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Avallain Author

Digital Publishing, solved.

Avallain Author is a flexible and powerful online authoring tool that enables you to efficiently create and easily design truly interactive and fully responsive educational content.

01.08.2018

Avallain Author version 4.9 – Full GeoGebra integration, Autocorrect Activity Type and additional options

Avallain Author version 4.9 is here!
This time, the focus of the Avallain Author update lies on taking the next big step towards the future when it comes to teaching and learning mathematics in the digital age.

Features

Support for various learning typologies

  • Use our industry-leading authoring tool to create thousands of bespoke learning activity templates, combining 39 core functions with more than 200 options.
  • Quickly design unique activity types for your courses via the integrated Learning Activity Type Creator based on Bloom’s Taxonomy.
  • Benefit from subject-specific features such as dialogue recording for language courses or GeoGebra integration for maths courses.

Complete control over UI and Design

  • Avallain Author’s SDK allows us or third-party developers to create highly individualised user interfaces; in line with your corporate identity and target audience.
  • The fully responsive HTML 5 framework of the authoring tool enables a flawless user experience on any device, from desktop to mobile
  • Content is stored separately from the presentation layer, providing maximum flexibility and eliminating the risk of breaking the entire program when changing content or presentation.

Optimised enterprise publishing workflow

  • Easy conversion of book pages to interactive e-books for digital publishing.
  • Granular roles and rights, ideally suited for teams of all sizes.
  • Stress-free importing and exporting from DAM and XML sources.

Open architecture that fully supports all relevant standards

  • Efficiently publish content using the authoring tool’s HTML5-based engine.
  • Full support for SCROM, LTI, xAPI (TinCan), ePUB, and HTML5.
  • XML-based storage format.

Microservice and APIs

  • Avallain Author’s software architecture is built on Microservice.
  • Authoring tool with full SSO support.
  • Exostructure approach with Avallain Non-Stop for mobile learning.

Publish once, deliver everywhere

  • The authoring tool exports objects in all standard formats.
  • Supports LTI-based content hosting and access management with Avallain Non-Stop.
  • Enables mobile and offline apps to be created by using the integrated Product Builder in combination with Avallain Non-Stop.

Editions

Enterprise and SaaS Editions of the authoring tool are available to fit organisations of all sizes.

Avallain Author Editions

Avallain Author Enterprise

  • Dedicated cloud-based hosting
  • Unlimited number of projects
  • Ideally suited for large-scale organisations

Avallain Author SaaS

  • Shared cloud-based hosting
  • Pay-per-project approach
  • Ideally suited for small to mid-sized organisations

Why use Avallain Author?

Renowned organisations around the world use our authoring tool as their primary solution to create interactive educational materials. Here is why:

Limitless education opportunities

Avallain Author’s support for different learning typologies is unmatched. It allows you to create sheer endless variations of activity types for educational courses in all subject areas.

Design with maximum freedom, flexibility, and control

The Design Pack SDK enables you to develop engaging and cutting-edge user interfaces as well as course designs, tailored to your CI and target audience.

Simplifying a complex workflow

The authoring tool is designed to streamline even the workflow of large and decentralised teams, supporting all your digital publishing needs.

Open standards, no lock-in

The authoring tool fully supports all relevant standards, allowing you to integrate it seamlessly into existing structures, preventing previous work from becoming incompatible with later standards.

API

Get the most out of your authoring tool by connecting it intelligently with our other products or third-party solutions.

Multi-device and cross-medium

Create your educational materials with the authoring tool, then use Avallain Unity as well as Avallain Non-Stop for digital publishing, delivering your content to any device, medium, or platform. Simplify digital publishing to Learning Management Systems or native mobile apps.

Always up-to-date with advanced EdTech

Always stay one step ahead of the competition with our authoring tool: 12-week update cycles implement cutting-edge technologies, inspired directly by customer feedback.

Safe high-performance hosting

The authoring tool features compatibility with dedicated or shared cloud-based hosting solutions to provide the highest level of security and performance.

Integrated bookmaker

The tool's seamlessly integrated Bookmaker functionality enables you to design and publish fully interactive and highly sophisticated e-books as well as readers.

Interested? Contact us for a free demo of the tool and initial consultation.

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Real-life use

Our customers use Avallain Author in combination with our digital publishing products to create award-winning and market-leading eLearning solutions.

Kerboodle

Inspirational online learning for more than 2 million students and teachers, delivered by Oxford University Press, with Avallain Author and Avallain Unity.
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>2 M
subscribed students and teachers
>60 courses
delivered with Avallain Unity
Tens of thousands of
resources created in Avallain Author
10 months
from project start-up to market launch

Real-life use

Our customers use Avallain Author in combination with our digital publishing products to create award-winning and market-leading eLearning solutions.

Campus Difusión

A wealth of language teaching videos, digital activities and Difusión interactive textbooks prepared in Avallain Author, with flexible tools for learning delivered by Avallain Unity, and a native mobile app powered by Avallain Non-Stop.
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>100 K
subscribed students and teachers
>4000
app downloads
>2000
activities and textbooks created in Avallain Author
12 months
from project start-up to market launch

Real-life use

Our customers use Avallain Author in combination with our digital publishing products to create award-winning and market-leading eLearning solutions.

Charité Berlin

The Bridge Course pilot at the Charité Berlin: a cutting-edge blend of assessment, Peer-Assisted Learning (PAL) and online study, delivered by Avallain Author.
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>80 %
utilization rate among registered users
>160
digital activities created by students in Avallain Author
>400
students empowered to learn - and teach
10 months
months from project start-up to launch

Real-life use

Our customers use Avallain Author in combination with our digital publishing products to create award-winning and market-leading eLearning solutions.

I want to learn German

A groundbreaking learning portal for immigrants living in Germany, offering flexible German language and vocational courses created in Avallain Author, delivered by Avallain Unity.
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>16.5 K
active learners
>900
community colleges supported
>11.5 K
interactive content units based on real-life scenarios
10 months
from project start-up to market launch

Real-life use

Our customers use Avallain Author in combination with our digital publishing products to create award-winning and market-leading eLearning solutions.

Thinking and Numeracy

A new-generation learning platform based on Avallain Unity, offering unique, differentiated learning paths through fully interactive textbooks and digital resources created in Avallain Author.
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Thousands of
subscribed students and teachers
>17.8 K
digital activities created in Avallain Author
>370
interactive textbook pages generated
12 months
from project start-up to market launch

Real-life use

Our customers use Avallain Author in combination with our digital publishing products to create award-winning and market-leading eLearning solutions.

UDP Access

An English language learning platform reimagined for the classrooms of Latin America, with offline/online delivery powered by Avallain Unity, and vibrant interactive textbooks and activities created with Avallain Author.
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>44.4 K
subscribed students and teachers in 11 countries
>34.2 K
digital activities created in Avallain Author
>70
interactive textbooks and readers generated
8 months
from project start-up to market launch

Our customers

OUP
Primary, Secondary platforms and ELT authoring for UK and the world.
EtonX
Advanced online tutoring tools and interactive content authoring for EtonX.
Pearson
Gamified content authoring for Pearson's popular Poptropica.
CUP
Interactive ELT content authoring for CUP's industry leading digital learning platform.
Springer
High-quality distance learning courses with an individualised didactic design for Springer Campus.
Google
Google uses Avallain's tool for information and training in Africa.
Macmillan
The leading ELT platform for Macmillan Education and a 10+ year collaboration.
Cornelsen
Interactive content authoring and platforms for Cornelsen.
VERITAS
An extensive e-learning suite for interactive textbooks for VERITAS.
Hueber
Interactive learning content authoring for Hueber.
Difusión
Interactive content authoring, platforms and mobile apps for Difusión.
Westermann
Interactive content authoring and platforms for Westermann.
EMDL
Interactive content authoring, platforms and mobile apps for Éditions Maison des Langues.
Nestle
Interactive content authoring for Nestle.
Richmond
Content authoring, ELT platform, and innovative edutainment apps for Richmond.
Santillana
Interactive content authoring for Santillana.
Grupo SM
Interactive content authoring and platforms for Grupo SM.
UDP
Interactive content authoring and platforms for University of Dayton Publishing.
Nala
Literacy systems for the National Adult Literacy Agency.
AÇEV
Literacy systems for the AÇEV Mother and Child Foundation.
VHS
Literacy systems for the German Adult Education Association.
Jouve
Interactive content authoring for Jouve.
Macmillan Iberia
Interactive textbooks for Catalunya's challenging market.
Biovision
Knowledge aggregation and dissemination system for organic farming.
Litcam
Promoting literacy around the world with the Frankfurt Book Fair.
Unes
Collaborating on professional development with the University of Nairobi Enterprise Services.