Selections from the toolkits of our librarians
Dreamweaver is a powerful program that can create and manage complex websites and web applications. It is part of the Adobe Creative Suite (along with Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, etc.). Compared to the other programs described in this guide, the learning curve for Dreamweaver is quite steep. It may be best approached after gaining basic knowledge of HTML and CSS code.
Kahoot is a game-based classroom response for administering quizzes, facilitating discussions, or collecting survey data.
For documents that are associated with an XML schema, Oxygen offers tag completion. It is particularly powerful for editing XSLT.
Web-based polling tool that uses web and mobile-device responses instead of clickers.
Interactive polling software. TurningPoint has established itself as a major player in audience response technology, so you'll find a lot of support for it at Penn. For instance, SAS Computing has standardized on the ResponseCard system from TurningPoint.
TurningPoint is under active development. They are now offering a product called "ResponseWare", which allows students to respond using a laptop or any web-capable smartphone.