How to create one module from multiple modules

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I am coming over from the darkside (captivate).  I want to know the best way to create individual modules and then aggregate into one big module with table of contents.  For example, if creating e learning for a chapter might have pre assessment quiz module, then module 1, then module 2, then video then post quiz.  Is there away to combine all the above after created individually and have a table of contents that would produce one module that combined all the little modules?  Then upload to a server?
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Rick Stone

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Hi Mandi

Are you sure this is what you want to do? 

I ask, because to the best of my knowledge, if you end up taking this approach, you will end up with one very long singular video. And that can lead to some lag times in accessing things like different modules from a TOC. When working with a TOC in Camtasia, you only link to spots farther down that single video track.

Note that I do love me some Camtasia, and you may think you have come from the "dark side", but when it comes to quizzing and all the stuff like pre-assessment and modules and final quiz, you are taking a pretty big step backwards when coming from Captivate to Camtasia. Captivate's quizzing abilities are extremely robust while Camtasia's are pretty basic in comparison. For starters, note the available question types in each product. Last I checked, Captivate offered nine question types. Camtasia only offers four.

I really hate to feel like I'm shooting holes in Camtasia, but when it comes to the whole quizzing aspect, Captivate is the better choice. 

Now when it comes to that video recording and editing? Camtasia blows Captivate completely out of the water. 

Back when I was teaching lots of Captivate classes, I never passed up the chance to advise folks that if at all possible, you wanted BOTH tools in your eLearning toolbox. Captivate AND Camtasia. (And likely SnagIt too!)

Cheers... Rick :)