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Tool list

Choose, mix and match these tools!

This list of curated tools for hackathons is in constant evolution. Come back and check it often!

It is based on the "Typology of Free Web-based Learning Technologies (2020)" by Matt Bower and Jodie Torrington (Macquarie University, Australia), available here https://library.educause.edu/-/media/files/library/2020/4/freewebbasedlearntech2020.pdf


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You can use these LMS/assessment tools as a platform to run your online hackathon. 
Please refer to the Complete Host Book for (much) more details on how to run an online hackathon! 
Note that using a LMS or a similar platform to host an online hackathon 

ClassMarker (freemium)
 
Quizzlet (free)

PeerWise (free, but you need to be part of a university that is implicated in the project) 

CoboCards (free)

GoSoapBox (free up to 30 participants if you're an educator/teacher)


AUDIO RESOURCES

FreeSound one of the oldest (and free) sound database on internet (free) 


AUDIO PRODUCTION

Soundation record, mix, edit online (free, advanced) 

Vocaroo record, mix, edit online (free, beginner)

Audacity THE reference for anything audio (free, software) 



AUDIO SHARING

Soundcloud share and organise your audio producations (free) 

Chirbit share and organise your audio producations (free)



VIDEO PRODUCTION

Screencast record your screen (free) 

YouTube Editor record, mix, add text and more (free, beginner)

VideoToolbox record, mix, add text and more (free, advanced)



VIDEO SHARING

Vimeo share your videos (freemium) 

YouTube share your videos (free)



OpenStreetMap tag, map, share, customize (free, open-source)

GoogleMaps tag, map, share, customize (free)



DRAWING

Sketchpad draw, share, print (free)

Slimber draw, share, print and replay (free)



DAGRAMS 

Draw.io diagrams and flowcharts (free)

Gliffy diagrams and flowcharts (free, conditions apply)



WHITEBOARDS 

AWW Board online whiteboard (free)

CoSketch online whiteboard (free)

WhiteBoard online whiteboard (free)

Miro advanced online whiteboard (freemium)

Webo Hosting free up to 5 Go, advanced sharing functions (open-source)

Google Drive free up to 15 Go, advanced sharing fuctions

Important note when using images: be sure to check in advance the type of licence attached to each image you plan to use for your communication. Be aware that the image status migh differ according to the nature of the organisation you work for/represent! 



IMAGE SOURCES


CCSearch a creative-common resource for images (free, conditions apply. Please check the credit rules for the images you plan to use)



IMAGE EDITING

Muro Deviant Art advance online image editing (free)

SumoPaint advance online image editing (free)

Pixlr advance online image editing (free)



IMAGE SHARING

Flickr image sharing (freemium)

Instagram advance online image editing (free)

Infogram an online infographics creation tool (freemium)

Vengage an online infographics creation tool (freemium)

AMCharts an online charts creation tool (freemium)


Slack advanced message board (free, some limitations apply)

RocketChat advanced message board (free, open-source, self-hosted)

MatterMost advanced message board (free, open-source, self-hosted)

WiseMapping online mind mapping editor (free)

Mind42 online mind mapping editor (free)

Debate Graph online mind mapping editor (free, advanced)

MindMup online mind mapping editor (freemium, with a very fair price)

Mind Meister online mind mapping editor (freemium)

Shape Shifter online 3d modeling tool (free)

TinkerCAD online 3d modeling tool (free)

3D Slash online 3d modeling tool (free, great for kids!)

SketchUp online 3d modeling tool (free)

TEXT EDITORS / NOTE PADS 

CryptPad a collaborative note service (freemium, no sign-in)

Collabora a collaborative note service (freemium)

Only Office a collaborative note service (freemium)

Google Keep
a collaborative, on-the-fly note service (free, but requires a gmail account)

Google Docs an advanced collaborative, online editor (free)



SPREADSHEETS 

FramaCalc a collaborative spreadsheet (free, open-source, )

Google Spreasheets a collaborative spreadsheet (free, open-source, )

Prezi online rich-media presentations (free, with limitations)

BannerSnack online rich-media presentations (free, up to 10 designs)

VCasmo online rich-media presentations (free, with limitations)

SlideShare online rich-media presentations (free, you need a LinkedIn account)

Google Slides online rich-media presentations (free, you need a Gmail account)

InVision advanced online prototyping tool (freemium)

Marvel advanced online prototyping tool (freemium)

Figma advanced online prototyping tool (freemium)


Flipboard a powerful RSS aggregator that uses an in-browser plug-in to collect content (freemium)
Check the DigiEduHack Flipboard for inspiration on all digital education topics!

Feedly a plain-text RSS aggregator (freemium)

Scoop It a curated content aggregtor (freemium)

Pinterest a visual content aggregtor (freemium)

LiveBinders a great tab-based content aggregtor (free)


 

ANIMATIONS 

PowToon online animation tool with a lot of customisation / integrated image bank (freemium)

Moovly online animation tool with a lot of customisation / integrated image bank (freemium)



COMICBOOK 

WittyComics online comic strip tool with grown-up characters (free)

PixTon online comic strip tool with kids characters (free)



STORYBOARD 

The Plot online storyboarding tool (freemium)

Canva online moodboarding tool with a lot of customisation (freemium)

A streaming service or app allows you to broadcast your webinar, live. If y6ou want to connect several participants, share screens, 


Youtube
 streaming service with a lot of configuration options (free)

Facebook streaming service with a lot of configuration options (free)

Twitch streaming service with a lot of configuration options (free, specialised audience)

Periscope mobile-based streaming service (free)



Survey Monkey advanced online survey tool (freemium)

Crowd Signal advanced online survey tool (freemium)

Survey Gizmo advanced online survey tool (freemium)

Time Toast timeline creator (free)

Tiki Toki timeline creator (freemium)

Office Timeline Online timeline creator (freemium)

Skype online meeting tool (freemium)

Google Meet online meeting tool (freemium)

Discord online meeting tool (freemium)

Zoom online meeting tool (freemium, beware of reported privacy issues)

ONE PAGERS

Glogster intuitive one pager with attached content library (freemium)

Carrd dedicated one pager (freemium)




SITE BUILDERS 

WordPress advanced website building tool (freemium) 

Google Site simple website building tool (free, but you need a Gmail account) 

Webador advanced website building tool (free for first 3 months) 

Wix advanced website building tool (freemium) 

Word Clouds text-based online concept illustrator (free)

Word Art text-based online concept illustrator (free, really does illustrations)

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Guides for hosts

All you need to know as a host, in one book!

All you need to know about organising your DigiEduHack event, step by step: from how to get your initial core crew together to advice on wraping up your event day! 

Fully navigable, super practical. 
Easy to use and easy to share. 
In pdf format. 

> Download your copy of the Complete Host Book


If you have a question, contact us!

A simple guide that will help you to have a first overview on the steps required to organise an online or offline DigiEduHack event! 

Fully navigable, super practical. 
Easy to use and easy to share. 
In pdf format. 

> Download your copy of the Quick Guide for Hosts


If you have a question, contact us!

All the benefits of joining DigiEduHack as a host, in a guide! 

Easy to use and easy to share. 
In pdf format. 

> Download your copy of the "Join as a Host" guide 


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Social media

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Challenge building

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Logos & visual identity

DigiEduHack logos

Download the DigiEduHack color logo package 
The DigiEduHack color logo package includes a vector logo, a pixel logo on transparent background, a pixel logo on white background

Download the DigiEduHack monochrome (black) logo package 
The DigiEduHack monochrome (black) logo package includes a vector logo, a pixel logo on transparent background, a pixel logo on white background

Download the DigiEduHack monochrome (white) logo package 
The DigiEduHack monochrome (white) logo package includes a vector logo, a pixel logo on transparent background, a pixel logo on black background

Download the DigiEduHack partners color logos bloc 
The block is available in vector format, in two configurations: 3x3 grid and one-liner. 

If you have a question regarding the partners logos or their use, contact us!

Download the DigiEduHack upporters color logos bloc 
The block is available in vector format, in two configurations: grid and one-liner. 

If you have a question regarding the supporters logos or their use, contact us!

DigiEduHack brand book

Download the DigiEduHack brand book 
The brand book explains all you need to know about all the DigiEduHack logos! 

If you have a question regarding the logo or its use, contact us!

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