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Content Authoring

eXe –

eXe is a “a freely available Open Source authoring application to assist teachers and academics in the publishing of web content without the need to become proficient in HTML or XML markup. eXe can export content as self-contained web pages or as SCORM 1.2 or IMS Content Packages.”

Extensive documentation and tutorials are available at

Other General Elearning Authoring Tools

Test and Quiz Generators

TestGen (Pearson Education)TestGen

  • Requires Pearson Education account to access software.
  • Exports quiz and test data compatible with the following systems and formats:
    • Blackboard 5.x, 6.x, 7.x
    • WebCT 3.x & 4.x
    • QTI
    • HTML
  • Problems have been reported exporting TestGen multiple choice questions from WebCT 4.x and importing into Desire2Learn. A workaround has been posted in the Desire2Learn community and also at

HotPotatoes –

  • Latest version allows for SCORM exports

More Testing and Quiz Generation Tools