiled by Jane Hart from the votes of 1,038 learning professionals from 61 countries worldwide – in both education and workplace learning. A learning tool is any software, online tool or service that you use either for personal or professional learning, for teaching or training, or for creating e-learning. An analysis of this year’s list is available at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/analysis-2014/ The tools have also been categorized in 8 areas in Best of Breed at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/best-of-breed/ Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 Published 22 September 2014 Jane Hart c4lpt.co.uk/jane-hart/
  3. Twitter A free online social networking and micro-blogging service that enables its users to send and receive text messages (tweets) of up to 140 characters. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 1 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/twitter/ 1 Retains its #1 position for the 6th year running Published 22 September 2014 same
  4. Google Docs/Drive Google Docs is a free online office suite available on its cloud data storage service from Google. Now referred to as Google Drive. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 2 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/googledocsdrive/ 2 Retains its #2 position this year Published 22 September 2014 same
  5. YouTube A free video-sharing site where users can upload, view and share videos. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 3 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/youtube/ 3 Retains its #3 position this year Published 22 September 2014 same
  6. PowerPoint Presentation software, part of the Microsoft Office suite of tools. Available to download or online as part of Office365 Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 4 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/googledocsdrive/ 4 Continues its climb back up the list Published 22 September 2014 1
  7. Google Search Google Search is a web search engine – and often described as the only e-learning tool you’ll ever need. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 5 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/google-search/ 5 Moves down 1 place on the list from 2013 Published 22 September 2014 1
  8. WordPress WordPress is both free downloadable, open source software and a free hosting service for building a blog or website. WordPress has been the most popular blogging tool since the survey began. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 6 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/wordpress/ 6 Moves back up the list from 2013 Published 22 September 2014 2
  9. Dropbox A free file hosting service that offers cloud storage, file synchronization, and client software. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 7 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/dropbox/ 7 Retains its position since 2013 Published 22 September 2014 same
  10. Evernote A family of products that helps you remember and act upon ideas, projects and experiences across all the computers, phones and tablets you use. Free and premium versions. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 8 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/evernote/ 8 Small drop down the list from 2013 Published 22 September 2014 2
  11. Facebook The largest public social networking site that lets you to make connections, share interests, and join groups. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 9 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/facebook/ 9 Retains its position in the top 10 this year Published 22 September 2014 same
  12. LinkedIn LinkedIn is the most popular business-oriented professional networking site. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 10 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/facebook/ 10 Moves up into the Top 10 this year Published 22 September 2014 1
  13. Google+ Communities and Hangouts Google’s social network continues to rank highly in the list. Hangouts are proving especially popular for hosting video events. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 11 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/prezi/ 11 Google+ has been pushed out of the Top 10 this year Published 22 September 2014 1
  14. Moodle A free open source course/ learning management system. Easy to install and configure. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 12 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/moodle/ 12 Small drop down the list this year for Moodle Published 22 September 2014 1
  15. Prezi Web-based presentation software tool for zooming presentations. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 13 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/prezi/ 13 Back up 2 places this year Published 22 September 2014 2
  16. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 Published 22 September 2014 Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 GUIDEBOOK Want to find out even more about the Top 100 Tools? The 2014 GUIDEBOOK provides further information like key features and screenshots as well as links to useful articles and help guides to help you make use of these tools for personal learning and as well as in your professional practice. Get the Guidebook at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/guidebook/
  17. Pinterest Pinterest is a virtual pinboard. It lets you organize and share images you find on the web. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 14 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/pinterest/ 14 A new entrant in 2013, this year Pinterest climbs into the Top 20. Published 22 September 2014 4
  18. Slideshare A free slide hosting service where users can upload, view and share slidesets. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 15 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/slideshare/ 15 Still maintains a strong position in the Top 20 Published 22 September 2014 1
  19. Blogger A free blogging service owned by Google. Also known as Blogspot. Published 22 September 2014 Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 16 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/blogger/ 16 2 Small increase on the list this year
  20. Word Word processing software, part of the Microsoft Office suite. Available to download or online as part of Office365. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 17 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/word/ 17 Maintains its position on the list this year Published 22 September 2014 same
  21. Wikipedia An online encyclopaedia that anyone can edit and contribute to. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 18 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/wikipedia/ 18 Small drop down the list this year Published 22 September 2014 4
  22. Feedly Feedly is an RSS reader that lets you organise, read and share the content of your favourite sites. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 19 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/feedly/ 19 The highest new entrant in 2013, it maintains its position this year. Published 22 September 2014 0
  23. Diigo A social bookmarking, research, and knowledge sharing tool Diigo lets you take personal notes and highlight text information on web pages. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 20 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/diigo/ 20 Diigo moves back up into the Top 20 this year. Published 22 September 2014 1
  24. Articulate E-Learning authoring software includes Articulate Studio as well as Storyline Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 21 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/articulate/ 21 Highest rated e-learning authoring tool on the list Published 22 September 2014 3
  25. Audacity Audacity is free open source audio recording and editing program that lets you mix sounds, record sounds and edit sounds. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 22 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/audacity/ 22 Makes a big jump back up the list this year Published 22 September 2014 11
  26. Camtasia Camtasia is tool to record on-screen activity, edit and enhance your content, as well as share it in high-quality to viewers anywhere. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 23 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/camtasia/ 23 Has maintained a steady position on each of the annual lists Published 22 September 2014 5
  27. Yammer Yammer is an Enterprise Social Network platform now owned by Microsoft. Free to set up, but commercial prices to claim admin rights. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 24 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/yammer/ 24 Small drop down the list this year. Published 22 September 2014 4
  28. Skype Skype is a free service that allows users to make text and voice calls over the Internet. Premium versions also available. Skype is owned by Microsoft Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 25 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/skype/ 25 Skype continues to drop down the list from its glory days when it was ranked #3 Published 22 September 2014 12
  29. TED/TED Ed TED is a non-profit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading - annual conferences, the annual TED Prize and local TEDx events. TED Ed are” lessons worth sharing”. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 26 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/camtasia/ 26 Small drop this year Published 22 September 2014 1
  30. Google Chrome & Extensions Chrome is free web browser that can be used across multiple platforms There are now many plugins and extensions available to extend its functionality. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 27 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/google-chrome/ 27 Still the top rated web browser on the list, despite dropping a place this year. Published 22 September 2014 1
  31. Google Scholar Google Scholar provides a simple way to search broadly for scholarly literature. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 28 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/google-scholar/ 28 Big jump up the list this year Published 22 September 2014 7
  32. Scoopit A social media publishing platform where users curate content on their favourite topics and share it as a visual magazine. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 29 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/scoopit/ 29 Loses a few places on the list this year. Published 22 September 2014 6
  33. Snagit Snagit is a screen capture tool that lets you grab an image or video of what you see on your computer screen, add effects, and share with anyone. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 30 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/snagit/ 30 For the 8th year running, Snagit maintains a very strong position on the list. Published 22 September 2014 1
  34. Gmail Gmail is a free web-based email service from Google. Also part of the Google Apps suite. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 31 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/gmail/ 31 The most popular email client on the list Published 22 September 2014 1
  35. Adobe Connect Adobe Connect is web conferencing software for web meetings and webinar events. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 32 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/adobe-connect/ 32 Still the most popular commercial web conferencing system on the list Published 22 September 2014 2
  36. Adobe Captivate Captivate is authoring software for rapidly creating and maintaining interactive eLearning content. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 33 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/adobe-captivate/ 33 Captivate continues its rise back up the list Published 22 September 2014 4
  37. Flipboard A social magazine, available for iPad, iPhone and Android devices. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 34 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/flipboard/ 34 A small increase on the list from last year Published 22 September 2014 2
  38. Kindle (& App) Kindle is a series of e-reader devices developed by Amazon. Kindle desktop and mobile apps are also available so that you don’t need a device to read an e-book Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 35 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/kindle/ 35 The highest climber on the list this year Published 22 September 2014 43
  39. Outlook Outlook is the email client within the Microsoft Office suite Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 36 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/outlook/ 36 Small increase in popularity again this year for Outlook Published 22 September 2014 3
  40. iSpring iSpring offers a range of e-learning authoring tools, including iSpring Presenter, iSpring Pro, iSpring QuizMaker and iSpring Suite. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 37 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/ispring/ 37 New on the list last year, iSpring continues to rise up the list this year Published 22 September 2014 9
  41. Coursera Coursera is an education company that partners with the top universities and organizations in the world to offer MOOCs for anyone to take for free. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 38 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/coursera/ 38 Still the most popular MOOC platform Published 22 September 2014 same
  42. Hootsuite This social media dashboard monitors mentions, track results, schedule updates, assign task and spreads messages. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 39 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/hootsuite/ 39 Hootsuite moves back up the list again this year. Published 22 September 2014 8
  43. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 Published 22 September 2014 SOCIAL LEARNING HANDBOOK 2014 This new edition of the Social Learning Handbook by Jane Hart looks at some of the key ways that organizations can start to support social workplace learning. The Handbook is available as a paperback or PDF: c4lpt.co.uk/social-learning-handbook-2014/
  44. Khan Academy An extensive library of content to learn about Maths, Science, Economics and Finance & Computing. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 40 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/khan-academy 40 Still a very popular learning platform Published 22 September 2014 1
  45. Edmodo Edmodo is a private social platform for teachers and students to share ideas, files, events and assignments. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 41 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/edmodo/ 41 Edmodo drops further down the list this year Published 22 September 2014 12
  46. Adobe Photoshop Photoshop is a photo imaging tool for professional and serious amateur photographers as well as graphic and web designers. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 42 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/adobe-photoshop/ 42 Photoshop maintains its position on the list Published 22 September 2014 same
  47. Excel Excel is spreadsheet software, and a part of the Microsoft Office suite. Available to download or online as part of Office365. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 43 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/excel/ 43 Excel makes a strong showing on the list this year Published 22 September 2014 11
  48. Google Maps Google Maps are searchable and zoomable maps of the world. You can find businesses, get directions, and even embed maps in your website. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 44 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/google-maps/ 44 A very big jump back up the list again this year Published 22 September 2014 26
  49. Zite Zite is a news reader that goes beyond manual customisation to provide an individually personalised experience as a social magazine. Now acquired by Flipboard, it is likely to be shutdown shortly. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 45 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/zite/ 45 After dropping down the list last year, Zite makes a big jump back up the list this year Published 22 September 2014 39
  50. PowToon PowToon is an online presentation software tool that allows you to create animated video explainers – for business or education. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 46 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/powtoon/ 46 This is the highest new entry on the list Published 22 September 2014 new
  51. iPad & Apps Apple’s iPad (and now the iPad Mini) together with the huge range of apps available for it, make it a very popular “learning” device. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 47 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/ipad-and-apps/ 47 Although a drop down the list for the iPad this year, many apps now have their own ranking. Published 22 September 2014 13
  52. Padlet Padlet, is an online noticeboard maker. Ideal for making announcements, keeping notes and things you can do with Post-its. Previously known as Wallwisher. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 48 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/wallwisher/ 48 Padlet moves up the list again this year Published 22 September 2014 9
  53. Pocket Pocket saves pages from your computer or phone. Read at home, work, on the plane, or during your commute; even without an internet connection. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 49 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/pocket-prev/ 49 Pocket maintains its position on the list Published 22 September 2014 same
  54. Udutu Udutu course authoring software lets you build a course very quickly and easily online either on your own or collaboratively with others. There is also a Udutu LMS . Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 50 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/udutu/ 50 Still a strong position on the list for Udutu this year Published 22 September 2014 same
  55. Tweetdeck TweetDeck is your personal social media dashboard for staying in touch with what’s happening now, connecting you with your contacts across Twitter. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 51 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/tweetdeck/ 51 Tweetdeck moves back up the list again this year Published 22 September 2014 12
  56. Voicethread Voicethread is an online application that allows users to have conversations around digital media. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 52 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/voicethread/ 52 Voicethread continues its drop down the list Published 22 September 2014 12
  57. Explain Everything Explain Everything is a unique interactive whiteboard and screencasting app that lets you annotate, animate, narrate, import, and export almost anything to and from almost anywhere. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 53 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/explain-everything/ 53 2nd new entry on the list this year Published 22 September 2014 new
  58. Jing Jing is a screencasting program that lets you capture anything you see on your computer screen, as an image or short video, and share it instantly. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 54 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/jing/ 54 A big drop down the list this year for Jing Published 22 September 2014 27
  59. Flickr Flickr is a place where you can store your photos, tag them and share them with others either through a link to the site or by embedding them in your blog or web page. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 55 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/flickr/ 55 Flickr drops back down the list again this year Published 22 September 2014 3
  60. Nearpod Present, quiz and report with this tool – synchronously with your students or make available on demand. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 56 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/nearpod/ 56 3rd new entry on the list this year Published 22 September 2014 new
  61. Keynote Keynote is Apple’s stunning presentation software. Available for all Mac and iOS platforms. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 57 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/keynote/ 57 Keynote drops a few places down the list this year Published 22 September 2014 4
  62. Quizlet Quizlet is a website providing learning tools for students, including flashcards, study and game modes. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 58 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/quizlet/ 58 A small drop down the list this year for Quizlet Published 22 September 2014 2
  63. Storify Storify helps its users tell stories by curating social media. Helps to turn what people post on social media into compelling stories. Helps to collect the best photos, video, tweets and more to publish. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 59 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/storify/ 59 Storify pretty much maintains its position on the list this year Published 22 September 2014 1
  64. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 Published 22 September 2014 Moving Beyond E-Learning Masterclass In this Masterclass Jane takes a practical and pragmatic look at how L&D can take the next steps and extend their role in the organization beyond creating, delivering and managing e-learning towards supporting workplace learning in more relevant and appropriate ways. Find out more at modernworkplacelearning/beyond-e-learning-masterclass/
  65. WebEx Cisco WebEx is web conferencing and meeting software that combines file and presentation sharing with voice, HD video and meeting spaces. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 60 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/webex/ 60 WebEx makes a big drop down the list this year Published 22 September 2014 16
  66. Mahara Mahara is an open source eportfolio system with a flexible display framework. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 61 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/mahara/ 61 Back on the list this year again. Last time was in 2012. Published 22 September 2014 back
  67. SurveyMonkey Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 62 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/surveymonkey/ 62 SurveyMonkey continues its drop back down the list Published 22 September 2014 7 SurveyMonkey is an online survey tool. It allows users to design surveys, collect responses, and analyse the responses of their created surveys. Users can also get access to survey questions and professional templates.
  68. iTunes Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 63 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/itunes/ 63 Another small drop down the list for iTunes Published 22 September 2014 2 iTunes is a digital media player that lets you that lets you organize your music, movies, TV shows, and more on your Mac or PC, then add it to your iPod, iPhone or iPad.
  69. Google Translate Google Translate is a free online service for instantly translating text and web pages. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 64 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/google-translate/ 64 Big jump back up the list again this year Published 22 September 2014 13
  70. SharePoint SharePoint is an integrated suite of products to create a Microsoft intranet and collaboration portal. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 65 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/sharepoint/ 65 A small drop down the list for SharePoint this year Published 22 September 2014 6
  71. Haiku Deck Haiku Deck is a completely new kind of presentation software. It makes telling your story simple, beautiful and fun. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 66 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/haiku-deck/ 66 4th new entry on the list this year Published 22 September 2014 new
  72. IFTTT IFTTT is a service that lets you create powerful connections with one simple statement: If This Then That Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 67 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/IFTTT/ 67 5th new entry on the list this year Published 22 September 2014 new
  73. OneNote Note-taking software for capturing all of your ideas and to-dos on the go, brought to you by Microsoft Office Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 68 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/onenote/ 68 Tiny increase on the list this year for OneNote Published 22 September 2014 1
  74. Google Apps for Work, Govt & Edu A service from Google providing independently customizable versions of several Google products under a custom domain name. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 69 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/google-apps/ 69 Still a popular suite of tools, Google Apps moves a few places up the list this year Published 22 September 2014 2
  75. Poll Everywhere Poll Everywhere is an easy way to gather live responses in any venue: conferences, presentations, classrooms, etc - using SMS, web, or Twitter. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 70 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/poll-everywhere/ 70 Poll Everywhere moves up the list this year Published 22 September 2014 5
  76. Blackboard Collaborate Blackboard Collaborate offers a social, interactive learning experience with virtual classrooms, online conferencing and instant messaging. Previously known as Elluminate) Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 71 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/blackboard-collaborate/ 71 Blackboard Collaborate drops down the list again this year Published 22 September 2014 5
  77. Socrative Socrative is a smart student response system that empowers teachers to engage their classrooms through a series of educational exercises and games via smartphones, laptops, and tablets. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 72 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/socrative/ 72 Socrative maintains its position on the list this year Published 22 September 2014 same
  78. Wordle Wordle lets you generate word clouds from text that you provide. You can tweak your clouds with different fonts, layouts, and colour schemes. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 73 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/wordle/ 73 Wordle maintains its position on the list this year Published 22 September 2014 same
  79. Notability Notability is a fully-featured note-taking app for mobile devices and the desktop. It supports text, images, and audio recordings, and contains a sketch pad that lets you not only draw new images, but also mark up images, Web clips, and clip art that you import. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 74 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/notability/ 74 6th new entry on the list this year Published 22 September 2014 new
  80. Google Sites Google Sites lets you create simple, secure group websites. Share information with a few people, a whole organization, or the entire world. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 75 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/google-sites/ 75 A reversal in fortunes for Google Sites as it moves back up the list Published 22 September 2014 18
  81. Delicious Delicious is a free and easy tool to save, organize and discover interesting links on the web. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 76 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/delicious/ 76 Delicious continues its descent down the list from #1 spot in 2008 Published 22 September 2014 16
  82. Glogster EDU Glogster EDU is a free educational service that lets you create interactive posters. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 77 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/eduglogster/ 77 Continues to move down the list from its #10 position in 2011. Published 22 September 2014 13
  83. Canvas Canvas is a 21st Century LMS: adaptable; customizable; easy to use; mobile; and time-saving. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 78 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/canvas/ 78 7th new entry on the list this year Published 22 September 2014 new
  84. Tumblr Tumblr lets you share anything. Post text, photos, quotes, links, music, and videos from your browser, phone, desktop, email or wherever you happen to be in your Tumblr blog. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 79 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/tumblr/ 79 Back down the list again for Tumblr this year Published 22 September 2014 14
  85. Vimeo Vimeo is a video-sharing website where users can upload, view and share videos. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 80 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/vimeo/ 80 Moves back up the list this year Published 22 September 2014 9
  86. Kahoot Kahoot is a game-based classroom response system – for schools, universities and businesses. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 81 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/kahoot/ 81 8th new entry on the list this year Published 22 September 2014 new
  87. OpenOffice OpenOffice is a free office suite of tools to install on your desktop to create documents, spreadsheets and presentations. It is compatible with MS Office. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 82 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/openoffice/ 82 Increased interest in this tool this year Published 22 September 2014 16
  88. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 Published 22 September 2014 Online Workshops Jane Hart offers a series of online workshops including: Using your Enterprise Social Network for Workplace Learning Digital Learning Skills for the Networked Age Guided Social Learning Experience Design Setting up and running an online community Integrating mobile devices into classroom training Find out more at modernworkplacelearning.com/activities/
  89. WhatsApp WhatsApp Messenger is a cross-platform mobile messaging app. It is available for iPhone, BlackBerry, Android, Windows Phone and Nokia and all these phones can all message each other! Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 83 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/whatsapp/ 83 New on the list last year, WhatsApp has moved up a few places this year Published 22 September 2014 3
  90. Wikispaces Wikispaces is a wiki hosting platform providing community wiki spaces, visual page editing, and discussion areas - for collaborative working and learning. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 84 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/wikispaces/ 84 A further decline this year for Wikispaces – from its highest position at #17 in 2010 Published 22 September 2014 4
  91. Instagram Take a picture or video, choose a filter to transform its look and feel, then post to Instagram — it's that easy. You can even share to Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and more. It's a new way to see the world. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 85 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/instagram/ 85 9th new entry on the list this year Published 22 September 2014 new
  92. Pearltrees Pearltrees is a place for your interests. It lets you, organize, explore and share everything you like. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 86 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/pearltrees/ 86 New on the list in 2013, there is a small increase this year Published 22 September 2014 8
  93. Easygenerator Easygenerator is an all-in-one elearning authoring app to create courses in the cloud. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 87 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/easygenerator/ 87 10th new entry on the list this year Published 22 September 2014 new
  94. Voki Voki is a free service that allows you to create personalised speaking avatars and use them on your blog, profile, and in email messages. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 88 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/voki/ 88 Voki continues to move down the list Published 22 September 2014 5
  95. Lectora Lectora is an e-learning authoring tool. It provides users with a comprehensive authoring environment for creating and delivering custom interactive multimedia content. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 89 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/lectora/ 89 Back on the list. Last time listed was in 2009 Published 22 September 2014 back
  96. EDpuzzle EDpuzzle lets you take any video off the web, edit it, add notes and questions for students, and create virtual classrooms where you can monitor student work. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 90 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/edpuzzle/ 90 11th new entry on the list this year Published 22 September 2014 new
  97. Blackboard Learn Blackboard Learn is an educational learning management system – part of a suite of educational tools from Blackboard. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 91 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/blackboard/ 91 Drops back down the list again this year Published 22 September 2014 3
  98. Firefox & Add-ons Firefox is an award winning, open source browser. There are also thousands of add-ons that enhance its functionality. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 92 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/firefox/ 92 From its #1 position on the list in 2007, Firefox dropped off the list in 2011, back in 2012, but this year down at the bottom of the list again Published 22 September 2014 5
  99. Paperli Paper.li is is a content curation service. It enables people to publish a daily online newspapers based on topics they like, extracted from their Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and other streams. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 93 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/paper.li/ 93 Up a few places from its place at the bottom of the list last year Published 22 September 2014 7
  100. TodaysMeet TodaysMeet lets you set up a private backchannel. It gives you a room where you and your audience can have a conversation together. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 94 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/todaysmeet/ 94 TodaysMeet drops back a few places on the list this year Published 22 September 2014 9
  101. LINE LINE is a communications app that allows you to make free voice calls and send free messages whenever and wherever you are, 24 hours a day! Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 95 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/LINE/ 95 12th new entry on the list this year Published 22 September 2014 new
  102. ProProfs Quizmaker ProProfs is a free online quiz maker with powerful customizable features, which help instructors and teachers to create online tests, quizzes and exams for employees or students. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 96 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/proprofs-quiz-maker/ 96 New on the list last year, it drops back a few places this year Published 22 September 2014 5
  103. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 Published 22 September 2014 Vote for the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2015 Want to have your say? Voting is already open for the 2015 list. Rules and guidance are available here c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/voting/
  104. Moovly Easily create animated videos and other multimedia content. Published 22 September 2014 Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 97 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/moovly/ 97 13th new entry on the list this year new
  105. Schoology Schoology is a learning management system and social network for K-12 schools and higher education institutions focused on collaboration, that allows users to create, manage, and share academic content. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 98 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/schoology/ 98 14th new entry on the list this year Published 22 September 2014 new
  106. Blendspace Blendspace allows educators to blend their classroom with digital content. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 99 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/blendspace/ 99 15th new entry on the list this year Published 22 September 2014 new
  107. SoftChalk SoftChalk is content authoring software for educators in schools, colleges and universities to create interactive lessons. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 100 Find out more at c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/softchalk/ 100 16th new entry on the list this year Published 22 September 2014 new

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