Choosing Technologies to Facilitate Experiential, Creative, and Collaborative Online Learning

Amy Zidulka


How can online instructors who are interested in engaging students in brainstorming activities, design thinking exercises, or other forms of creative collaboration do so, given the recognized limitations of standard learning management systems (LMS's), like Moodle, Blackboard, and D2L? Multiple free, online software options exist, but choosing between them can prove daunting. This presentation will compare the relative strengths and weaknesses of three virtual collaboration technologies--Linoit, Padlet, and Mural--with which the workshop facilitator has had success.


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