Re: RoboHelp/RoboDemo to create web tutorials?

Subject: Re: RoboHelp/RoboDemo to create web tutorials?
From: "Bonnie Granat" <bgranat -at- editors-writers -dot- info>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 23 Jul 2003 04:35:58 -0400

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From: "Evelyn G Barker" <ebarker -at- uta -dot- edu>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Sent: July 22, 2003 02:03 PM
Subject: RoboHelp/RoboDemo to create web tutorials?

> I am creating tutorials for a university library. These tutorials will be
> distributed on the web and will include a quiz at the end with scoring. They
> will also contain video of screen actions (how to use the library catalog,
> etc.).
> I'm wondering if it's worth the investment to get RoboHelp, RoboDemo
> elearning, and Questionmark for this. My thought with RoboHelp is that I
> could reuse the content to target the tutorials to different classes (a
> speech class vs. an English class, say). Also, the content will be
> centralized. But other than that, I wonder if the RoboHelp suite is
> overkill. I don't really want a WebHelp format--more like a slideshow.
> I'm hoping any one might have some thoughts on the issue or could tell me
> how they effectively manage tutorials.
> BTW, I've already discarded the Authorware idea, but I'd love to hear about
> other tools.

Why not just use HTML? There are many tutorials on the Web that step people
through learning modules and have tests and video and other things.

I recommend consulting Google and getting an overview of the range of
tutorials that exist on the Web, if you haven't already done so, that is.

Bonnie Granat


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