WEB TOOLS


Web-based tools can enhance the quality of program evaluation. These tools range from online survey software to videoconferencing on the Internet (for free). A sample of these tools is provided below:

BLOGGING (transparent vehicle to share evaluation results and pictures)

Blogger

Instructions on Setting Up Your Own Blog

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CALENDAR SCHEDULING (remotely schedule meetings)

Meeting Wizard

 

When is Good

Evite

    

 

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CLOUD STORAGE (store and share files online)

Box

Dropbox

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COLLABORATIVE WEB SITES (individuals in group can create their own web pages on a common site)

Google Sites

Sample Site:  Stanford Medical Education Research Group

 

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COLLABORATIVE WORDPROCESSING and SPREADSHEETS (collaborative online writing tools)

Google Docs (& Spreadsheets)

 

   

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DESKTOP SHARING (remotely connect and share your computer screen or control your colleague's computer)

Teamview

Join Me

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PICTURE FILE SHARING (share photos and create embedded slide shows documenting events)

Picasa

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SOCIAL NETWORKING

Facebook

Google +

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SURVEY - ONLINE (survey students, faculty, residents, and staff members)

Free Surveys Online

Google Forms
Super Survey
Survey Monkey
Survey Suite
Zapsurvey
Zoomerang (now owned by Survey Monkey)

 

Google Forms - Online Survey

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TELEPHONY (free Internet telephone)

Free Conference Call

Google Voice

Skype


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VIDEOCONFERENCING (to enhance communication at a distance)

Gmail Voice and Videochat

iChat

iVisit
ooVoo

Skype

Skype

 

ooVoo

Example of ooVoo Videoconference Interview with

Dr. Fetterman by Ms. Heather Brooks-Buza

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WEBINAR AND ONLINE MEETINGS

AnyMeeting

Free Conference Call

Google Hangout (Google +)

Webex