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Google Voice




Price: Free (PC to PC)
Subjects: All
Grade levels: All
FeaturesVoice transcription, One number, SMS to email, Share voicemails, Conference calls, etc.

Description: Google Voice is a telecommunications service by Google. The service allows users to make a call, receive, organize, and manage all phone calls, voicemails, and SMS coming to all of your telephone lines on a web-based application. Voice transcription, unified one number, SMS to email, sharing voicemails, and conference calls are available.

Mobile App Available

Oral communication tools introduced here are only ones of high quality, easy usability, and no cost -- to be most beneficial to our survey participants and other learner-centered educators. The descriptions of the tools are current as of December 10, 2012.

Collaboration Tools > Oral Communication





Price: Free (Skype to Skype)

Grade levels: All
FeaturesConference call, Video call, Messaging, Sharing files, Screen sharing

Description: Skype is the most stable online communication service. Other features such as conference call, video call, messaging, sharing files, and screen sharing are available. For a group call of more than two parties, video call and screen sharing are available at $4.99 per month.

Mobile App Available


Please leave any suggestions on the existing tools and other resources or anything you want to share.

​Please note that advertisements below are not related to our research group.

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