Demo & Free Trial

The demo and free-trial authoring logons provided here are hosted on the Serf server operated by Connect for Education, which is the author of On-Line Music Appreciation and other fine courses.  Serfsoft wishes to acknowledge and thank icubed for hosting the Serf tutorial and demo.

Exploring the Student Side of Serf

To get a free demonstration logon that lets you explore the student side of Serf, follow these steps:
  • Follow this link to request a free-trial student logon in the Multimedia Literacy demonstration course.
  • A form will appear asking for your name, institutional affiliation, and e-mail address.
  • Complete the form and click the Submit button.
  • Serf will give you a demonstration ticket. Follow the onscreen instructions as Serf instructs you how to cash in your demonstration ticket and log on as a student.

Free-trial Authoring

  • Follow this link to request a free logon in the Serf authoring tutorial
  • A form will appear asking for your name, institutional affiliation, and e-mail address.
  • Complete the form and click the Submit button.
  • Serf will give you an authoring ticket. The free-trial authoring account lets you create a course containing up to 20 instructional events.

Downloading the Serf System Software

To explore Serf's administrative functions, you can download a demonstration version that is made freely available to students of Advanced Web Design. This download is a fully functioning copy of Serf that can be browsed freely from the local host. Thus, potential adopters can fully explore every part of Serf before deciding whether to purchase a license that opens the software for access over the Web.