Podcasts: is a digital audio file made available on the Internet for downloading to a computer or mobile device, typically available as a series, new installments of which can be received by subscribers automatically.
- Audacity: is a free, easy-to-use, multi-track audio editor and recorder for Windows/Macs. Audacity can be used to record live audio, record computer playback, convert tapes and records into digital recordings or CDs. It can also cut/copy/splice/mix sounds together, and edit recordings like change the speed or pitch of a recording.
- Soundcloud is a free platform allowing you to share your music to a global audience. It allows you to make tracks, raw demos, and podcasts.
- iMovie is a video editing software application. You can edit photo and video clips, add themes and titles to your own style making a great video!
- TubeChop is a tool that allows you cut parts of videos from YouTube or any other website and combine them together creating your own personal video. Once you’re finished, you to upload your new video on YouTube.
- Screencast-O-Matic is a free screen recorder that allows you to add narration from a microphone and video on your webcam (built-it for Macs on campus). You can also record lectures, webinars, demos, games, Skype calls, etc. and you can it share to YouTube, or save directly to a video file.
- Slidedog is a multimedia presentation tool that lets you combine PowerPoint presentations, PDF files, Prezi presentations, movie clips, and web pages into an innovative experience where your audience can interact with your presentation.
- Google Slides is a presentation software that is available for all Google users.
- Prezi is a visual storytelling powerpoint software. It’s featured are map-like, schematic overview that allows you to pan between topics at will, zoom in on desired details, and pull back to reveal context. (example: http://tinyurl.com/j66bt3d)
- Lynda.com is a video library of engaging, business, software, technology and creative skill courses taught by recognized industry experts.
- YouTube can be used as a learning tool. There are endless educational videos. Simply search your topic!
- Flikr Commons is a public photo archive
- Piktochart is a tool best known for being an infographic mastermind. This website helps you to create visually pleasing, easy to understand, and creative options specifically for infographics (long pamphlets used for explaining facts in a visual way.) It’s an easy to use online platform that provides basic templates and graphic design elements for free, but if you are looking for more impressive options there is a pro version where you do have to pay to access everything. They also have tools that help with presentations and printables. Once your design is done, you can either download for printing (it will show you exactly where it will be cut off based of the paper size you specify) or you can share it to social media and websites. (great examples here: https://magic.piktochart.com/gallery)
- Infogram is similar to PicktoChart with free and paid versions.
- Canva - An easy to use graphic design marketing/advertising product tool. Need a flyer for a guest speaker? Something to advertise for your club? There are templates and examples to help you create professional looking products basically for free.
- WordPress - WordPress is a web design platform that allows users to create websites and blogs with an easy to use interface that still allows for lots of customization. 27% of the websites online are created using WordPress! SUMMIT digital portfolios are created primarily using WordPress.org
- Storify is a social media tool where you live blog by incorporating material from variety of social media resources like Facebook and Twitter.