Software to Aid Productivity

There are many software packages that could prove useful to you as the designer of a WebLearn site, as well as for your students, colleagues and collaborators.  Some of the software packages listed below are free, others are not. It's worth exploring which of these packages may make your life easier and enable you to produce professional electronic materials. Many of the packages come with self-study video tutorials on how to use them.

Content Authoring Software

Free, open source authoring systems

Commercial content authoring systems

Utilities

PDF writers and readers

Plagiarism detection software

Sound recording software

Slide-show compression software

Capture screen images

Prepare assessments to upload into WebLearn

Build video demonstrations

Shorten long URLs