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John Evans

The Best Way to Use iBooks Author in Education | edcetera - Rafter Blog - 10 views

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    "Sometimes we focus on what an app can't do and forget to look at what it can. That's been the case with iBooks Author, Apple's e-book creation platform released nearly a year ago. Part of the problem was Apple's own hyperbolic statements about its "disruptive" nature to the textbook publishing industry. It failed to live up to the hype for a variety of well-documented reasons. But this post is about what it is, not what it isn't."
John Evans

How to work with styles in iBooks Author [Video] | Inkslinger Industries - 5 views

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    "We explore paragraph styles, character styles, and list style in iBooks Author. We show you how to lay out your book so that last minute changes are a piece of cake."
John Evans

These 7th Graders Have Already Published Their First iBooks Author Bestseller | Cult of... - 12 views

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    "How many 7th Graders can say they best selling authors? Well this group of kids from Woodlawn Beach Middle School in Northern Florida can thanks to their teacher Andrea Santilli and iBooks Author."
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Four open questions about iBooks Author | Macworld - 5 views

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    Four open questions about iBooks Author by Lex Friedman, Macworld.com Jan 20, 2012 1:15 pm iBooks Author is an intriguing app and a a big deal for publishers. But while the app is obviously very new, some aspects of the software give me pause. Here are my questions for Apple about the iBooks Author. (And yes, I've sent them all Apple's way, though I haven't heard back just yet.) "
John Evans

iBooks Author Review | Mac|Life - 2 views

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    "Now Apple wants to help users achieve that limitless potential, with the free content-creation application iBooks Author. It aims to revolutionize modern textbooks by bringing interactivity to the learning experience. Not only can you add images to your pages, the reader can zoom in or out of them. You can insert Keynote slides, and embed movies that can be viewed inside a page or full screen. It's even possible to create short quizzes to test your readers' knowledge retention."
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