The new Stud.IP tool Etherpad offers the possibility of collaboratively writing text documents with others, keeping track of changes in the document and save the contents in a downloadable PDF document. The tool has an integrated chat (Unterhaltung) for synchronous communication while working together in the document.Continue reading
OnlyOffice offers the possibility to collaborate with other people, by creating and simultaneosly editing text documents, presentations and spreadsheets within the Cloudstorage (the online storage service that the University of Oldenburg offers for all their students and teachers).
WordPress is a flexible and powerful Blog platform that enable learners to collaborate creating a webpage. This webpage could be made up of static content (pages) and chronologically-ordered and up-to-date information (posts/entries). Blog platforms have been also long acknowledged to be a good medium for e-Portfolios.
Cryptpad is similar to Etherpad and MeetingWords. The purpose is also to enable learners to write together in real-time in the same document (different kinds). However, it is different from the other two tools in the sense that the documents are encrypted and that more available possibilities of collaborative documents are offered (e.g. slides, code or polls).