Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
    1. Orientation
    2. How to use this material
    3. Aims and Objectives
  2. Part A: Introducing the tools
    1. Tests and quizzes
    2. An online journal
    3. A resource for interactive learning
    4. Online text communication in real-time
    5. Online text communication NOT in real-time
    6. A web page that can be edited by different people
    7. A tool for recording and presenting your achievements
    8. Experimenting online before doing it for real
    9. Watching video and audio over the internet
    10. Collecting information and opinions using the Web
    11. Bringing together video, audio and slides
    12. Holding meetings at a distance
  3. Part B: Understanding the differences
  4. Part C: The Practicalities
    1. What network speed do your users have?
    2. Do your users need to install specific software for this application?
    3. Do your users need training in how to use the application?
    4. Do you need specialist skill in order to create or set up the activities or materials?
    5. How much of my time will it take?
  5. Part D: The best tools for the job?
    1. Individual research
    2. Collaborative research
    3. Sharing research outputs
    4. Training and education
    5. Disseminating information
  6. Part E: Summary
  7. Part F: Where to get the software
  8. Participating Insitutions