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Arts in Medicine: Technology Tools

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 is an online training resource partner of the University of Florida.’s library has over 4,300 courses, lectures and tutorials covering a wide range of general topics and software skill development.   An incredible resource for faculty, staff and 
students, all materials are free and available 24/7.


MERLOT is a free and open online community of resources designed primarily for faculty, staff and students of higher education from around the world to share their learning materials and pedagogy. 

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UFIT Training provides an extensive catalog of workshops and webinars as well as on-demand tutorials and resources. Our goal is to empower the UF community with technology to enrich teaching and learning, enable research and improve services.

Technology Tools

  • Asana
    Collaborative task and team project management site. Free version supports up to 15 team members.
  • Audacity
    Audacity is free, open source, cross-platform software for recording and editing sounds.
  • Blogger
    Create a blog using your gmail account.
  • Facebook Groups
    Create a Facebook group.
  • Instagram
    Take a picture or video, choose a filter to transform its look and feel, then post to Instagram. Can be used for classes that involve a creative, visual assignment.
  • Jing
    Jing can be used to easily create short videos of what you see on your computer screen, and share them instantly. Requires an initial download to use. Fash need to view.
  • Microsoft OneDrive
    Easily store and share photos, videos, documents, and more — anywhere, on any device, free.
  • Prezi
    Cloud-based presentation tool. Present material via a tour around a single canvas instead of using a series of slides.
  • Quizlet
    Online flashcards, tests, and study games
  • Scoop It
    Content Curation Tool
  • Screencast-O-Matic
    A one-click screen recording web app for Windows and Mac.Easy to use, no account required to sign-up. When ready, you can upload your recording straight forward to YouTube. You don’t need to download it, but you will need Java enabled.
  • Survey Monkey
    Easy to create surveys. Free for simple surveys with up to 100 respondents.
  • Ted-Ed
    Ted-Ed video library has many carefully curated educational videos that can be viewed for educational purposes. Also, the platform allows users to take an educational video, and create a customized lesson around that video, with "Flip this Video" (add quizzes, contextual information, follow-ups etc. )
  • Twitter
    Use tweets (140 characters or less) to expression of a moment or idea. tweets can contain text, photos, and videos. Hashtags assign a topic to a Tweet. So, for example, Tweets that contain #mustread are about just that. Click on a hashtag to see Tweets related to a topic. Anyone can create a hashtag.
  • Voki
    Voki lets you create customized avatars, which you can post to blogs websites, or Blackboard.
  • Wordle
    Wordle can be used for generating “word clouds” from text that you provide. The clouds give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently in the text you use as a source. You can customize with different fonts, layouts, and colors. The images you create with Wordle can be printed out or saved to the Wordle gallery.
  • YouTube EDU
    YouTube EDU is YouTube’s collection of 700k+ high quality educational videos from partners like Khan Academy, Stanford and TED-Ed.


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