Tuesday, 25 April 2017 04:01

Best Modern Technologies and Tools in Online Education


We live in the era of technology and fast access to the internet. As a result, it has become easier to connect with friends and family, to work, and study. While some people may say the internet has a negative effect on someone’s education, that’s not quite correct. Nowadays, you have the opportunity to use multiple tools and programs to make college life easier. Here are some useful tools that will benefit every student, even those who attend their colleges and lectures online. Keep reading to find out more!

1. Prezi

Prezi is a free online interactive platform that you can use to make an attention-grabbing presentation. Presentations are an inseparable part of every student’s life and although they can be fun to create, things aren’t always easy. You have to do your best to impress the professor and other students at the same time.

Prezi allows you to create more engaging, memorable, and persuasive presentations. This means you’re not limited to PowerPoint anymore. The platform features a rich library of templates and tutorials to make sure you complete your project faster than ever.
With a wide spectrum of templates, you don’t have to start your presentation from scratch. Plus, you have the option to customize those temples according to your own preferences.

The platform allows you to import media content and use it as a vital segment of the presentation. What’s more, Prezi supports all file types. You don’t have to look for online tools that convert one file type to another.

Since Prezi comes with desktop and phone apps, meaning you can practice or present on-the-go. Of course, to unlock more features you can use paid versions such as Enjoy, Pro, and Teams.

2. Evernote

Evernote is a searchable and easily organized note-taking application. You can use it to create a to-do list or reminders and even snap a picture of a sketch. With Evernote, note-taking isn’t just writing stuff down. The note can be whatever you want it to be. It allows you to be more organized, brainstorm ideas, and so much more. Once you make a note, it is accessible wherever you go.

Three plans are available, basic, plus, and premium. Of these, basic is free and even if you’re on a tight budget, you still have plenty of features to use such as sharing and discussing notes, searching for text inside images, clipping web pages and images, staying organized across the platform, among many other things.

3. Best Essay Tips

Best Essay Tips is a professional online writing service. When you’re a student, you have to write essays all the time. They do have a purpose though; your professor gets a detailed insight into your writing and vocabulary skills, knowledge, and so on. What happens when you aren’t that good at writing? After all, every person has a different talent!

There’s a unique solution for all students who assume their skills won’t get them a good grade, or for those who just want their essays to be written professionally – platforms such as Best Essay Tips.

All you have to do is to select the type of paper along with a deadline and a number of pages. Before you hit the “proceed” button you just have to select the quality option and choose between basic, standard, or premium. That’s it! The platform offers 25% discount for new customers.

4. Diigo

Diigo is a virtual highlighter and a sticky note system that lets you save and tag online resources for easy access, regardless of where you are. The platform allows you to annotate web pages and PDF’s directly while browsing and researching for your school project. With Diigo, you can organize your links, references, and even your personal input. Once you’re done with research, you can share it with your friends or colleagues. That’s why Diigo proves to be useful for students who are working on group projects.

5. Gliffy

Gliffy allows you to create professional diagrams, graphs, and flowcharts. You don’t need diagrams and graphs for presentations only, they can help you make it easier for yourself to learn something. Let’s not forget that they also make any paper you submit more professional or academic.

Gliffy is available in three different plans for both Mac and Windows users. Moreover, you can achieve visual consistency with custom templates, logos, and shape libraries that you and your colleagues can edit and share.


Thanks to the amazing evolution of technology, students can make their lives easier with useful educational tools. You can order an essay (or any other type of paper), organize your research, take notes, create a powerful presentation, and so much more. With all these choices, it will be much easier for you to study.

Lucy Benton is a specialist in digital marketing and content writing who currently works at Awriter.org. She focuses mostly on the worlds of technology, gadgets, and the Internet. If you’re interested in working with Lucy, you can find her on FaceBook.

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