120 – Etherpad

Back on the list in 2019

Etherpad is an online editor providing collaborative editing in real time.

Website: etherpad.org
Cost: Free. Open source
Availability: Download/Online

Top 100 Tools for Personal & Professional Learning 2019: 
Top 100 Tools for Workplace Learning 2019: 
Top 100 Tools for Higher Education 2019: 53

Past Overall Rankings
2018 –     2017: –       2016: –      2015: –       2014: –     2013: 62
2012: –    2011: 74    2010: 50    2009: 71    2008: –     2007: –


Comments from some of those who selected Etherpad as one of their Top 10 Tools in 2019

  • “”Notebooks” for collaboration at seminars and trainings are very useful. They load quickly even with poor internet. Must have” College Professor, Russia

Previous comments

  • “Quick and easy to use to set up a document on the fly” 2013
  • “Easy tool to create documents in real-time with colleagues” 2013

A Practical Guide to Etherpad

Here you will find some links to external resources on how to use Etherpad for teaching, training, learning and development.

At the bottom of each of the Tools pages there is a section How to use [the tool] for Learning. It provides basic guidance and links to resources on how to use the tool for teaching, training, learning and development.

To read these special sections you will need to be a registered user. Find out how to purchase access to ALL these special sections here and also pre-order the PDF How to use the Top 200 Tools for Learning.