28 – Dropbox

DOWN 3 places in 2021

Dropbox is a cloud storage service for sharing files both publicly and privately.

Website: dropbox.com
Cost: Free and premium versions
Availability: Online

Ranking on the 2021 sub-lists

Top 150 Tools for
Personal Learning: 18
Top 150 Tools for
Workplace Learning: 17
Top 150 Tools for
Education: 67

Overall rankings in the previous 14 surveys: 2007-2020

2020: 25 2019: 17 2018: 13 2017: 16 2016: 10 2015: 6 2014: 7
2013: 7 2012: 6 2011: 6 2010: 13 2009: 71 2008: – 2007: –

Comments on Dropbox in 2021

“Easy to use on multiple devices.” Stefan Drenth, Content Creator, Netherlands

“Secure turn in and sharing for research and large files” Associate Professor, USA

“Good file sharing platform. – Space saving.” G.J. van Enk, Manager Learning at Icademy e-learning (Assen, The Netherlands)

Previous comments

“As an instructional designer I use this for collaborative work and client’s files. Easy access across devices makes it easy to update my client from anywhere. I’ve also completed studies using Dropbox and sharing assessment files.” Tracie Regan, Instructional Designer, Australia, 2020

“Sharing large files” Elaine Carr, Instructional Design Manager, USA, 2020

“For all my files” Gilbert Faure, Professor, France, 2020

Quick Guide to Dropbox 

Here you will find some basic guidance and links to resources on how to use Dropbox for teaching, training, learning and development.

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