Tool: Soft Chalk
SoftChalk allows educators to create engaging, media-rich learning content quickly. They can also use it to transform course materials in order to make them more interactive and improve the learning experience of their students.
Softchalk is an easy-to-use tool that offers a flexible way to create and manage online course content without having any computer or web programming skills. Within minutes, educators can easily create interactive web pages that have a professional look and built-in navigation.
Using this tool helps to engage students with lessons that include interactive learning activities, self-assessment quizzes, pop-up text annotations and more (17 interactive learning activities and six type of quiz questions are available).
Moreover, it allows educators to package their lessons into a single file to “play” their lessons on Windows and MacOSX. Different plans and pricing levels are listed by edition with associated cost and features. Since it is a cloud-based application, only a browser and an internet connection are required in order to use it.
Softchalk allows educators to get professionals results without requiring any programming skills. It is a great platform to share their learning content with students and colleagues via CD-ROM, the Internet, your Learning Management System, SoftChalk CONNECT and other learning object repositories. The produced content will be portable and flexible. In fact, only one click is necessary in order to publishing it to Blackboard, Sakai, MERLOT, SoftChalk CONNECT and other learning/content management systems.
In addition, the created content is compliant with accessibility and e-learning standards.