Educational XHTML Editor Educational Game Maker
caroline at solutiongrove.com
Tue May 25 11:24:14 EDT 2010
Thank you for reminding me about the eXe editor. I looked at it a few years
I agree its a powerful tool for creating educational content. It is pretty
easy to use although it could be easier to get started with. I find the
"devices" labeling a bit confusing. It took me quite a while to find out
that I don't use any of the many options in the eXe to embed audio, rather
its a button on the rich text editor. Everything is pretty easy once you
figure out how to use it.
A group in Spain has created accessibility and html validator plugins that
Another flexible option of ExE is it can create SCROM packages that can be
loaded into Moodle courses. I am going to try using it for one of our
On Mon, May 17, 2010 at 3:53 PM, Mike Dawson <mikeofmanchester at gmail.com>wrote:
> Dear List,
> One of the greatest challenges here in deployments has been to create
> sufficient curriculum *interactive* educational content. Though
> Scratch and Etoys are great for simulators for many common educational
> interaction formats (e.g. assemble objects, click in place according
> to hint in order, memory match, hangman, sorting items etc) using such
> tools can be quite awkward.
> eXe Learning was created as a GUI educational XHTML Editor with
> support for fill in the blank question formats, multi choice, multi
> select etc. I have created plugins for Place the objects / label
> (e.g. assembling parts / labelling a diagram), Click in place
> according to a hint, sort objects, hangman, memory match, moving
> object speed answer (e.g. Tuxmath) and sort. The output is generated
> created a plugin for embedding Scratch using the Scratch Java player
> with an option for the user to download.
> There are many repositories of open content; however many of them fail
> to harness the potential of ICT as an interactive medium. Hopefully
> further lowering the barrier can help to create more. This can make
> it far easier to turn existing open static content into interactive
> educational content.
> dramatically increases the amount of educational interactive content
> that can be produced by given teams in a given amount of time. It
> also can help make creation of interactive educational material far
> easier for educators by templating the kind of interaction they would
> like to produce and allowing them to just plug in the questions,
> answers, images, options of the game etc.
> For many parts of the curriculum the best course of action can be to
> embed already created Scratch simulators from the Scratch website
> (e.g. physics sims). With eXe Learning + plugins one can produce a
> complete interactive package that opens in the browser. I am hoping
> to develop a roleplay and generic simple simulator creator in the near
> I have also updated the HTML Editor to enable it to create HTML 5
> Audio and Video tags for embedding media.
> Comments/ Feedback most welcome. The plugins are still 'bleeding
> edge'... Will soon get the sourceforge project properly taken care of
> so that bugs / QA can be taken care of.
> For now see http://www.paiwastoon.af/eldep
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