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Tool Primary Use/ Advantages Example of use by instructors/ students
Plato Web

Plato Web

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PLATO Learning's Post-Secondary Instructional Solutions offer post-secondary curriculum in:
• Reading & Language Arts
• Mathematics
• Science
• Social Studies
• Life and Career Skills
• Interdisciplinary Learning
• ESL/ELL & Courseware in Spanish
Plato Web has a number of different curriculums that instructors have referred to when designing their curriculums.

Science instructors have used the Plato Web curriculums to augment labs and course lectures.

Math instructors have used Plato Web's graphical data and interactive scenarios.

History instructors have reviewed Plato Web's curriculums for review and assessment questions.
BookShare.org

BookShare.org

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BookShare is a national repository of 16,000 books.
Students can search this Website to see if their text is available in digital format.

Instructors have referred students to the many scholarly journals featured on this Website to supplement their instruction.
Google Earth

BookShare.org

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Google Earth combines the power of Google Search with satellite imagery, maps, terrain and 3D buildings to put the world's geographic information at your fingertips.
Instructors can incorporate a Google Earth image of their college campus into their course syllabi to make them more Universally Designed.

 

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