E-learning developer partners with open-source education alliance

SoftChalk LLC announced their membership in The Connexions Consortium, a group which advances open-source educational technology
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SoftChalk LLC, developer of content authoring software for eLearning, today announced their membership in the Connexions Consortium, a group of organizations and individuals who cooperate to advance open-source educational technology and open-access educational content.

The organizations are working together to include the Connexions repository in SoftChalk’s Media Search Tool, allowing SoftChalk users to search for and integrate the educational materials from Connexions into SoftChalk-authored content.



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