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P10 BYOL: Building Interactive eBooks for Mobile Learning

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Monday, June 19

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As organizations integrate mobile as a learning platform, many designers and developers face the challenge of making content available on a variety of devices, with or without a consistent Internet connection. Additionally, the workforce has an expectation that mobile experiences will be accessible, practical, and immediately applicable.

In this hands-on workshop, you will acquire the design and development skills and practice you need to create your own mobile project as an interactive eBook. You will learn how to format content for multiple devices, learn about the types of media that you can include, and learn how to use various free and paid tools in the process. In addition to covering various resources, you will walk through a basic workflow to develop a project with a few simple media types to an EPUB format, and you’ll make that file available to download directly to mobile devices.

In this session, you will learn:

  • How to create content in an interactive, mobile-friendly format
  • How to improve the quality of performance support materials by adding appropriate media
  • How to quickly deploy simple, effective multi-screen mobile learning solutions in your organization
  • How to create native mobile content to support users who may not have consistent Internet access

Novice to advanced designers and developers.

Technology discussed in this session:
Smartphones, laptops, desktops, tablets, eReaders, Sigil, Adobe InDesign, iBooks Author, Calibre, MP4 video files, MP3 audio files, PNG and JPG image files, and basic HTML.

Participant technology requirements:
A laptop running Google Sigil, Adobe InDesign (optional), and iBooks Author (optional); and a mobile device (tablet, smartphone, or laptop) with an eReader application installed (such as Apple iBooks, Kobo, or Nook).

Sarah Mercier

CEO & Strategic Consultant

Build Capable

Sarah Mercier, CEO and strategic consultant at Build Capable, specializes in instructional strategy and learning technology. Sarah is known for translating highly technical concepts and research to real-world practice. She is an international facilitator for the Association for Talent Development and Greater Atlanta ATD Past President. Her innovative learning solutions have been recognized by winning industry awards, such as Best of Show at FocusOn Learning DemoFest for xAPI for Interactive eBooks, and Best Performance Support Solution at DevLearn DemoFest for Critical Success Factors training and assessment tool. Sarah is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and business events on topics such as instructional design and development, accessibility, data strategy, and learning ecosystems. Her work has been published in ATD’s 2020 Trends in Learning Technology, The Book of Road-Tested Activities, TD Magazine, Learning Solutions Magazine, CLO Magazine, and a variety of other training and workforce publications.

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