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Inventory of ICT tools and open educational resources

Welcome to the inventory of freely available online tools and open educational resources for language teaching and learning developed by the ICT-REV project! The inventory contains a list of tools that have been evaluated with specific criteria in mind. Read more
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This tool was developed within the framework of a cooperation agreement between the European Centre for Modern Languages and the European Commission


Principal function(s): Image and video editingScreen recordingVideo recording/creating

The tool allows creating videos, editing, and sharing them. With Screencast-o-Matic users can create short videos by recording their screen while commenting on their actions. The videos can then be used for tutorials and presentations, or even commentary to students about their written work. Additionally, users may use a web camera and add text, symbols, and drawings. Evaluation: The website has a number of tutorials that help users to understand the process of screen recording. By adding images and text, users can record videos with a personal touch. As part of formal teaching and learning, Screencast-o-Matic can be used by teachers to record lectures and by students for video assignments.

Cost: Free + paid premium plans

Website: https://screencast-o-matic.com



Type Of Interaction

  • Presenting (e.g. lecturing, storytelling)


  • Speaking


  • You supply


Interface User-friendliness/complexity of the tool´s interface

User friendly

Time efficiency Time needed for mastering the „how-to“ of the tool and a production of a task


Interface language(s) The number of languages in which the tool is currently available/adaptable to


Respect for privacy Does the tool require registration? Who can see my data? Can I remain anonymous?

Medium. ScreenPal collects various types of data for different purposes, among which marketing. It also collects cookies. However, it does not sell the collected data to third parties. ScreenPal’s privacy policy highlights encryption, password protection, and regular security reviews. It also mentions users' ability to edit their account information and unsubscribe from marketing communications. Moreover, it acknowledges users’ rights to access, modify or erase their data. ScreenPal's privacy policy indicates compliance with the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Frameworks but does not explicitly state compliance with the GDPR. See more here.

Saving work for future use Possiblity to save your or others´ work for reuse/reproduction

Save as video to computer

Tailorability (If so, how?) Possibility of the tool to be used for a range of different activities (e.g. to what extent you can organize a project assignment with a central activity based on this tool)





Technical requirements

Installation required?


Compatibility/ Operating System

All operating systems

Other technical requirements

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Principal Functions
Type Of Interaction
Group/pair work - classmates
Group/pair work - outsiders
Individual work
Presenting (e.g. lecturing, storytelling)


You supply
Website/other users supply


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Playphrase is a tool that searches specific words or phrases out of movie snippets from a database of audiovisual media with over 60,000 phrases. In this manner, it provides real-life examples of words’ and sentences’ pronunciation. Users just have to type specific phrases, watch them being used naturally in context within popular movies and TV shows, and listen to their pronunciation. Playphrase works mainly with English. Playphrase is not open-source, but it is freely available. It does not require setting up an account or signing in. ... View details

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