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Short Course 2: Publishing with iPads

DET, Digital Learning Branch

Thursday, 16 October 2014 from 3:45 pm to 5:00 pm (AEDT)

Short Course 2: Publishing with iPads

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The Department’s Virtual Conference Centre is providing a number of iPads for Learning online professional learning short courses for teachers and leaders who are using iPads in their teaching and learning. 

This short course contains three sessions, with each one hour session building upon the previous session’s learning. All of the courses will be supported with materials accessible via the Department’s iTunes U campus. 

Short Course 2: Publishing with iPads

Session 1: Introduction to iBooks Author

Thursday 16th October 2014

This session will introduce participants to iBooks Author the most powerful digital publishing tool available. The basics will be covered including how to lay out a book, adding text, video and images as well as saving and sharing your work. The session will also contain an introduction to building interactive widgets. Require: iBooks Author for Mac

Session 2: iBooks Author: The Next Level

Thursday 23rd October 2014

This session will delve into tips and tricks and how to supply your end user with an immersive interactive experience. From using hidden pop-ups to creating colour pallets and master pages this session will look at the fundamentals of designing a truly interactive book including all of the interactive widgets contained within iBooks Author as well as the website This session will also include information on how to publish you book to the iTunes Book store. Require: iBooks Author for Mac; Optional: Free account at

Session 3: iBooks Author: Custom Widgets and iTunes U

Thursday 30th October 2014

This session will focus on the software iAd Producer and Book Widgets. This software allows users to create custom interactive widgets. iAd Producer allows the user to build widgets from scratch without any coding required while Book Widgets offers a large selection of templates to follow. This session will conclude with an introduction to iTunes U and how it could be used to distribute your iBooks and other content. Require: iBooks Author for Mac; Optional: iAd Producer and Book Widgets

A link to the online session will be emailed to you prior to the event.

Have questions about Short Course 2: Publishing with iPads? Contact DET, Digital Learning Branch


Thursday, 16 October 2014 from 3:45 pm to 5:00 pm (AEDT)

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DET, Digital Learning Branch

Digital Learning

Learning and Teaching Branch 

Secondary Reform, Transitions and Priority Cohorts Division

Department of Education and Training


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