Text Tools

text tools

Text Tools (TEK-st TOO-ls)​ SOLID What is a Text Messaging for Training? Text tools are software allowing learning program designers to send SMS-based messaging, information, or activities to participants before or after training programs. Other Common Names Other common names for lesson plan include: Text messaging WhatsApp Direct messaging   Key Properties The element text […]

Collaborative File Sharing

Many organizations have central repositories of information, resources, policies and other internal materials that are collaboratively stored in a way that employees across the organization can access. Some common platforms for this Collaborative File Sharing element include Sharepoint, Google Drive, OneDrive or internal wiki sites. Regardless of the platform used, the Collaborative File Sharing element […]

eLearning Authoring Tools

rapid authoring

Rapid Authoring (RAP-id AHTH-er-een)​ SOLID What is a Rapid Authoring Tool? A rapid authoring tool is software designed to allow for the easy, quick development of e-learning without the need for advanced coding skills. Key Properties Rapid authoring tools share the following characteristics: Software that is easily accessible to the general public An interface that […]



Flip Chart (FLIP-chart)​ SOLID What is a Flip Chart? A flip chart is poster-sized paper that can be prepared in advance and hung on the wall around a training room or posted on an easel and used in the moment to highlight or emphasize key learning points. Other Common Names for Flip Charts White board […]

Mr. Sketch Markers

Mr Sketch flip chart markers

Mr. Sketch Markers (MISSt-her SK-ech)​ SOLID What is a Mr. Sketch Flip chart marker? Mr. Sketch markers are writing instruments characterized by unique scents, tendency to not bleed through paper, and long lifespan. Other Common Names Other common names for lesson plan include: Presenter Notes Facilitator Guide Key Properties While element 19 could easily be […]

Virtual Meetings

Virtual Meetings (VER-t-you-al ME-teen) SOLID What is a Virtual Meeting Platform? An online platform that allows for live, instructor-led learning experiences. Other Common Names You may not call it a virtual meeting platform due to the many brand names that are common: Zoom GoToMeeting or GoToTraining Microsoft Teams Adobe Connect   While almost all of […]