Softchalk allows you to create text-based learning materials with embedded multimedia resources and interactive elements such as tests, card-sorting games, image-labeling quizzes. As with the other learning tools described the content can be embedded into Blackboard course units. Softchalk content is stored outside Blackboard, making it simple to include in more than one course without running into versioning problems. Caroline explains some of the benefits of this tool in the following presentation.
The following resource, itself built in Softchalk, provides more information in how to build and deploy Softchalk resources, including how to make the material available as an eBook that students can download and keep.