Tools for creating your own interactive course content

Creating interactive content is a great way to engage learners.  There are many ways to do this using all kinds of software and online tools. To get a professional result, it sometimes pays to use an e-learning authoring tool to create a small object. There are many options available for this and NIACE does not endorse any platform over another.
As part of the Community Learning Roll-out, NIACE have produced a course on how to create content in the free of charge CourseLab 2.4 (CourseLab provides both a commercial and a free tool that can be installed on your machine).  The course is available on the NIACE Moodle, or Moodle administrators can download and adapt it for use on their own Moodle under a Creative Commons 4.0 BY-NC-SA license.  You can:

Other major options for creating e-learning content include: