Content Authoring Tools

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Ed Tech Software Downloads Page

Note: The Ed Tech software downloads page requires HCT Portal Authentication.  HCT staff should use their HCT login credentials.

SoftChalk

softChalkSoftChalk is a tool that helps teachers create and personalize their own content by adding creativity and interactivity to their own material.

How do I use it?

To learn how to use the tool, please visit the SoftChalk Create Guide.

For faculty using SoftChalk to publish their lessons in Blackboard Learn, please visit the SoftChalk FAQ page.

Articulate Storyline

articulate-storyline Articulate Storyline is a powerful tool that helps you create highly interactive courses delivered online or via iPads.

How do I use it?

To learn how to use the tool, please visit this PDF user manual.

Raptivity

Raptivity Raptivity is an interactive tool that assists teachers in creating engaging learning activities that could be easily imported to Blackboard.

HCT has limited licenses for teachers wishing to explore, review and develop eLearning content. Please contact your local campus Ed Tech support staff to request licenses (subject to availability). The license includes complete Raptivity software with over 190 interaction models.

How do I use it?

To learn how to use the tool, please visit this web guide.

Click here to view all interaction samples before you get started with Raptivity.

Click to read more about Internet Explorer compatibility for Raptivity interactions.

Respondus

respondusRespondus is a powerful question creating tool to create and manage exams that can be printed to paper or published directly to Blackboard.

How do I use it?

To learn how to use the tool, please visit this quick guide offered by Respondus.

StudyMate Author

study-mateThis tool allows instructors to create Flash-based activities and games to be published to Blackboard. The colorful animations created with this tool helps student to practice and do self tests to reinforce their learning.

How do I use StudyMate Author?

To learn how to use the tool, please visit this quick guide.

Camtasia Studio & Snagit

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Camtasia Studio turns screen recordings into polished videos that train, teach, and more whereas Snagit is a powerful screencapture and editing tool that allows you to capture, edit, and share anything on your screen.

Camtasia and Snagit: Tutorials

To learn how to use these tools, please visit the following pages:

For Camtasia Tutorials visit Camtasia Tutorials .

For Snagit Tutorials visit Snagit Tutorials.

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