Available Short Courses
Our complete list of available Short Courses is provided below. If the Short Course you’re interested in is not currently scheduled, please email learnmore@softchalk to let us know.
An Overview of SoftChalk Cloud
This Short Course will show the many features of SoftChalk Cloud. You will see how to create a folder, share the contents of a folder, create a poll and create a rating. You will also see how to save a Desktop lesson to the Cloud, place an activity into the Cloud, place objects into the My Files area of the Cloud and insert objects stored in the Cloud into a lesson.
An Overview of SoftChalk Create
This Short Course will show the many features of SoftChalk Create. In the overview, you will see how to take a Word document and easily make it into an interactive web lesson, how to save your lesson, add a design style, and create interactive activities and text annotations. Lastly, you’ll see how to package your lesson for delivery in a Learning Management System or on a web server.
The key takeaways for this lesson are:
- how to copy from Word
- how to apply a style
- how to save a lesson
- how to preview a lesson
TextPoppers, Images and Hyperlinks
In this one-hour Short Course you will learn how to insert and modify pop up text annotations. You will also learn how to insert, optimize and modify images within a lesson page and within a TextPopper. You will also learn how to create and modify hyperlinks within a lesson page and within a TextPopper. You will see how easy it is to use the Media Search tool to look for and insert graphics.
Navigation Features and Sidebars
In this one-hour Short Course you will learn how the navigation works within SoftChalk Create, including how to make a topic part of the navigation, how to change the appearance of the on-page navigation, create a table of contents and create new pages. You will also learn how to create a sidebar and place internal navigation within the sidebar.
In this one-hour Short Course you will learn how to embed media into a lesson and a TextPopper. You will learn how to use the Media Search tool to place video files into a lesson and you will learn how to place local media into a lesson.
Quizzes, Quiz Groups and SoftChalk ScoreCenter
In this one-hour Short Course you will learn how to create and modify single and multiple question quizzes in SoftChalk Create and learn how to use the SoftChalk Cloud ScoreCenter.
Interactive Learning Activities: The Presentation Group
In this one-hour Short Course you will learn how to create and modify the presentation learning activities in SoftChalk Create. You will see how to use the Slideshow activity to incorporate PowerPoint slides and much more.
Interactive Learning Activities: The Scoring Group
In this one-hour Short Course you will learn how to create and modify the scoring learning activities in SoftChalk Create. Crossword, DragNDrop and Identify are only a few of the activities that will be covered.
Creating, Importing and Modifying Tables
Learn how to create and modify tables in SoftChalk Create including how to import and modify a table from Excel or Word.
Using SoftChalk Create with your LMS
This class will show how you can connect your SoftChalk lessons directly into your learning management system and have your student scores go directly into the grade book. You will also be shown how to examine the student scores to see how they answered each quiz question. You will see how you can restrict the number of times the students can access the lesson and which score will be placed in the grade book. This class will be offered for several different learning management systems.
StyleBuilder, SoftChalk eBooks and Google Analytics
Learn how to use the SoftChalk Create StyleBuilder tool to create your own personal “Style” including how to import and export your style and apply it to your lesson. You will also learn how to use SoftChalk Cloud to create an eBook from your lessons. Finally you will be shown how to add Google Analytics to a lesson.