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1.6 E-learning development tools

Creating engaging teaching content using the tools outlined in this section should be within the capability of most computer-literate teachers. However, there are more complex tools available which can help you to generate comprehensive, multimedia, interactive online teaching materials. If you are interested in immersing yourself in new tools and techniques for content creation, you might try one of the following authoring tools. A web search for ‘e-learning authoring tools’ will bring up a range of current technologies you could try. At the time of writing, popular tools included Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, Xerte Online Toolkits, Canvas, OpenLearn Create, and more – new tools emerge every year.

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