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Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Low-Cost Tech Tools for E-Learning Course Creation

There are a number of "one stop shopping" cloud solutions, but they can be expensive or limited. You can build your own solution if you use low-cost tools.

Here are some of my favorites:

Audio editing:  Audacity
Video editing: YouTube
Collaboration content generation:  Google Apps, including Doc, Sheets, Slides

Webcasts / animated presentations:  Screencast-o-matic (
Animated presentations: Knovio  (
Template presentations: emaze (

Animation: Powtoon (
LMS / VLE Solution: Moodle Cloud ( and Canvas
Adaptive Learning: Smart Sparrow

Synchronous and Archivable Webinar Solution: Big Blue Button
Online classroom management: Edmodo
Quiz and poll generators: ProProfs

Free images:  Pixabay  Wikimedia
Photo editing:  Cloud-based – Ipiccy
Photo editing:  PicMonkey
Image editing (must download):  GIMP

Stripping out Word macros:  Notepad++ ( )
HTML editor: SeaMonkey Project

Immersive Experiences:  Thinglink
Free Multiple Choice Test Maker:  TestMoz

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