A learning tool is any software or online tool or service that can be used for your own personal learning or for teaching or training.

The 2015 Top 100 Tools for Learning list is shown in the right hand column. Follow the links to find out more about each of the tools. A categorised list of the tools appears in the Best of Breed 2015.

The slideset of the Top 100 Tools is embedded below.

Here is a summary of the movers and shakers on the list, but you can find a more detailed analysis in a post on Jane Hart’s blog, 10 trends for workplace learning (from the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2015).

  • Twitter is No 1 tool for 7th year in a row, but this year it is very closely followed by YouTube.
  • Although traditional, commercial, e-learning authoring and management tools appear on the list, the list is one again dominated by free online (social) tools.
New (and returning) tools Big movers UP the list
  • Tools moving off the list in 2015: Hootsuite, Zite, Voicethread, Flickr, Storify, Mahara, Glogster Edu, Tumblr, OpenOffice, Wikispaces, Pearltrees, Voki, Paperli, LINE, Pro Profs Quizmaker, Moovly and Blendspace