7.Elearning & OnlineCourseDesign
9.Open & Distance Learning
1. REFERENCE: c) FREE ENCYCLOPEDIAS, MAPS, TRANSLATORS ONLINE
e.g. dictionary + translation
tool, encyclopedia + dictionary etc.
- Free, interactive encyclopedia
- Look things up
- Excellent resource - but remember to use with care and check entries for accuracy.
- Search for anywhere
- Get directions from one place to another
- Check distances
- View as map, satellite or hybrid
- see towns, cities, mountains in 3D from google earth - amazing!
- free download - but you need quite a lot of computer space and memory - check on site before download
- Use with care as it is machine translation
- Translate up to 150 word chunks
- Web page translation
- News in various languages including Serbian and Albanian
- 28 translators for 38 languages
- travel vocabulary with sound
- lots of advertisements
Lingua's Web Dictionary
- American English
- fast search
- conjugations - if you choose this from the top menu you can put in, for example, 'think' and all the tenses are listed - e.g. present tense - I think, you think etc.
- numbers option - converts numbers to text
- references option - grammar references and explanations
- extremely useful for ESOL students
Internet Public Library -
- reference works
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