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Online Course Tools… I use

Authoring/Creation Software


  • Storyline 360: My all time fave course creation software
  • Articulate Review: Great tool to share final course creations
  • Multimedia Products


    • Bensound – beautiful background music this is free
    • Canva – instant graphic design that is made by you
    • Unsplash - free gorgeous photographs
    • Death to the Stock Photo quality photos sent via email
    • 123RF – affordable variety of stock images
    • Vimeo - attractive, ad free video channel to embed or showcase

    Creating Assessments


    • Thrive Quiz Builder: affordable WordPress plugin that makes beautiful quizzes
    • ProProf: build complex quizzes and more to embed into your course

    Online Forums


    • Slack – free service allowing separate discussion channels/threads
    • Google Groups – free forum for organizing and moderating discussions

    Collaboration Tools


    • Google Docs – free content tool for a team
    • Trello - free online team work tool
    • Asana - free project and communication tool

    Course Platforms


  • Thinkific – (hosted) easy course development and marketing service
  • Ruzuku – (hosted) all-inclusive learning platform with discussion board
  • AccessAlly - (WordPress plugin) robust and learner-centred membership and course platformfor Infusionsoft, Ontraport, ActiveCampaign & Convertkit users
  • WP Courseware –(WordPress plugin) it manages courses and students
  • LearnDash – (WordPress plugin) stable environment to create courses and quizzes
  • Digital Editors


    • Storyboards – variety of free tools to sketch your next course
    • Camtasia - one of the best video editors on the market
    • Audacity – free intuitive audio editor
    • PDFCreator – convert your documents any device can read for free

    Communication Tools


    • Zoom - low cost robust video and audio conferencing service
    • Skype – communicate easily and freely via the Internet
    • UberConference – free, stable conference call service
    • Google Hangouts - free service to see and hear a small group
    • SurveyMonkey – survey your learners for free
    • QuestionPro – survey your learners for free