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Free Tools for Open Pedagogy Projects
From the site: "CommentPress is an open source theme and plugin for the WordPress blogging engine that allows readers to comment paragraph-by-paragraph, line-by-line or block-by-block in the margins of a text."
Genius Web Annotator
From the site: "Genius lets you add line-by-line annotations to any page on the internet...to add context, commentary, and images directly on top of any web page using only your browser."
Annotate the web with highlights and comments. Add hyperlinks to your answers, and reply to other people's comments. You can create both private and public annotations for yourself, or create a group where your students can create their own annotations.
From the site: "SocialBook is a new publishing platform based on the idea that "a book is a place" where readers can congregate. We've made it very easy to annotate a text and to follow a conversation in the margins."
From the site: "Omeka provides open-source web publishing platforms for sharing digital collections and creating media-rich online exhibits."
From the site: "The open-source, privacy-respecting, all-in-one collaborative publishing platform for communities small and large."
From the site: "Twine is an open-source tool for telling interactive, nonlinear stories."
From the site: "Zotero is a free, easy-to-use tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share research."
These sources were drawn from the Open Educational Resources: Open Pedagogy LibGuide published by Shepherd University.
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