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eBook Builder from Softchalk

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 21st June 2014

Coming this summer, SoftChalk will debut these amazing, educator-friendly features in both SoftChalk Create 9 (desktop version) and in SoftChalk Cloud… SoftChalk eBook Builderbeta gives YOU the power to create and distribute your own interactive eBooks for use on both iPads and Chromebooks. Major accessibility enhancements including frame-free lessons and fully HTML5-compliant content. Add Google [...]

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Definitions and information on blended learning: outcomes, assessment, etc.

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 16th October 2013

On Tuesday, October 15, 2013, Patrice Torcivia Prusko wrote: Sloan defines blended as anywhere between 30-79% online, so there is a pretty wide range. (I attached a document with the reference). The following are from a Blended Workshop I attended by Dr. Norman Vaughan https://docs.google.com/document/d/1MZbe8xi-ckHjkkgJzEMKDB_JC2pNA4eFt2ZY7_vlp3Q/edit https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Ky_AEciMmKdbftEymD0lsZglX0uhA-DhPsMaXwvJOrI/edit More information on BL: basic definition : via YouTube http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=UM_Y2NSJcmE [...]

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Softchalk sessions in April

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 5th April 2013

Please consider two instruction sessions on Softchalk in April: Registration at: https://secure.mnsu.edu/mnscupd/login/default.asp?campusid=0073 SoftChalk: E-Learning Authoring Tool Content Authoring Software SoftChalk is provider of content authoring software for educators in K-12, colleges, universities and medical programs. With SoftChalk, educators can create professional, engaging, learning content quickly and easily, which enhances their teaching and improves the learning experience [...]

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SoftChalk instruction available…

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 26th March 2013

SoftChalk, similarly to LodeStar, allows instructors to “create, customize and personalize content by mashing up your own materials with rich media, interactive exercises, quizzes and text.” Here is an example of content created with SoftChalk: https://softchalk.com/showcase/sample-lessons To download SoftChalk, please go to https://www.softchalkcloud.com/softchalk/download/web Let us know, if you need support and training sessions: pmiltenoff@stcloudstate.edu Licensing [...]

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