The Website list for Extreme Learning

 

 

Summary of Extreme Learning website list

 

1. Language Learning: 63

2. Outdoor/adventure learning: 51

3. Social change/global learning: 57

4. Virtual education: 57

5. Learning Portals: 38

6. Shared Online Video: 39

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Total: 305)

 

 

1. Language Learning

 

Language Learning uses technology-aided language learning with an integration of sound, voice interaction, text, video, and animation. It empowers self-paced interactive learning environments that enable learners to achieve learning outcomes without being restricted to place or time.

 

No

Websites

Link

1

Babbel

http://www.babbel.com/a#/flash/navigation/home

2

BBC Learning English*

http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/

3

BBC-Language-Chinese

http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/chinese/

4

BBC-Languages

http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/

5

Busuu.com

http://www.busuu.com/

6

Byki

http://www.byki.com/

7

Chaula

http://www.chuala.com/

8

Chinese Pod*

http://chinesepod.com/

9

ChineseClass101.com

http://www.chineseclass101.com/

10

Chinese-Course.com

http://www.chinese-course.com/

11

ChineseLearnOnline.com

http://www.chineselearnonline.com/

12

Confucius Institute Online

http://english.chinese.cn/onlinelearning/

13

CSLPOD

http://cslpod.com/One/Pod/List/Default.aspx

14

Dave's ESL Café

http://www.eslcafe.com/

15

Deutsche Welle

http://www.dw-world.de/dw/0,,2547,00.html

16

English Central

http://www.englishcentral.com/

17

EnglishClass101.com

http://www.englishclass101.com/

18

EnglishClub.com

http://www.englishclub.com/

19

Englishpod*

http://englishpod.com/

20

Engolish

http://engolish.com/

21

Ephisto

http://www.ephisto.com/

22

Free Language

http://freelanguage.org/

23

Free Stuff

http://www.stuff.co.uk/wicked.html

24

FrenchPod

http://frenchpod.com/

25

HSK Flashcards

http://www.hskflashcards.com/

26

ICT4LT

http://www.ict4lt.org/

27

Inter pals

http://www.interpals.net/

28

ItalianPod

http://italianpod.com/

29

Italki.com

http://www.italki.com/

30

Kan Talk

http://www.kantalk.com/

31

KoreanClass101.com

http://www.koreanclass101.com/

32

Lang-8

http://lang-8.com/

33

Learning Chinese Online

http://www.hanyu.com.cn/en/enhome.aspx

34

Learning Chinese with April's Mandarin Podcast

http://zaiyici.blogspot.com/

35

Learning Mandarin Podcast

http://learningmandarinpod.blogspot.com/

36

Learn-korean

http://learn-korean.net/

37

Ling

http://www.lingq.com/

38

LingoPass

http://lingopass.com/

39

Live Mocha*

http://www.livemocha.com/

40

Loquella

http://www.loquella.com/learn-chinese/

41

Melnyks Chinese

http://www.melnyks.com/

42

My language exchange

http://mylanguageexchange.com/

43

MyHappyPlanet

http://lingopass.com/

44

nciku

http://www.nciku.com/

45

Novlet

http://www.novlet.com/

46

On-line Chinese Tools

http://www.mandarintools.com/

47

Palabea

http://www.palabea.com/

48

PhraseBase

http://www.phrasebase.com/english/

49

Popup Chinese

http://popupchinese.com/

50

Radio Lingua Network

http://radiolingua.com/

51

Rosettastone

http://rosettastone.com/

52

SEMANDA.COM

http://www.semanda.com/

53

SpanishPod

http://spanishpod.com/

54

SurvivalPhrases.com

http://survivalphrases.com/

55

Teacher Training Videos

http://www.teachertrainingvideos.com/

56

The European Centre for Modern Languages (ECML)

http://www.ecml.at/

57

The Mixxer

http://www.language-exchanges.org/

58

TheChineseReader

http://www.thechinesereader.com/xiaolongbao/

59

Vocab Sushi

http://www.vocabsushi.com/

60

VOXOPOP

http://www.voxopop.com/

61

VOXSWAP

http://www.voxswap.com/

62

Zhongwen.com

http://www.zhongwen.com/

63

ZON

http://enterzon.com/

The site with * means selected coolest website.

 

Summary for Language Learning

 

- The total number of websites: 63

- Selected coolest websites: 4 (BBC Learning English, Chinese Pod, Englishpod, Live Mocha)

- The status of evaluating: Average 2.89 (CR: 2.9, FT: 3.1, ETI: 2.9, NT: 2.7, ULE: 2.8, PL: 3.1, PLC: 2.6 , SA: 3.1)

 

2. Outdoor/adventure learning

 

Adventure/Outdoor Learning is a hybrid online educational environment that provides students with opportunities to explore real-world issues through authentic learning experiences within collaborative online learning environments.

 

No

Websites

Link

1

Abby Sunderland

http://www.abbysunderland.com/

2

Cassandra Brooks' Website

http://www.cassandrabrooks.com/

3

Couch Surfing

http://www.couchsurfing.org/

4

Earth education*

http://lt.umn.edu/earthducation0/

5

Emerging Explorer-Yu-Min Lin

http://albertyuminlin.com/

6

Eve Beglarian's River Project

http://evbvd.com/riverblog/about/

7

Exploratorium Ice Stories

http://icestories.exploratorium.edu/dispatches/index.php

8

Explore*

http://www.explore.org/

9

Explorers Web

http://www.explorersweb.com/

10

Geothentic Learning

http://lt.umn.edu/geothentic/

11

Immersion

http://www.immersionlearning.org/

12

Immersion learning

http://www.immersionlearning.org/

13

Impossible2Possible

http://impossible2possible.com/

14

Jessica Watson

http://www.jessicawatson.com.au/

15

Jon Bowermaster*

http://www.jonbowermaster.com/

16

Journey North

http://www.learner.org/jnorth/

17

Laura Dekker

http://www.lauradekker.nl/English/Home.html

18

Living & Learning Aboard the Good Ship Learnativity

http://learnativity.typepad.com/living_learning_aboard_th/

19

Mark Beaumont

http://www.markbeaumontonline.com/mbo/?cat=-0

20

Michael Perham

http://www.challengemike.com/welcome.htm

21

Minoru Saito

http://www.saito8.com/

22

Mountain World Productions

http://www.mountainworldproductions.com/

23

Nautilus Live*

http://www.nautiluslive.org/

24

Ocean Explorer

http://oceanexplorer.noaa.gov/welcome.html

25

One World Expeditions

http://www.oneworldjourneys.com/expeditions/

26

Penguin Science

http://www.penguinscience.com/index.php

27

Polar Husky

http://www.polarhusky.com/support/adventure-learning/

28

Polar Quest Ambassadors

http://www.polar-quest.com/

29

Polar Science Center (Wendy Ermold)

http://psc.apl.washington.edu/wordpress/

30

Reach the world

http://www.reachtheworld.org/

31

Roadtrip nation

http://roadtripnation.com/

32

The Freshwater Switchyard of the Arctic Ocean

http://psc.apl.washington.edu/switchyard/overview.html

33

The JASON Project

http://www.jason.org/public/whatis/start.aspx

34

The Last Ocean

http://lastocean-project.org/

35

The mountain world 

http://mountainworld.typepad.com/

36

The world by road

http://www.theworldbyroad.com/

37

Travel Blog

http://www.travelblog.org/

38

Wayne Hodgins

http://waynehodgins.typepad.com/about.html

39

Wilderness Classroom

http://www.wildernessclassroom.com/

40

Yacht pals

http://www.jonbowermaster.com/

41

Zac Sunderland

http://www.zacsunderland.com/

42

PolarTREC

http://www.polartrec.com/

43

ARMADA

http://www.armadaproject.org/

44

NOOA Teacher at Sea

http://teacheratsea.noaa.gov/

45

Earthwatch Life from the Field

http://www.earthwatch.org/lff

46

Teachers at Sea with the JOIDES Resolution

http://joidesresolution.org/

47

The School of Rock program

http://www.oceanleadership.org/education/

48

The World of Wonders

http://www.questconnect.org/index.htm

49

Taylor Ranch 0.2

https://alatui.wordpress.com/

50

Go4TheSummit

http://www.go4thesummit.com/

51

Eat Bike Grow

http://eatbikegrow.ning.com/

The site with * means selected coolest website.

 

Summary for Outdoor/adventure learning

 

- The total number of websites: 51

- Selected coolest websites: 4 (Earth education, Explore, Jon Bowermaster, Nautilus Live)

- The status of evaluating: Average 3.01 (CR: 2.9, FT: 2.9, ETI: 2.8, NT: 2.6, ULE: 3.7, PL: 3.3, PLC: 3.1 , SA: 2.8)

 

3. Social change/global learning

 

Social Change/Global seeks to educate and inform people about issues and needs relating to social change, including poverty, hunger, AIDS, civics etc. Technology is often used to create innovative ways to spread social good and access to learning worldwide. It is also used to empower and inspire people for the right cause.

 

No

Websites

Link

1

AVERT

http://www.avert.org/aidssouthafrica.htm

2

Babar Ali

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8299780.stm

3

CARE

http://www.care.org/

4

CaseCommons

http://www.casecommons.org/

5

CNN Living-Virtual Mentoring

http://www.cnn.com/2011/LIVING/01/13/cnnheroes.stokes/index.html?hpt=T2

6

CollectiveLens

http://collectivelens.com/

7

Commonwealth of Learning

http://www.col.org/

8

Council for Adult and Experiential Learning

http://www.cael.org/

9

Earth Charter

http://www.earthcharterinaction.org/content/

10

Epals Global Community

http://www.epals.com/

11

Farm Foundation

http://www.farmfoundation.org/default.aspx

12

Film aid international

http://filmaid.org/

13

Flat Classroms Project

http://www.flatclassroomproject.org/

14

Free Geek

http://www.freegeek.org/

15

FreeRice

http://www.freerice.com/index.php

16

Girl child network

http://www.girlchildnetworkworldwide.org/

17

Hunger Notes

http://www.worldhunger.org/

18

iCivics*

http://www.icivics.org/

19

iEarn

http://www.iearn.org/

20

IGOUGO

http://www.igougo.com/

21

Infinite Family

http://www.infinitefamily.org/

22

Isis International Studies In Schools

http://www.indiana.edu/~isis/

23

Jamie oliver food revolution

http://www.jamieoliver.com/foundation/jamies-food-revolution/

24

JustHarvest

http://www.justharvest.org/index.php/about-us

25

Karin Muller

http://take2videos.ning.com/profile/KarinMuller

26

Laureate Education, Inc.

http://www.laureate.net/en.aspx

27

Libya

http://www.facebook.com/4LIBYA

28

Longitude

http://www.golongitude.org/

29

MDG five.com

http://www.mdgfive.com/

30

Meetup founder

http://www.meetup.com/about/

31

MentorNet (for engineering, science, and mathematics)

http://www.mentornet.net/

32

MoveOn.Org Democracy in Action

http://front.moveon.org/

33

National Literacy Trust

http://www.literacytrust.org.uk/

34

NIIT foundation

http://www.niitfoundation.org/index.php/about-us/61-our-vision-and-mission

35

NIIT Foundation (NF)

http://www.niitfoundation.org/

36

NPower

http://www.npower.org/

37

OER Africa

http://www.oerafrica.org/teachered/TeacherEducationHome/tabid/933/Default.aspx

38

Omnium Outreach Projects

http://omnium.net.au/oop/

39

One laptop per Child

http://one.laptop.org/

40

Open Culture

http://www.openculture.com/

41

Open Society Foundations

http://www.soros.org/

42

Orphans Against Aids

http://www.orphansagainstaids.org/about-orphans-against-aids.html

43

OxFam

http://www.oxfam.org.uk/index-b.html

44

Parents of Suicide

http://pos-ffos.com/

45

Quitnet

http://www.quitnet.com/qnhomepage.aspx

46

School of One 

http://schoolofone.org/

47

Sierra Club Environmental Education

http://www.sierraclub.org/education/

48

Sierra eRiders

http://www.sierraeriders.org/home/

49

Soliya

http://www.soliya.net/

50

Tapestries of Hope_facebook

http://www.facebook.com/facebook#!/TapestriesofHope

51

Ted talk-Sugata Mitra

http://www.ted.com/talks/sugata_mitra_the_child_driven_education.html

52

The Citizens Foundation

http://www.thecitizensfoundation.org/

53

The Jane Goodhall Institute

http://www.janegoodall.org/

54

The National Council for Research on Women

http://www.ncrw.org/

55

The Smallholders Foundation

http://smallholdersfoundation.org/

56

The truth about Syria

http://www.facebook.com/Syria.True.News

57

World Class-World Vision Canada

http://www.worldvision.ca/Education-and-Justice/Educational-Resources/Pages/Educational-Resources.aspx

The site with * means selected coolest website.

 

Summary for Social change/global learning

 

- The total number of websites: 57

- Selected coolest websites: 1 (iCivics)

- The status of evaluating: Average 2.68 (CR: 2.5, FT: 2.6, ETI: 2.6, NT: 2.4, ULE: 2.8, PL: 2.8, PLC: 2.9 , SA: 2.7)

 

4. Virtual education

 

Virtual Education refers to learning environments where teacher and student are separated by time or space, or both. Course delivery can be through course management applications as well as various multimedia and Web 2.0 tools. Virtual education may be managed by organizations and institutions that have been created through alliances and partnerships to facilitate teaching and learning.

 

No

Websites

Link

1

About.com

http://www.about.com/education/

2

African Virtual University OER

http://oer.avu.org/

3

Blinklearning

http://www.blinklearning.com/

4

BLOSSOMS

http://blossoms.mit.edu/

5

Connections Academy

http://www.connectionsacademy.com/

6

Connexions

http://cnx.org/

7

CORE OCW (China)

http://www.core.org.cn/en/

8

Ed Tech talk*

http://edtechtalk.com/

9

FETP(Fulbright Economics Teaching Program)OCW

http://ocw.fetp.edu.vn/home.cfm

10

Florida Virtual School*

http://www.flvs.net/

11

GoArmyEd

https://www.goarmyed.com/login.aspx

12

Google Code University

http://code.google.com/edu/

13

Hippocampus

http://www.hippocampus.org/

14

howtogardenadvice.com

http://www.howtogardenadvice.com/

15

Incredible art

http://www.incredibleart.org/

16

Indiana University High School

http://iuhighschool.iu.edu/

17

Indira Gandhi National Open University

http://www.ignou.ac.in/

18

Interactive Biology

http://www.interactive-biology.com/

19

International Association for K-12 Online Learning

http://www.inacol.org/

20

John Hopkins OpenCourseWare*

http://ocw.jhsph.edu/

21

Jorum

http://www.jorum.ac.uk/

22

Khan Academy*

http://www.khanacademy.org/

23

Learn to draw and paint

http://www.learn-to-draw-and-paint.com/

24

Michigan Virtual University

http://www.mivu.org/

25

MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW)*

http://ocw.mit.edu/index.htm

26

MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW) Highlights for High School*

http://ocw.mit.edu/high-school/

27

MOMA

http://www.moma.org/

28

NASA for Educators*

http://www.nasa.gov/audience/foreducators/index.html

29

National Repository of Online Courses

http://www.montereyinstitute.org/nroc/

30

New Jersey Institute of Technology

http://ocw.njit.edu/

31

Nixty

http://nixty.com/blog/about

32

Notre Dame OpenCourseWare

http://ocw.nd.edu/

33

Open High School of Utah

http://www.openhighschool.org/

34

Open Learning Initiative Carnegie Mellon

http://oli.web.cmu.edu/openlearning/

35

Open University UK-OPenLearn*

http://www.open.ac.uk/openlearn/

36

Open Yale Courses

http://open.yale.edu/courses/

37

OpenStudy

http://openstudy.com/

38

ParisTech OCW

http://graduateschool.paristech.fr/?langue=EN

39

PBS Teachers

http://www.pbs.org/teachers/

40

Peer 2 Peer University

http://p2pu.org/

41

Public Library of Science

http://www.plos.org/

42

Rock our World

http://rockourworld.org/

43

Scitable (from Nature)

http://www.nature.com/scitable

44

Smithsonian*

http://www.si.edu/

45

Sophia

http://www.sophia.org/

46

Spain OCW Universia

http://ocw.universia.net/en/

47

The Brain Observatory

http://thebrainobservatory.ucsd.edu/hm_live.php

48

Thinkfinity

http://www.thinkfinity.org/

49

Tufts Open Courses

http://ocw.tufts.edu/

50

UC Berkeley

http://ocw.berkeley.edu/

51

Udemy

http://www.udemy.com/

52

University of Reddit

http://universityofreddit.com/

53

University of the People

http://www.uopeople.org/

54

University of Wisconsin Eau Claire

http://open.uwec.edu/

55

Wiki Educator - Free content

http://wikieducator.org/

56

Wikiversity

http://en.wikiversity.org/

57

Worldmapper

http://www.worldmapper.org/display.php?selected=174

The site with * means selected coolest website.

 

Summary for Virtual education

 

- The total number of websites: 57

- Selected coolest websites: 9 (Ed Tech talk, Florida Virtual School, John Hopkins OpenCourseWare, Khan Academy, MIT OpenCourseWare, MIT OpenCourseWare Highlights for High School, NASA for Educators, Open University UK-OPenLearn, Smithsonian)

- The status of evaluating: Average 3.15 (CR: 3.4, FT: 3.2, ETI: 3.1, NT: 2.8, ULE: 2.9, PL: 3.4, PLC: 3.1 , SA: 3.3)

 

5. Learning Portals

 

Learning Portals are centralized learning centers or repositories that contain an aggregation of educational information on a topic, often current or continually updated. Learners explore according to their own interest, time, and space. Learning portals support user and context learning, and are less centered on administration of that content and the results of the learning.

 

No

Websites

Link

1

Bookboon

http://bookboon.com/int

2

BookRi

http://www.bookrix.com/

3

British Library Turning the Pages

http://www.bl.uk/onlinegallery/ttp/ttpbooks.html

4

Civil Rights Digital Library

http://crdl.usg.edu/?Welcome

5

Community College Consortium of Open Educational Resources

http://oerconsortium.org/

6

Curriki

http://www.curriki.org/

7

Einstein Archives Online

http://www.alberteinstein.info/

8

Einztein

http://einztein.com/

9

Encyclopedia of Life

http://www.eol.org/index

10

Every Stock Photo

http://www.everystockphoto.com/photo.php?imageId=571578

11

FlashcardExchange

http://www.flashcardexchange.com/

12

FoxLingo.com

http://www.foxlingo.com/

13

FREE

http://free.ed.gov/

14

Google Art Project

http://www.googleartproject.com/

15

LibraryThing

http://www.librarything.com/

16

MERLOT*

http://www.merlot.org/merlot/index.htm

17

Museum of Online Museums

http://www.coudal.com/moom/

18

nick Junior

http://www.nickjr.com/ni-hao-kai-lan/

19

NMAAHC

http://nmaahc.si.edu/

20

NPR Podcast Directory

http://www.npr.org/rss/podcast/podcast_directory.php

21

OER Commons

http://www.oercommons.org/

22

Online College Classes

http://www.onlinecollegeclasses.com/

23

Open College Textbooks

http://collegeopentextbooks.org/

24

OpenCourseWare Consortium

http://www.ocwconsortium.org/

25

Scribd

http://www.scribd.com/

26

Squidoo

http://www.squidoo.com/

27

shardtalk.com

http://www.shardtalk.com/

28

Teachers Domain

http://www.teachersdomain.org/

29

TeAchnology

http://www.teach-nology.com/

30

The Complete Work of Charles Darwin Online

http://darwin-online.org.uk/

31

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

http://shakespeare.mit.edu/

32

The Education Podcast Network

http://epnweb.org/

33

The National Science Digital Library

http://www.nsdl.org/

34

Timeless Hemmingway

http://www.timelesshemingway.com/

35

Tree of Life

http://tolweb.org/tree/

36

Valley of the Shadow

http://valley.lib.virginia.edu/

37

Wolfram Alpha

http://www.wolframalpha.com/

38

World Bridges

http://worldbridges.net/

The site with * means selected coolest website.

 

Summary for Learning Portals

 

- The total number of websites: 38

- Selected coolest websites: 1 (MERLOT)

- The status of evaluating: Average 2.76 (CR: 3.2, FT: 2.8, ETI: 2.7, NT: 2.5, ULE: 2.6, PL: 2.9, PLC: 2.5 , SA: 3.0)

 

6. Shared Online Video

 

Shared Online Videos are any educational video (YouTube or other web streamed videos) that can be watched or shared. Some such sites offer syndicated programming and professional documentaries or filmmaking, whereas others are supporting by lay people. These sites often allow for interaction via comments and annotation. They often allow for downloading of content.

 

No

Websites

Link

1

Academic Earth*

http://academicearth.org/

2

BBC News and Video

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/video_and_audio/

3

Big Think

http://bigthink.com/

4

Book TV

http://www.booktv.org/

5

Clip Chef

http://www.clipchef.com/

6

CNN Video

http://www.cnn.com/video/

7

CurrentTV 

http://www.current.tv/

8

Discovery News Video*

http://news.discovery.com/videos/

9

DML Research Hub (Vimeo)

http://vimeo.com/channels/dmlresearchhub

10

DoFlick

http://www.doflick.com/

11

Earthwatch video

http://www.earthwatch.org/newsandevents/documentaries/volunteer_videos/

12

Edutopia videos

http://www.edutopia.org/video

13

EduTube

http://www.edutube.org/

14

Explo.tv*

http://www.exploratorium.edu/webcasts/archive.php?cmd=browse&project=9

15

for a TV

http://fora.tv/

16

Fox News

http://video.foxnews.com/

17

GETideas

http://getideas.org/

18

Global Nomads Group (GNG)

http://www.gng.org/home.html

19

Guarateach

http://www.guaranteach.com/

20

HiHeatlhTube

http://www.ihealthtube.com/

21

History

http://www.history.com/videos

22

History for Music Lovers

http://www.youtube.com/user/historyteachers?blend=6&ob=5

23

Howcast

http://www.howcast.com/

24

ICUHealth

http://www.icyou.com/

25

Link TV*

http://www.linktv.org/

26

Maangchi

http://www.maangchi.com/

27

MasterChef

http://www.masterchef.com.au/home.htm

28

MedTube

http://medtube.net/

29

MIT World

http://mitworld.mit.edu/index.php

30

MonkeySee

http://www.monkeysee.com/

31

National Geographic Education*

http://education.nationalgeographic.com/education/

32

NomadsLand

http://www.nomadsland.com/

33

SchoolTube

http://www.schooltube.com/

34

SciVee

http://www.scivee.tv/

35

TeacherTube

http://www1.teachertube.com/

36

The V-PORTAL

http://www.indiana.edu/~icy/media/de_series.html

37

TV Lesson

http://www.tvlesson.com/

38

Wonder How To Videos*

http://www.wonderhowto.com/

39

YouTube Edu

http://www.youtube.com/education?b=400

The site with * means selected coolest website.

 

Summary for Shared Online Video

 

- The total number of websites: 39

- Selected coolest websites: 6 (Academic Earth, Discovery News Video, Explo.tv, Link TV, National Geographic Education, Wonder How To Videos)

- The status of evaluating: Average 3.25 (CR: 3.4, FT: 3.4, ETI: 3.2, NT: 3.0, ULE: 3.2, PL: 3.4, PLC: 3.1 , SA: 3.4)