Digital learning software adds online community, interactive templates

SoftChalk, developer of educational content authoring tools, announced today the release of Version 6, which includes SoftChalk CONNECT, a Web 2.0 Learning Object Repository and online community.

New features include:

  • CONNECT site visitors can search for and find web-based learning activities, also known as Reusable Learning Objects (RLOs), to embed or link into most any web page, including blogs, personal web site pages and SoftChalk lessons.
  • Registering for a free CONNECT account allows users to find and use learning objects, rate and comment on shared RLOs, and create interactive polls and ratings widgets to embed in learning content.
  • SoftChalk V6 users have the ability to create and publish web-based RLOs to the site for personal use or to share with others.
  • New templates for creating interactives, including: Create-a-Poll, Star Ratings, Jigsaw Puzzle, Tabbed Info, DidYouKnow and Charts