FAQ for Course Designer
Yes. However, Course Designer is meant to be used within a Higher Education, K-12, or Public Library subscription to Pronunciator, so that all students affiliated with your institution can access your courses for free. Note that students must possess a library card or student ID from a institution that subscribes to Pronunciator to be able to access courses created through Course Designer.
Provided your web browser has Flash installed, no.
No, they only need Flash installed in their browser. They can also take your custom courses in their iPad, iPhone/iPod touch, Android tablet, or Android phone.
No, only those you provide with an Entry Code. There is a single Entry Code for each course you make (though you can create additional Entry Codes if you want to provide the same course to different people, such as different sections that you teach).
Yes. If you want to organize your students into sections, you can deploy the same course to each section, but provide each section with a unique Entry Code so you can keep them separate for grading purposes.
Yes! Just contact us before you do, so we can add the language name to our database.
When you are ready, click a “Publish” button within Course Designer and your course will be immediately available to those you have provided with an Entry Code.
Yes, you can either record narration directly in Course Designer, or upload audio files within Course Designer.
Yes, you can embed YouTube videos into your lessons.
No, you must be a teacher involved in language instruction (K-12, higher ed, literacy, corporate training, or ESL).
Maybe. Contact us if you don’t fit into any of the above categories, but feel you qualify on other grounds.
Not at all. You can create a simple course or a comprehensive, multi-month course.
Yes, we have a 30-minute comprehensive tutorial available free of charge. Simply write to us via the form on the right side of this page with your request.