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Short Courses

If you’re a new SoftChalk user, these live, one-hour online training webinars are just what you need to get started! The training typically includes a presentation and examples, as well as an opportunity for you to ask questions and receive assistance from the instructor.


UPCOMING SHORT COURSES

Getting Started 1: An Overview of SoftChalk Cloud
This Short Course will show the many features of SoftChalk Cloud. You will see...

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.

Full Description
Friday, June 07, 2019
12:00 pm ET
Getting Started 2: An Overview of SoftChalk Create
This Short Course will show the many features of SoftChalk Create. In the overview,...

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 apply a Theme
  • how to save a lesson
  • how to preview a lesson
Full Description
Friday, June 07, 2019
1:30 pm ET
ToolTips, Images and Hyperlinks
In this one-hour Short Course you will learn how to insert and modify pop-up...

In this one-hour Short Course you will learn how to insert and modify pop-up text annotations; how to insert, optimize and modify images within a lesson page and within a ToolTip; and how to create and modify hyperlinks on a lesson page and within a ToolTip. Lastly, you will learn how easy it is to use the Media Search tool to look for and insert graphics.

Full Description
Monday, June 10, 2019
12:00 pm ET
Navigation Features and Sidebars
In this one-hour Short Course you will learn how the navigation works within SoftChalk...

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.

Full Description
Thursday, June 13, 2019
12:00 pm ET
Embedded Media
In this one-hour Short Course you will learn how to embed media into a...

In this one-hour Short Course you will learn how to embed media into a lesson, and a ToolTip. Learn how to use the media search tool and the SoftChalk Cloud to place video and Audio files into a lesson. You will also learn how to add a survey and poll into your lesson.

Full Description
Monday, June 17, 2019
12:00 pm ET
Quizzes and SoftChalk ScoreCenter
In this one-hour Short Course you will learn how to create and modify single...

In this one-hour Short Course you will learn how to create and modify single and multiple question quizzes and how to report scores using the grade book in a Learning Management System and SoftChalk’s ScoreCenter.

Full Description
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
12:00 pm ET
Interactive Presentation Learning Activities
In this one-hour Short Course you will learn how to create and modify presentation...

In this one-hour Short Course you will learn how to create and modify presentation learning activities in SoftChalk Create. Both text and graphics-based activities will be shown. Activities that will be covered include the Charts activity, Did You Know activity, TimeLine activity and many more. You will also learn a method to place a PowerPoint slide deck as a slideshow activity within SoftChalk Create and how to “Import” a PowerPoint slide deck into a SoftChalk Create slideshow.

Full Description
Friday, June 21, 2019
12:00 pm ET
Interactive Scoring Learning Activities
In this one-hour Short Course you will learn how to create and modify scoring...

In this one-hour Short Course you will learn how to create and modify scoring learning activities in SoftChalk Create. Both text and graphics-based activities will be shown. Activities that will be covered include the Drag and Drop activity, Sorting activity, HotSpot activity and many more.

Full Description
Monday, June 24, 2019
12:00 pm ET
Using the SoftChalk Create ThemeBuilder
This one-hour Short Course will show how to create your own personal Themes within...

This one-hour Short Course will show how to create your own personal Themes within the SoftChalk Create program. In this class you will learn how to add a graphic to a theme, how to add a logo to a theme, how to set the color that are used in a theme.

Full Description
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
12:00 pm ET

AVAILABLE SHORT COURSES

Our list of 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.

Getting Started 1: 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.

Getting Started 2: 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 apply a Theme
  • how to save a lesson
  • how to preview a lesson

ToolTips, Images and Hyperlinks

In this one-hour Short Course you will learn how to insert and modify pop-up text annotations; how to insert, optimize and modify images within a lesson page and within a ToolTip; and how to create and modify hyperlinks on a lesson page and within a ToolTip. Lastly, you will learn 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.

Embedded Media

In this one-hour Short Course you will learn how to embed media into a lesson, and a ToolTip. Learn how to use the media search tool and the SoftChalk Cloud to place video and Audio files into a lesson. You will also learn how to add a survey and poll into your lesson.

Quizzes and SoftChalk ScoreCenter

In this one-hour Short Course you will learn how to create and modify single and multiple question quizzes and how to report scores using the grade book in a Learning Management System and SoftChalk’s ScoreCenter.

Interactive Presentation Learning Activities

In this one-hour Short Course you will learn how to create and modify presentation learning activities in SoftChalk Create. Both text and graphics-based activities will be shown. Activities that will be covered include the Charts activity, Did You Know activity, TimeLine activity and many more. You will also learn a method to place a PowerPoint slide deck as a slideshow activity within SoftChalk Create and how to “Import” a PowerPoint slide deck into a SoftChalk Create slideshow.

Interactive Scoring Learning Activities

In this one-hour Short Course you will learn how to create and modify scoring learning activities in SoftChalk Create. Both text and graphics-based activities will be shown. Activities that will be covered include the Drag and Drop activity, Sorting activity, HotSpot activity and many more.

Using the SoftChalk Create ThemeBuilder

This one-hour Short Course will show how to create your own personal Themes within the SoftChalk Create program. In this class you will learn how to add a graphic to a theme, how to add a logo to a theme, how to set the color that are used in a theme.

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 Short Course 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.

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