Domain 5: Training delivery
Padlet allows the creation of digital murals (boards) that can be shared by different users. Murals created may be private, public or with restrict access of people invited to share. Padlet murals can be organised in different ways (for instance in columns) and may have several formats: text, image, video or include hyperlinks.
With digital murals it is possible to confront perspectives, debate and reflect together on different topics or subjects. Digital murals, or digital boards, may also be used to discuss a subject or to make a sum up, to plan activities, projects and group work, among others.
In a short time by these means it is possible to share information in a board available online where everybody with permissions can access it. Posts could be illustrated with images, videos and links to other web pages in order to in-depth a specific subject.
This kind of tools may be used for different pedagogical purposes.
The use of this tool involves a registration by an account in order to create murals, to search for mural created by other and to share murals with other people
Padlet is free and is available online (http://padlet.com). The use of this tool involves a registration by an account in order to create murals, to search for mural created by other and to share murals with other people. Murals created may be private, public or with restrict access of people invited to share the mural. Padlet murals are organised in columns and may have several formats: text, image, video or include hyperlinks.
The Padlet allows several levels of privacy for each digital mural, allowing the administrator to control all contents published. It is possible to add users and give them permission to manage or approve posts before these are showed in the mural.
Before of its use it is fundamental to verify the Privacy and Security Policy of the Padlet service.
In what visibility is concerned, this tool also includes several possibilities: private, protected password, available but hidden from public networks (such as Google, etc.) or public. If digital images used are available in Internet, adult learners may be asked to use images that have no copywrite or are under a free licence.