I've mentioned Writely before, and while it's not exclusively a tool to support distance learners, it's damn useful and something you and your students should at least be aware of. Well I just learned about 49 similar tools! Fifty Ways to Take Notes is an annotated list of Web 2.0 tools that allow you to keep notes online and so much more, from Quick Public Pages to Voice Recording. Surely you can find something here that will help you stay organized! As usual, there are several more suggestions in the comments section. Found via O'Reilly Radar.
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