Head in the Clouds? Ten Free Web 2.0 Tools to Support Faculty Research

Take a look at the following list of Web 2.0 Tools to Support Faculty Research. The list was compiled by Faculty Focus. Click here to read the full article.

Web 2.0 Tool/Link Functionality
BibMe ·Create fast and easy bibliographies
bubbl.us ·Brainstorming made simple
·Visual data
·Flow charts
CiteULike · Easily store references you find online
· Discover new articles and resources
· Automated article recommendations
· Share references with your peers
· Find out who’s reading what you’re reading
· Store and search your PDFs
Confolio · Store files, links, ideas
· Collaborate with others by sharing info
· Publish opinions on contributions of others
Connotea · Save and organize links to your references
· Easily share references with colleagues
· Access references from any computer
Gapminder · Interactive, dynamic data visuals
· Trend analysis
· Statistical analysis
Google Docs · Co-construction and online creation
· Manuscripts, interview transcripts, spreadsheets, presentations, etc
Mendeley · Sharing, building online research libraries
· Collaboration.
Mindmeister · Mindmaps
· Schematic diagrams
Zotero · Bibliographic plugin for organizing research

About NCCC Online Learning

I have been helping faculty develop quality courses for delivery online for over 25 years. My online teaching experience includes both online at the undergraduate and graduate level and have created and delivered numerous workshops focusing on the pedagogy of teaching online and strategies to support student success. I hold an M.S. ED in Educational Computing and have proudly worked at SUNY-Niagara County Community College for the last 25 years.
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