This course will help users understand the ins and outs of Apple’s iBook Author. This course covers basic functionality, tips and tricks, and practical classroom application examples.
Objective: Participants in this course will gain a thorough understanding of how to use iBooks Author and how to apply it in classroom instruction. Upon completion of the course, users will understand how to a create an iBook and will be able to guide their students through the process.
Readiness: For resources that focus on learning to use technology and that help build the foundational technology skills needed to support the ISTE Standards.
This course increases the level of technological knowledge needed to apply technology to a lesson or teacher work flow.
For the perfect lesson combine this technology with a lesson that currently exhibits excellent content knowledge and pedagogical practice.
The technology used in this course when implemented in a classroom lesson will redesign how tasks are completed. This technology modifies the current practices and leverages technology to create new methods of collaborating, creating and contributing.
This course utilizes technology or teaches components of technological programs across a variety of systems, people organizations, and knowledge. Every technology tool requires a base level of understanding that can be considered part of this course. Technology as part of STEAM can be used as a tool for science, engineering and arts.
Art and Design:
This course utilizes the creative process for the purpose of designing with imagination and creative skill. Creative art skills contribute to science and engineering.
1. Getting Started
2. Anatomy of iBooks Author
3. Adding Content
4. Main Elements
5. Widgets and the Glossary
6. Editing Text and Images
7. Layout and Tips
8. Publishing your Book
iBooks Author in the Classroom