TeachMe Open Educational Resources

We collected for you a sample of the most appealing digital learning and teaching resources, which have been produced by TEACHME partners during the project. Feel free to make use of this content by exploiting it during your own lessons or even more by creating your own digital resources!

Educational Videos

Tehnologii art-pedagogice în facilitarea educației incluzive

This educational resource is devoted a theme of application of the art movies in education of school students. How can art movies embedded in the presentations be used to improve learning in university courses? To answer this question, a review of the theoretical and research evidence on art movies in education. The idea and the principles of art and pedagogical approach to the organization of educational work with film material reveals. This educational resource is organized into three sections: (1) why use art movies in education? (2) conditions selecting appropriate art movies and (3) conclusions.

Algoritmi de sortare. Bubblesort

Evaluarea competențelor

Exercice : application lineaire d’un espace vectoriel de dimension trois

Soit E un espace vectoriel de dimension trois muni d’une base B. Nous considérons une apllication linéaire de E vers E donnée par sa matrice dans cette base B. Nous définirons une nouvelle base B’ et demanderons de calculer la matrice de cette application linéaire dans la nouvelle base B’.

Structure et propriété de l’eau

Dans cette vidéo, nous abordons de nombreuses notions liées à l’eau : nous voyons que la structure de l’eau facilite la formation de liaisons hydrogène. L’eau est une molécule polaire. Nous abordons également les différents états de l’eau en fonction de la température. Puis nous traiterons de la notion de tension superficielle, de cohésion, pour enfin arriver au phénomène de capillarité.

UE Compétences Informationnelles L1 : présentation du Module 1

Cette vidéo est une introduction au module 1 “Recherche de l’information” de l’UE Compétences Informationnelles pour les étudiants de niveau L1.Les objectifs et le déroulement du module y sont présentés.

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Educational Software

  • Assessment 2
  • Classroom Tools 2
  • E-Learning 24
  • Enterprise Architecture And Service Management 1
  • Library Systems 5
  • Management Information Systems 3
  • Mobile Solutions 1
  • Subject-Specific Tools 47
Rogo High-stakes assessment

Rogōaims to provide an online assessment system with a focus on consistent quality, usability and security. The system supports informal progress tests and surveys, self assessment, as well as formal exampapers. A range of common question types are supported. Features for managing the assessment life-cycle are included, such as standards setting and peerreview of papers. Rogōsupports Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI) allowing it to be connected to VLEs implementing the LTI standard.

Alternative: QuestionMark
Mahara E-Portfolio

Mahara allows easy integration with Moodle. Students can save work created or submitted in Moodle to their Mahara portfolio. Single SignOn is also supported. Students can present selections from their portfolio through customised pages, which they control access to. Students can network with one another and share artefacts through groups.The LEAP2A standard is supported for interoperability with other eportfolio systems.

Alternative: PebblePad,Elgg
OpenSankore Interactive Whiteboard Software

OpenSankore provides an interactive cross-platform interface for whiteboards, touch tables, or
any type of computer. Whiteboard-style drawing is supported, as well as inserting
documents and media. The environment’s functionality can be extended by the addition of
Widgets.

Alternative: SMART Notebook,Promethean ActivInspire/ActivOffice
iTALC Classroom Management

iTALC provides tools for managing the PCs in a classroom. A teacher can view students screens in overview mode.Computers can be remote controlled to provide assistance. Workstations can be locked to reduce distractions. Demonstrations can be broadcast
to all workstations.

Alternative: SMART Sync,LANschool,InterCLASS
Moodle Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)

Moodle is used internationally by hundreds of institutions. There is a highly active Moodle user community providing support. Moodle can be extended an integrated with other systems using the large library of available plugins.

Alternative: Blackboard
Sakai CLE Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)

The Sakai project was founded from a collaboration between Indiana University, MIT, Stanford and University of Michigan. It currently maintains two systems – the Collaborative Learning Environment (CLE) and the Open Academic Environment (OAE).

Alternative: Echo 360
Apereo OAE Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) Alternative: Desire2Learn
Canvas Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) Alternative: StudyWiz
Gibbon Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)

Gibbon aims to meet the needs ofteachers, reducing workload and helping students learn. It also handles SIM functionality, providing all information in one place.

Alternative: Frog
OpenCast Lecture Capture/Podcasting

Matterhorn provides an end-to-end solution from automated lecture capture through processing and distribution. Videos can also be published to existing public platforms such as YouTube or iTunes. Captioning, keyboard navigation and screen readers are well supported. Media can be encoded using standard formats, ensuring your media isn’t locked in to a particular system or playback software.

Alternative: MediaSite
Matterhorn Lecture Capture/Podcasting

Matterhorn provides an end-to-end solution from automated lecture capture through processing and distribution. Videos can also be published to existing public platforms such as YouTube or iTunes. Captioning, keyboard navigation and screen readers are well supported. Media can be encoded using standard formats, ensuring your media isn’t locked in to a particular system or playback software.

Alternative: Panopto
CamStudio Lecture Capture/Podcasting

CamStudio allows you to make a video of what’s happening on your screen. It will also capture audio from a microphone. As well as capturing a lecture or presentation, it can be used to record a tutorial or walk through of a system. Videos can be recorded to AVI, or to SWF for streaming via Flash.

Alternative: Camtasia,Adobe,CamStudio,Captivate,iSpring,Presenter,Jing,SMART Notebook page recording feature
Audacity Lecture Capture/Podcasting

Audacity is a fully-featured audio recorder and editor for Windows, Linux and Mac. Multiple tracks can be recorded separately and edited together. Additional audio tracks can be imported. Files can be saved to a number of formats.

Alternative: Windows Sound Recorder,GoldWave,Mobile phone
OpenMeetings Online Lectures/Webinars/Remote Participation

These systems allow multiple participants to participate in a session via the web. Users can collaborate on a shared “whiteboard”. Video, audio and text chat are supported. Users can share presentations and applications from their screen with other users.

Alternative: Adobe Connect,Blackboard,Collaborate,Mega Meeting
BigBlueButton Online Lectures/Webinars/Remote Participation

These systems allow multiple participants to participate in a session via the web. Users can collaborate on a shared“whiteboard”. Video, audio and text chat are supported. Users can share presentations and applications from their screen with other users.

Alternative: Adobe Connect,Blackboard,Collaborate,Mega Meeting
MediaGoblin Video Streaming

These products provide a locallyhosted “YouTube” style system. Users can upload videos which are converted into a streamable format and shared. Videos can be embedded into a web page or VLE. Users can rate and comment on videos.

Alternative: Planet eStream,ClickView,MediaCore,vShare,PHP Motion
Plumi Video Streaming

These products provide a locallyhosted “YouTube” style system. Users can upload videos which are converted into a streamable format and shared. Videos can be embedded into a web page or VLE. Users can rate and comment on videos.

Alternative: Planet eStream,ClickView,MediaCore,vShare,PHP Motion
Kaltura Video Streaming

These products provide a locallyhosted “YouTube” style system. Users can upload videos which are converted into a streamable format and shared. Videos can be embedded into a web page or VLE. Users can rate and comment on videos.

Alternative: Planet eStream,ClickView,MediaCore,vShare,PHP Motion
Xerte Interactive Content Creation

Xerte allows you to create interactive learning materials, including multimedia content and interactive exercises. Content can be created locally, or online using Xerte Online Toolkits. Once created, Xerte packages materials in a standard format that can be imported into most VLEs, and viewed using Flash. The XENITH project allows materials authored with Xerte to be viewed using HTML5, providing support for more devices. Materials created using Xerte allow users to change fonts and colour schemes, as well as supporting textto-speech, ensuring that materials
are accessible to all users.

Alternative: Adobe Authorware,Articulate +,Articulate storyline,HotPotatoes,Qwizdom
Apache OpenOffice Ebook Authoring

OpenOffice and LibreOffice provide word processing and drawing programs that can be used for simple desktop publishing. Documents can be saved to PDF format.

Alternative: Microsoft Office,Adobe Acrobat
LibreOffice Ebook Authoring

OpenOffice and LibreOffice provide word processing and drawing programs that can be used for simple desktop publishing. Documents can be saved to PDF format.

Alternative: Microsoft Office,Adobe Acrobat
NeoOffice Ebook Authoring

OpenOffice and LibreOffice provide word processing and drawing programs that can be used for simple desktop publishing. Documents can be saved to PDF format.

Alternative: Microsoft Office,Adobe Acrobat
Sigil Ebook Authoring

Sigil is a cross-platform suite for authoring ebooks in the standardand widely-supported ePub format. Provides aWYSIWYGinterface, as well as allowing direct source editing.

Alternative: iBooks Author,Adobe InDesign
TeX Ebook Authoring

TeX is a powerful typesetting markup language designed to allow users to easily create high-quality electronic or printed books which display consistently across devices and platforms. TeX is particularly useful for displaying mathematical and scientific formulae in a consistent manner. Documents written in the TeX markup language can be rendered to files in the DVI file format, or converted to other formats.

Alternative:
Calibre E-book management

Calibre is a cross-platform tool for managing a personal ebook library. Converts between formats including PDF, ePUB and MOBI (Kindle). Supports a wide range of e-readers, tablets and phones for syncing. Provides a desktop e-book reader. Links to online libraries to allow the download and purchase of e-books.

Alternative: iBooks,Google Play Books,Kindle apps
Etherpad Collaborative Authoring

Etherpad provides an interface for multiple users to collaborate on a document in real-time over the web. Basic formatting is supported, and users’ contributions can be identified by colour.  Documents can be imported and exported using various formats, including HTML and MS Word. The entire history of a document can be viewed using a time slider.Gobby provides similar functionality to Etherpad, but uses a client-server infrastructure.

Alternative: Google Docs
Gobby Collaborative Authoring

Gobby provides similar functionality to etherpad, but uses a client-server infrastructure. Gobby clients are available for Windows/Mac/Linux.

Alternative: Google Docs
Owncloud Documents Collaborative Authoring

Owncloud Documents provides Google Docs-style document sharing and collaboration, as well as Dropbox-style synchronisation.

Alternative: Google Docs
Archi Enterprise Architecture

Archi and BizzDesign Architect are both enterprise architecture modelling applications that use the Archimate standard.

Alternative: BizzDesign,Architect
Koha Integrated Library System (ILS)

Koha includes modules for circulation, cataloguing, acquisitions, serials, reserves, patron management, branch
relationships, and more. Koha supports standard formats and protocols to ensure interoperability with other library
systems. An online demo of Koha is available on the project’s website.http://oss.ly/4q. The open source Koha project from koha-community.org is not to be confused with LibLime Koha or LibLime Academic Koha. LibLime Koha is a fork of the original project managed by LibLime, while LibLime Academic Koha is a separate product developed for a
consortium of institutions.

Alternative: Heritage
LibLime Koha Integrated Library System (ILS)

LibLime Academic Koha. LibLime Koha is a fork of the original project managed by LibLime, while LibLime Academic Koha is a separate product developed for a consortium of institutions.

Alternative: Heritage
OpenBiblio Integrated Library System (ILS)

OpenBiblio is an automated library system containing OPAC, circulation, cataloging, and staff administration functionality.

Alternative: Heritage
LORLS Reading Lists

A demonstration of LORLS and its features is available on the project’s website.http://oss.ly/4p

Alternative: Talis Aspire,Refworks
Islandora Digital Collection Management

Islandora is built upon an open source base using components from Drupal, Fedora Commons and Apache Solr. Islandora is modular, proving Solution Packs to implement bestpractice workflows for managing different content types.

Alternative: CONTENTdm,DigiTool
A1 Academia Management Information System (MIS)/Student Records

A1 Academia Has many core modules for Mid-Large campus management e.g Student Records, Students Finance,Admissions, Registration,Curriculum Management, Course Mgmt, Exams, Hostels etc.

Alternative: Ellucian Banner,PeopleSoft,Campus
SchoolTool Management Information System (MIS)/Student Records

SchoolTool is a web-based student information system with features including student record management, attendance logging, gradebooks, and timetabling. SchoolTool integrates with systems including the Moodle VLE via CAS authentication.

Alternative: SIMS
OpenStudent Management Information System (MIS)/Student Records Alternative: SIMS
Molly Mobile Apps for Students

Molly provides a framework for building information portals for mobile devices. A range of mobile devices are supported from low-to high-end through a single web interface using feature detection. ta can be pulled from a range of sources. Molly can be run in-house, allowing all institutional data to be kept secure within the institution’s network.

Alternative: CampusM
Audacity Music

Audacity enables recording,editing and mixing of audio tracks. It provides acomprehensive suite of editing tools, as well as supporting a range of effects through LADSPA plug-ins.

Alternative: ProTools,Cubase,Sibelius
Ardour Music

Ardour also provides a suite for recording and editing audio, but unlike Audacity, also supports multi-track recording. Unlike Audacity, Ardour is a “non destructive” editor, allowing effects to be adjusted repeatedly.

Alternative: ProTools,Cubase,Sibelius
Rosegarden Music

Rosegarden provides a multitrack MIDI sequencer and composition environment.

Alternative: FL Studio,Sibelius
Hydrogen Music

Hydrogen is a cross-platform drum machine.

Alternative: FL Studio,Sibelius
MuseScore Music

MuseScore allows you to create, play and print sheet music.

Alternative: FL Studio,Sibelius
Gregorio Music

Gregorio provides tools for the typesetting of Gregorian chant notation. Gregorio can be used via a command line, through the TeXWorks GUI, or integrated with the Scribus DTP package.

Alternative: Grégoire
Ubuntu Studio Music

Ubuntu Studio is a specialised Linux distribution focused on media creation. While there is no single open source application that provides all features of a comprehensive package like Reason, there are distributions of Linux designed for studio workstations, combining several applications to provide comparable features. Featured software includes multitrack recorders, MIDI sequencers, virtual amplifiers and effects processors. Ubuntu Studio also features JACK, an advanced audio system allowing the audio inputs and outputs of separate applications to be connected together. As with many Linux distributions, studio-focused distributions can often be run from CD for testing without installing anything to the computer’s hard drive.

Alternative: Reason
64 Studio Music Alternative: Reason
Musix Music Alternative: Reason
KDEnlive Film/Media Production

KDEnlive and PiTiVi are fully featured multi-track non-linear video editors. Based on open source media libraries, a wide range of video and audio formats are supported from a large number of devices. Output to standard formats
including H.264 is supported, as well as lossless formats.

Alternative: Windows Movie Maker,Final Cut Pro,Adobe Premiere
PiTiVi Film/Media Production

KDEnlive and PiTiVi are fully featured multi-track non-linear video editors. Based on open source media libraries, a wide range of video and audio formats are supported from a large number of devices. Output to standard formats
including H.264 is supported, as well as lossless formats.

Alternative: Windows Movie Maker,Final Cut Pro,Adobe Premiere
Blender Film/Media Production

Blender is an industry-quality tool for 3D animation.

Alternative: Windows Movie Maker,Final Cut Pro,Adobe Premiere
Avidemux Film/Media Production Alternative: Windows Movie Maker,Final Cut Pro,Adobe Premiere
OpenShot Film/Media Production Alternative: Windows Movie Maker,Final Cut Pro,Adobe Premiere
Cinerella-cv Film/Media Production Alternative: Windows Movie Maker,Final Cut Pro,Adobe Premiere
Q Light Controller Theatre/Drama

Q Light Controller is a crossplatform application for controlling DMX or analogue lighting systems like moving
heads, dimmers, scanners etc.

Alternative: WYSIWYG
Soundboard Theatre/Drama

Soundboard is a cross-platform tool for building and executing sound cues.

Alternative: QLab,SFX
Celtx Theatre/Drama

Celtx is a fully-featured crossplatform screen-writing application. Celtx can sync with cloud services and mobile apps, although these are not open source.

Alternative: Final Draft
Fountain Theatre/Drama

Fountain is a plain-text format which can be used for screen writing and rendered to a formatted screenplay.

Alternative: Final Draft
The GIMP Art/Photography

The GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) provides a complete set of tools for editing bitmaps, including layering, effects, and colour tools. Plug-ins and scripts are supported to provide extensibility. Images can be imported from a range of formats, including from scanners and Photoshop files. Images can be saved to a range of standard formats. A large community of users have produced extensive documentation and tutorials on The GIMP’s features.

Alternative: Adobe Photoshop,Z Brush
Darktable Art/Photography

Photography workflow and RAW processing tools

Alternative: Adobe Lightroom,Apple Aperture,Adobe Bridge
UFRaw Art/Photography

Photography workflow and RAW processing tools.

Alternative: Adobe Lightroom,Apple Aperture,Adobe Bridge
Inkscape Art/Photography

Inkscape is a cross-platform program for creating vector graphics, based on the standard SVG format. Importing and exporting of bitmap graphics formats is supported, as is import of Adobe Illustrator files.

Alternative: Adobe Illustrator
Scribus Design and Technology

Scribus is a cross-platform Desktop Publishing application. As well as typesetting, a range of standard image formats are supported, as are Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator files.

Alternative: Adobe InDesign,QuarkXPress
Blender Design and Technology

As well as animation, Blender can be used for 3D modelling. Models created in Blender can be used for 3D printing.

Alternative: 3ds Max
QCAD Design and Technology

QCAD and LibreCAD are a cross-platform 2D CAD packages.

Alternative: AutoCAD
LibreCAD Design and Technology

LibreCAD is based on QCAD but provides a more modern interface.

Alternative: AutoCAD
FreeCAD Design and Technology

FreeCAD is a 3D CAD package.

Alternative: AutoCAD,SolidWorks
Eclipse Computing

Eclipse and NetBeans are both popular general purpose Integrated Development Environments (IDEs). Eclipse is used as the basis for many platforms’ Software Development Kits (SDKs), including Android. Eclipse and NetBeans support a variety of languages through plug-ins and extensions.

Alternative: Microsoft Visual Studio
NetBeans Computing

Eclipse and NetBeans are both popular general purpose Integrated Development Environments (IDEs). Eclipse is used as the basis for many platforms’ Software Development Kits (SDKs), including Android. Eclipse and NetBeans support a variety of languages through plug-ins and extensions.

Alternative: Microsoft Visual Studio
MonoDevelop Computing

MonoDevelop is an IDE specifically designed for building cross-platform software using an open source implementation of the .NET framework (Mono).

Alternative: Microsoft Visual Studio
Scratch Computing

Scratch is a language designed for teaching programming concepts, allowing students to create programs by dragging blocks onto a canvas rather than typing commands.

Alternative: Pascal,Delphi,Visual Basic,VB.NET
Ruby Computing

Ruby, Python and PHP are all widely-used interpreted programming languages. Ruby and Python are powerful multi-purpose languages which can be used to build both desktop and web applications. Ruby and Python feature consistent intuitive syntax which makes them ideal for teaching. Each language is supported by a vibrant community of users and developers, which comprehensive documentation.

Alternative: Pascal,Delphi,Visual Basic,VB.NET
Python Computing

Ruby, Python and PHP are all widely-used interpreted programming languages.Ruby and Python are powerful multi-purpose languages which can be used to build both desktop and web applications. Ruby and Python feature consistent intuitive syntax which makes them ideal for teaching. Each language is supported by a vibrant community of users and developers, which comprehensive documentation.

Alternative: Pascal,Delphi,Visual Basic,VB.NET
PHP Computing

Ruby, Python and PHP are all widely-used interpreted programming languages. PHP is designed for building dynamic web applications. Many common web applications such as WordPress, MediaWiki, Drupal and Moodle are written in PHP.

Alternative: Pascal,Delphi,Visual Basic,VB.NET
Lazarus Computing

Lazarus is an alternative to Delphi, can run on both Windows and Linux platforms and uses an almost identical interface.

Alternative: Pascal,Delphi,Visual Basic,VB.NET
PsyScope Psychology

Applications that help in running experiments in psychology, for example presenting stimuli to subjects and measuring responses.

Alternative: Presentation
PEBL Psychology

PEBL comes with a library of common tests. Allow users to develop their own experiments using scripting or programming.

Alternative: Presentation
gvSIG Educa Geography Related Subjects

gvSIG Educa is a customization of the gvSIG Desktop Open Source GIS, adapted as a tool for the education of issues that have a geographic component. The aim is to provide educators with a tool that helps students to analyse and understand space, and which can be adapted to different levels or education systems. gvSIG Educa is not only useful
for the teaching of geographic material, but can also be used for learning any subject that contains a spatial component such as history, economics, natural science, sociology… Facilitates learning by letting students interact with the information, by adding a spatial component to the study of the material, and by facilitating the
assimilation of concepts through visual tools such as thematic maps. gvSIG Educa provides analysis tools that help to understand spatial relationships. Other open source GIS packages provide similar feature sets.

Alternative: Bentley Map,MapInfo,Geospatial
GRASS GIS Geography Related Subjects Alternative: Bentley Map,MapInfo,Geospatial
JUMP GIS Geography Related Subjects Alternative: Bentley Map,MapInfo,Geospatial
Open Circuit Design Engineering

Open Circuit Design is a collection of tools providing features such as PCB layout design and component simulation.

Alternative: NI MultiSIM
The SWORD Project Religious Studies

The SWORD project provides free cross-platform tools for bible study.

Alternative: Logos,E-Sword
Zekr Qur’an Religious Studies

Zekr Qur’an is a cross-platform tool for Qur’an study.

Alternative: Al-Misbah
R Mathematics & Statistics

R is a free software environment for statistical computing and graphics. It is an open source implementation of the “S” programing language.

Alternative: SPSS,SAS,S-PLUS,Minitab,MATLAB
R Commander Mathematics & Statistics

R-Commander is a basic statistics GUI for R, consisting of a window containing menus, buttons, and information fields.

Alternative: SPSS,SAS,S-PLUS,Minitab,MATLAB
SageMath Mathematics & Statistics

Sage is a free open-source mathematics software system licensed under the GPL. It combines the power of many
existing open-source packages into a common interface. Sage’s mission is “to create a viable free open source
alternative to Magma, Maple, Mathematica and Matlab.”

Alternative: MATLAB,Magma,Maple,Mathematica