APPENDIX D

Authoring Tools for developing eLearning courses:

Software:

  • Text Editor: MS Word, Google Docs, PowerPoint
  • Graphic Editor: Paint, Photoshop, Illustrator, Autocad
  • Video Editor: Camtasia, Vegas Movie Studio
  • eLearning Authoring Tool: Captivate Software will allow you to combine videos, graphics and text into interactive content such as demonstrations, simulations, branching scenarios, and quizzes.
  • Animation Software: Widgets in Captivate, ShockWave Flash
  • File manager to up and download files: FileZilla
  • Spreadsheet: MS Excel, Google Doc
  • Reference management software: Zotera, to manage bibliographic data and related research materials

Hardware

  • Fast powerful computer(s), with plenty of RAM and storage capacity
  • Back up computer
  • Back up media devices local and offsite
  • Dual Monitors
  • Recording devices- high quality camera and microphone
  • Quiet workspace

 

LMS Platform:

  • Digital Chalk
  • Moodle
  • Google Docs

 

Internet Access

  • High speed access to store and retrieve files on Web site
  • Dedicated web host – high performance hosting Dedicated or VPS server
  • YouTube Account

 

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