Project 252


Contributed by Tom Farrelly (@TomFarrelly)
EdTech Tool Name:Ning
Bref Description:A social-collaboration platform that allows users and groups to create and participate in custom social networks.
Type of EdTech Tool:
  • Web (access through web browser)
  • Windows 8 (pc/phone/tablet) App
EdTech Tool Usage Keywords:Publishing, Collaboration, Community Management
EdTech Tool Uses:Ning provides educators with strong and powerful personal learning networks where they can meet up with other like-minded teachers and expand their professional networks - see link in the 'further information weblinks' section.
Education Level(s):
  • Post-Primary (Senior)
  • Third Level/Higher Education
Academic Subjects:
EdTech Tool Pricing Structure:Free trial (e.g: 30 days) then need to pay for it
Other: 14 Day free trial thereafter three price levels of €22; €45 and €82 per month.
Further info:
Comment:Ning allows users to create their own communities and social networks around specific interests with their own visual design, choice of features and member data.[26] The central feature of Ning is that anyone can create their own social network for a particular topic and catering to a specific membership base. A Ning community can be integrated with online services like Facebook, Twitter and Google.