Category: Interactive Learning Modules

Captivate

  • Cost: Paid 
  • Time commitment: Longer engagement
  • Tech experience: Intermediate

Adobe Captivate is an advanced tool used for creating elearning content, including software demonstrations and simulations, branched scenarios, and randomized quizzes in Small Web Formats (.swf) and HTML5 formats. Content created in Adobe Captivate can be added to NYU Classes via SCORM.

Visit Captivate to learn more.

Articulate

  • Cost: Paid 
  • Time commitment: Longer engagement
  • Tech experience: Intermediate

Articulate is an advanced tool used for creating elearning content, including software demonstrations and simulations, branched scenarios, and randomized quizzes in Small Web Formats (.swf) and HTML5 formats. Content created in Articulate can be added to NYU Classes via SCORM.

NOTE: Requires a Windows environment.

Visit Articulate to learn more.

Xerte

  • Cost: Free but must be hosted on a server
  • Time commitment: Longer engagement
  • Tech experience: Intermediate

Xerte is a suite of open source tools that can be used to create e-learning content and interactive learning materials. Xerte is best used by developers who can script sophisticated content.

Visit Xerte to learn more.

NYU Stream

  • Cost: Free 
  • Time commitment: Longer engagement
  • Tech experience: Beginner / Intermediate

NYU Stream is a suite of media tools available to the NYU community. NYU Stream acts as a repository to store and share audio and video files. Media from NYU Stream can be shared in NYU Classes, NYU Wikis, Web Publishing, Google Sites, and more.

Visit NYU Stream to learn more.

NYU Classes – Lessons Tool

  • Cost: Free 
  • Time commitment: Longer engagement
  • Tech experience: Intermediate

The Lessons tool allows for the creation and aggregation of learning materials. Course content can be organized sequentially, allowing students to move through lectures, assignments, resources, and forums in one place. Lesson components can be set with prerequisites or requirements that modulate students’ progress through material.

The Lessons tool can be accessed in your NYU Classes course sites. Learn more about the Lessons tool.