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Get started - interactive tour of iBA, widget sampler with settings, and tips and tricks for designing your iBook and managing your work flow.
Here's my free multi-touch iBook that will get you started using iBooks Author. Includes an interactive tour of the app, widget sampler with settings, and tips and tricks for designing your iBook and managing your work flow.
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When you create your book in iBooks Author, one of the most important features to understand is Page Orientation.
A useful guide to both layouts - good tips for making the selection and working in each format.
This is a slightly updated /higher resolution video demonstrating how to view the contents of an ibooks author file. Your Speakers are fine, there is no audio.
This can be useful when uploading revisions to your iBook.
Making ebooks in Pages 5.2: Here's what works now (and what still doesn't) Macworld Even before iBooks Author took the stage in 2012, Apple offered the average Mac user a way to build basic ebooks through its word-processing software, Pages.
A bit off topic (Pages rather than iBooks Author). But I thought it was worth saving here.
Encoding for iBooks Author Webinar: Download Free Proof of Concept iBook http://t.co/CJBjCoP6Hb Learn to cut video file size by up to 93%
Interesting approach to both webinar and book design
Here's a quick, yet very useful tip, for those budding authors and publishers out there working with Apple's iBooks Author. Mike Watkinson shows how to effectively spread an image across two pages.
I haven't tried it, but it should make for a cool effect
This video explains how to work with the Table of Contents and create Glossary entries in iBooks Author.
A quick and useful video guide.
One thing that I came across recently was Apple's iBooks Author app, which allows even non-developers to create multitouch-capable textbooks for the iPad. There are a number of templates and drop-in widgets like popups, ...
Just signed up for MapBox. I think this may have some interesting uses in a new iBook I'm planning.
Designed by my University of Portland pre-service social studies methods class. A great model for student publication
I supplied the iBA template and my students turned their research projects into iBooks chapters. We put them all together and we published on iTunes. 98 pages filled with widgets and multimedia. Includes student reflections.
Engage your students with an authentic writing project.
Embedding google forms into iBooks. Paul Hamilton looks at using Bookry widgets and google forms and inserting into iBook Author. The end result is an iBook ...
A mashup of Google forms and a Bookry widget builder
Google forms in iBooks
Over the next few classes we will devote time to editing / formatting our DBQs for iTunes publication of a class DBQ collection. Peter will provide instruction in using iBooks Author. Students will use material from their DBQ ...
Prior to class they had curated their content on a Learnist board and looked at each other's work leaving comments and suggestions. Now that they had finalized their content, I supplied them with an iBA template chapter to work from. I gave them brief instruction in iBA widgets and layout. Using their prewritten text, selected images and video, they used about 2 hours of labtime to complete their chapters.
Next step, I compile their chapters into a single iBook and we use some class time to critique and see how chapters fit together. We collectively design a cover and intro. After some final edits, I'll upload to iTunes.
Student publication in just a few hours of labtime (with research and writing done in advance)
How to Create an HTML Widget for iBook Author. This quick tutorial will show you how to create an HTML Widget to add to your iBooks publication. One of the reasons you may want to add your own HTML widgets to an ...
This short video demonstrates how an iBook made with iBooks Author displays on the new Mavericks OS. The iBA-native widget all run perfectly.
I wish we could leverage these powerful tools for Church publications. It seems like we are locked in to whatever Adobe has to offer.
Here is a page from my course on iBooks Author on creating a synthetic speech widget from any text. The process uses one of the Mac's 'hidden treasures'…
Preview and download six interactive multi-touch iBooks by Peter Pappas on the iTunes Store. All made using iBooks Author.
Here's a link to all my iBooks on iTunes
iBooks Author can import XML files to create a Review widget.
I'm not a big fan of review questions ... but if you are ..
Learned something new again.
One of the most glaring omissions in the first version of iBooks Author is the lack of a way to add a link to an image. There is a workaround though that mea...
Here's an easy way to add a link to an image
Having completed the publication process for Apple iTunes as an iBook, we wanted to provide the book in other formats for other tablets such as the Kindle and Nook.
Haven't tried it - but it looks interesting
A great collection of iBA tips from KT at Apple support community
In this tutorial discover how to build an HTML widget in iBooks Author. Learn more at www.TheMacU.com.
Video how to - Looks easy enough for me to use
This post will offer a rationale for student publishing, some tips on managing the project as well as student reaction to working with iBooks Author. ... After a free account sign up, you'll find many other useful widgets there.
These may be simple and obvious ideas for many educators and curriculum directors. However, for me, these are a few of the things I'm beginning to understand better when it comes to designing e-lea...
Useful Thoughts on Instructional Design for #iBooksAuthor | Good tips on layout and flow
This a good workaround for adding a hyperlink to an image in iBook Author. http://t.co/9s5OC8mARP
A good hack that works
Create an image hyperlink work around in iBooks
This is pretty important. My school is currently in a stage of digitalisation that wants to get rid of textbooks and replace them with tablets in class. They are, however, contemplating on using iB...
Some interesting discussion here.
Great to see this kind of bold action is taking place!
This is a very basic intro to using iAd Producer to create HTML widgets for iBooks Author.
Good instructions for users of all levels.