A step by step guide to making an interactive iBook for the iBooks App on the iPad.
One day of Professional Training. Fully catered.
A step by step guide to making an interactive iBook textbook for the iPad using iBooks Author. This course is designed for authors to create, design and publish interactive iBook textbooks to the iBooks app on the iPad & Mac OS X Mavericks using the free software for Mac OS X. iBook textbooks incorporate word & pages documents, photo, audio, video, presentations and interactive widgets including photo galleries & chapter reviews, in a slick template driven format. Participants should have a understanding of word processing layouts, and are invited to bring their laptops and iPad to publish to.
- Exploring templates
- Editing master layouts
- Using the Book Navigator
- Importing text
- Paragraph, character & list styles
- Drag and drop content
- Text boxes, tables, charts
- Adding stills, galleries, audio & video
- Interactive widgets
- Importing Keynote presentations
- Book cover and intro media
- Previewing to the iPad
- Distribution options
- iTunes U
Who should attend
- Teachers, Authors, Presenters, Instructors, Tutors, Educators & Salespeople
Participants will need to be able to navigate around an iPad, use gestures, and use the iBooks app. Also a basic understanding of computer operating systems and file management, along with a appreciation of multimedia principles.
For this course we have found participants prefer to bring their own iPads, sync cable & laptops. Please advise if you require a laptop. We provide refreshments, lunch as well as interactive notes. Class sizes are limited.
iBooks Author can be downloaded from the Apple App store.
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We will send you a reminder prior to the course, please view our cancellation policy which can be viewed here. Please note there are late cancellation fees: within 72 hours a 50% fee and within 24 hours no refund.
Anton O’Callaghan, Be Ed, Dip Interactive Media, Cert IV TAA. Adobe ACA: Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Flash. Anton is a qualified teacher and trainer, with Adobe ACA Certification and over 15 years of experience. He has worked in the fields of video production, animation, web development and rich interactive media, incorporating both the Apple and Adobe software suites.