SoftChalk Create


Softchalk Create is a powerful lesson creation tool that is as easy to use as a word processor. Softchalk lessons may include text, pictures, media, and interactive elements such as practice exercises and assessments. Exported lessons are web pages for posting on the Internet or for use in Blackboard. LessonBuilder is free to download for KU users here.

Workshop Objectives:

By the end of this workshop, attendees will be able to:

  • Create a SoftChalk lesson
  • Incorporate pictures, media, QuizPoppers and Activities in a SoftChalk lesson
  • Save a SoftChalk lesson to Blackboard
  • Edit an existing SoftChalk lesson
  • Establish best practices for student participation
  • Locate the KU IT webpage where SoftChalk can be downloaded

SoftChalk User's Guide (Step-By-Step Instructions)

Download Softchalk (free to KU users)

SoftChalk Sample Lessons


If this session date does not work out for your schedule, we would be happy to set up a one-on-one deskside consulting session, or even a customized departmental workshop. Details on how to request these are found on

For questions about this workshop, please contact KU IT Educational Technologist at or 785-864-2600.

Educational Technology
Instructional Development

Sample Lessons from SoftChalk website