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What is a cross-platform alternative to iBooks Author?

What is a cross-platform alternative to iBooks Author? | Publishing with iBooks Author | Scoop.it
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...
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Some interesting discussion here.

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IBooks Author's curator insight, November 18, 2013 9:45 AM

Great to see this kind of bold action is taking place!

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Peter Pappas - Here's my seven iBooks. All are free at iTunes

Peter Pappas - Here's my seven iBooks. All are free at iTunes | Publishing with iBooks Author | Scoop.it

Download six  free interactive multi-touch iBooks by Peter Pappas on the iTunes Store.  All made using iBooks Author.

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Here's a link to all my iBooks on iTunes

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Create a Fade Transition Effect in Hype 2 -iBooks Author Widget

Create a Fade Transition Effect in Hype 2 -iBooks Author Widget | Publishing with iBooks Author | Scoop.it
An iBooks Author Widget that lets you click on the image to show the work in progress line work A while ago I developed an iPad app for an artist friend of mine, Tina Burke. Tina is a children's bo...
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A very cool effect - Note:  Bookry has similar effects for the less tech savvy. 

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How to add PDF to iBook that allows annotation

How to add PDF to iBook that allows annotation | Publishing with iBooks Author | Scoop.it
HELP! If I have a pdf that I want the students to be able to open from their iBook but then open in an app that allows annotating (goodreader, iAnnotate,… - Emily Burton - Google+
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Interesting discussion that explains how to add in iBooks Author

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iBooks Author Image Sizes for Fixed Layout Picture Books

iBooks Author Image Sizes for Fixed Layout Picture Books | Publishing with iBooks Author | Scoop.it
iBooks Author Image Sizes that simply work! iBooks Author is a fantastic piece of book publishing software with an easy drag and drop user interface, and best of all it's free. iBooks Author is rel...
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How to convert audio files and add to iBooks Author - YouTube

From the folks at Inkslinger Industries Blog at http://inkslingerindustries.com Guides at http://store.inkslingerindustries.com --------------------- iBooks ...
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Create HTML widget for iBooks Author - YouTube

This short tutorial takes you through the basics of cutting and pasting a website or video's embed code (iframe) into the main.html file of a widget and plac...
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Kudos to Anthony DiLaura for providing this great resource. Download his widget template and insert your code to embed content (like a Google form) into a HTML widget.

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HC's curator insight, July 23, 10:30 PM

A great tip!

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History of Portland’s Japantown Revealed in New iBook

History of Portland’s Japantown Revealed in New iBook | Publishing with iBooks Author | Scoop.it
Free iBook with 100s of archival photos and video interviews with former residents detail life from the 1890s through the incarcerations of WWII. (My free #iBook "History of Portland’s Japantown" Cool "reveal" photo blend widgets.
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I've included a video demo of the "reveal widget" used in the the book. Courtesy of Bookry. 

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How to Create an Interactive Story

How to Create an Interactive Story | Publishing with iBooks Author | Scoop.it
Here's how to create an interactive story template for your next elearning project. Build your own or use the free PowerPoint template.
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This is done in PowerPoint. But it just as easily be built in Keynote. That could be imported directly into iBooks Author to create a cool interactive widget

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iBooks Author Training Video and Free Guide

iBooks Author Training Video and Free Guide | Publishing with iBooks Author | Scoop.it

Here's a video of my one-hour intro to iBooks Author. Download my free Quick Start: iBooks Author and follow along. Links to iBA resource website

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Not the greatest video, but the content is a decent intro to widgets. Especially if you download my free "Quick Start: iBooks Author" and follow along

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Collect Display Data in iBooks Author with Google Forms/Sheets - YouTube

This tutorial shows you how to create an HTML widget for iBooks Author that will collect data in one part of the book then display it in another part of your...
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Exploring History: 10 Student- Designed DBQs

Exploring History: 10 Student- Designed DBQs | Publishing with iBooks Author | Scoop.it

Designed by my University of Portland pre-service social studies methods class. A great model for student publication

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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.

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Mark Gillingham's curator insight, January 16, 2:28 PM

Engage your students with an authentic writing project. 

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In-Book Photo Widget for iBooks Author is Here!

In-Book Photo Widget for iBooks Author is Here! | Publishing with iBooks Author | Scoop.it
In-Book Photo Widget for iBooks Author is Here! http://t.co/mCZjyv8pTs
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Haven't tried it, but it looks like fun

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How to Submit Your iBooks Author E-Book to the iBookstore - For Dummies

How to Submit Your iBooks Author E-Book to the iBookstore - For Dummies | Publishing with iBooks Author | Scoop.it
To distribute your e-books via the iBookstore, you need to set up a publisher account with Apple .
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And you can always download the Apple guide at https://itunesconnect.apple.com/docs/iTunesConnect_PublisherUserGuide.pdf

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Free iBook: "Quick Start: iBooks Author" » by Peter Pappas

Free iBook: "Quick Start: iBooks Author" »  by Peter Pappas | Publishing with iBooks Author | Scoop.it
Get started - interactive tour of iBA, widget sampler with settings, and tips and tricks for designing your iBook and managing your work flow.
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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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Mika Auramo's curator insight, March 25, 10:40 PM

iBooks Authorilla tekemään esim. oppimispäiväkirjaa tai videojournalia media-aiheista.

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iBook Widget Test: Historic -Modern Photo Blend - YouTube

My new iBook - "Portland's Japantown Revealed" is now available free at iTunes. http://bit.ly/1kfvby3 ;
This widget allows the user to "paint" historic Japantown figures into contemporary photograph

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My new iBook - "Portland's Japantown Revealed" is now available free at iTunes. http://bit.ly/1kfvby3

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How to create 3D Models for #iBooksAuthor

How to create 3D Models for #iBooksAuthor | Publishing with iBooks Author | Scoop.it
making your own 3D models for use in iBooks with sketch up. #adedu http://t.co/aCcn9NFfan
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How to with video

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Authoring Techniques for Creating Accessible iBooks: #iBooksAuthor

Authoring Techniques for Creating Accessible iBooks: #iBooksAuthor | Publishing with iBooks Author | Scoop.it
#Accessible authoring techniques for #iBooks Author in English (http://t.co/aB8fNHzDxD) and Dutch (http://t.co/hMPejXpdvZ) @anysurfer
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This is a well-crafted guide to making your iBooks accessible

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Building a Simple Intro Media Video for iBooks Author using Keynote and GarageBand - YouTube

You can add interest to your iBooks Author project by importing some Intro Media. But what if you don't have much video experience? You can still create an i...
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A very informative step-by-step guide.

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Free Google Map widget for iBooks Author

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Free iBooks Author Widget - add a Google Map to your iBook

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Download a world map widget that uses Google Maps with Earth view.  Students can see the entire planet or zoom in for as much detail as possible.  As you can see in the video, within seconds, you can go from a view of the entire world to one specific location (like the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York).  Since you can zoom in and out freely, you really only need the one map to cover anything you'd want students to see throughout the world.

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iBooks Author Widget to Annotate/Markup Image or Text - YouTube

A slightly better version of the widget I posted about two weeks ago. This should be easier to make using Keynote. There are two versions: Landscape and Port...
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Free widget download and how to video. Creates widget to mark up text or image.

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iBooks Author resources site

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A very interesting collection of #iBooksAuthor resources by Steve Dickie

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Adding Glossary Terms with Images in #iBooksAuthor - YouTube

See how to quickly add glossary terms into iBooks Author and attach images to the terms so that they are visible in the study cards.
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How-to: Make accessible iBooks with iBooks Author

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How-to: Make accessible iBooks with iBooks Author
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Creating a synthetic speech widget from any text for iBooks Author

Creating a synthetic speech widget from any text for iBooks Author | Publishing with iBooks Author | Scoop.it

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'…

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Working with Landscape and Portrait Orientation in iBooks Author

Working with Landscape and Portrait Orientation in iBooks Author | Publishing with iBooks Author | Scoop.it
When you create your book in iBooks Author, one of the most important features to understand is Page Orientation.
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A useful guide to both layouts - good tips for making the selection and working in each format.

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