Top 100 Tools for Learning 2012

Jane Hart, Consultant, speaker and writer at Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies, has created an excellent presentation on the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2012 as voted for by 500+ learning professionals worldwide. The presentation is available from Slideshare and embeded below.

The tools list is perfect for online learning, collaboration and remote working, and is embedded below.

Personal/Professional use, in Education and/or in the Enterprise.

↑↓

rank

Tool

Notes

Pers

Edu Ent

=

1

Twitter Social network & micro-blogging service

=

2

YouTube Video-sharing site

=

3

Google Docs/Drive Office suite and data storage service

(✔)

↑ 11

4

Google Search Web search engine

=

5

WordPress Blogging/website tool

=

6

Dropbox File synchronization

↓ 3

7

Skype Text and voice chat tool

(✔)

 11

8

PowerPoint Presentation software

 5

9

Facebook Social network

 1

10

Wikipedia Collaborative encyclopaedia

(✔)

↓ 3

11

Moodle Course management system

(✔)

 5

12

Evernote Note-taking tool

↓ 4

13

Slideshare Slide sharing site

↓ 7

14

Prezi Presentation software

↓ 3

15

Blogger/Blogspot Blogging tool

=

16

Google Reader RSS aggregator

 9

17

Google+ / Hangouts Social network/video meetings

↓ 5

18

Diigo Social bookmarking/ annotation

↑ 23

19

Word Word processing software

 11

20

Yammer Private social networking engine

(✔)

↓ 11

21

EduGlogster Interactive posters

=

22

Edmodo Educational social learning network platform

↓ 2

23

LinkedIn Professional network

 9

24

Scoopit  Curation software

 5

25

TED Talks /Ed Inspirational talks/lessons

↓ 8

26

Jing Screencasting tool

↓ 7

27

Gmail Web mail

(✔)

(✔)

=

28

Camtasia Screencasting tool

=

29

Audacity Audio recorder/editing tool

↓ 7

30

Wikispaces Wiki hosting platform

↓ 6

31

Voicethread Digital storytelling platform

 27

32

Adobe Connect Web conferencing software

↑ 10

33

Google Sites Web/wiki hosting platform

(✔)

 10

34

iPad and apps Apple tablet and apps

 10

35

Google Chrome Web browser

NEW

36

Pinterest Virtual pinboard

 9

37

Articulate E-learning authoring software

=

38

Google Maps Interactive maps

↓ 12

39

Animoto Video creating software

↓ 3

40

Tweetdeck Social media dashboard

 32

41

Hootsuite Social media dashboard

 5

42

Snagit Screen capture software

 5

43

Adobe Captivate E-Learning authoring software

↑ 20

44

Livebinders Digital organizer

↑ 20

45

Sharepoint Collaboration platform

(✔)

 6

46

Mindmeister Mindmapping software

 19

47

iTunes and iTunesU Audio/video player / course distribution platform

↓ 24

48

Delicious Social bookmarking tool

↑ 20

49

Outlook Email client

 10

50

Blackboard Collaborate (previously Elluminate) Web conferencing software

 23

51

SurveyMonkey Survey software

BACK

52

Google Scholar Search engine for scholarly works

(✔)

BACK

53

Adobe Photoshop Image editing software

BACK

54

WebEx Web conferencing software

↓ 20

55

Google Apps Branded Google apps

 18

56

Khan Academy Video learning platform

NEW

57

Google Translate Online language translator

 24

58

Quizlet Flashcards & study games

↓ 3

59

Scribd Document sharing site

↓ 24

60

flickr Photo sharing site

NEW

61

Flipboard Social magazine for iPad etc

NEW

62

Bing Web search engine

↓ 6

63

Ning Community platform

↓ 13

64

Screenr Screencasting tool

BACK

65

Firefox + addons Web browser

NEW

66

Instapaper Read it later tool

 2

67

Udutu Collaborative course authoring

BACK

68

MovieMaker Movie authoring tool

BACK

69

Mindjet (prev MindManager) Mindmapping tool

↑ 12

70

Kindle E-book reader

 29

71

OneNote Note-taking software

↓ 18

72

Wallwisher Online noticeboard

NEW

73

Zite Social magazine for iPad

↓ 19

74

iPhone and apps Apple smartphone and apps

 7

75

Poll Everywhere Live polling

 14

76

Pocket (prev Read it Later) Read it later software

↓ 3

77

Edublogs Educational blogging platform

↓ 29

78

Vimeo Video sharing site

↓ 40

79

Wordle Word cloud generator

↓ 39

80

Symbaloo (and Edu version) Visual bookmarking dashboard

=

81

Excel Spreadsheet software

 8

82

Paper.li Curation tool

↓ 15

83

lino.it Sticky note service

↓ 44

84

Voki Speaking avatars

 5

85

Buddypress Social engine (WordPress plugin)

↓ 28

86

eFront Course/Learning Management System

↓ 26

87

OpenOffice Office software

↓ 54

88

PBWorks Wiki software

NEW

89

Learnist Pinboard learning sites

NEW

90

MentorMob Create Learning Playlists

↓ 24

91

Mahara ePortfolio/social networking platform

NEW

92

Doodle Event scheduling

BACK

93

Keynote Presentation software

(✔)

↓ 6

94

Android phones and tablets Devices using Google mobile operating system

(✔)

↓ 6

95

Blackboard Course management system

BACK

96

Tumblr Micro-blogging platform

NEW

97

Quora Q&A platform

NEW

98

Windows Skydrive File synchronization

NEW

99

Popplet Visual bookmarking

↓ 6

100

iMovie Video creation software

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