SoftChalk 7 is here! Mobile, CONNECT, & iFrames Oh My!

SoftChalk 7SoftChalk 7 continues to build upon the success of previous versions of SoftChalk and responds to the needs of digital learners with a variety of new features. SoftChalk 7 increased its mobile functionality with the ability to automatically generate a mobile-friendly version of content created in SoftChalk and detects the device a learner is using so that the appropriate version of the content is displayed. There are also six new mobile-friendly html5 learning activity templates available in SoftChalk 7, to enhance mobile learning content with interactive. Be aware that other learning activities won’t work in the mobile version, but I’m sure more will be on their way in the near future.

SoftChalk 7 added these new feature enhancements…

  • Embed any web page or pdf file into your lesson using the new iFrame tool – One of my favorite new features that will keep learners engaged in the lesson without having to leave to view content in a new window.
  • New SoftChalk ScoreCenter for Moodle allows you to track student score data in the Moodle gradebook – Already available for Blackboard Learn users
  • Download lessons and eCourses from CONNECT for editing in SoftChalk – will be a great way to share lessons
  • Package eCourses in Common Cartridge format

SoftChalk CONNECT Plus takes SoftChalk’s cloud-based Learning Object Repository (LOR) to the next level with powerful, subscription-based services that allow users to collaboratively create, share and track high quality educational content. The CONNECT Plus account offers educators more personal hosting space, enhanced access control of content, collaborative content editing and automated versioning.  CONNECT Plus also offers the ability to reliably track detailed student score data through SoftChalk ScoreCenter.  CONNECT Plus offers the perfect combination for collaboratively building lessons among colleagues and a solution for educators who want an easy way to deliver content and track student results online – either with or without an LMS. (http://softchalk.com/products/connect)

Get your 30-Day FREE trial to experience the amazing new features of SoftChalk 7 and CONNECT Plus. If your organization is a SoftChalk Gold Support Customer or pre-purchased SoftChalk 7, your license administrator will receive an email with upgrade information within one week. http://softchalkconnect.com/softchalk/download

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