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B.Y.O.L.: Create Amazing iPad Learning Content with iBooks Author

712 B.Y.O.L.: Create Amazing iPad Learning Content with iBooks Author

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Wednesday, June 25


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iPads are used in schools, universities, and businesses all over the world. Despite being a mainstream device, many individuals and organizations are still reluctant to use iPads for learning and performance support. Most of the hesitancy comes from ignorance and the belief that developing learning content for iPads is extremely challenging and expensive.

In this hands-on session participants will discover how easy it is to create world-class, interactive learning content for the iPad. You will learn how to use the built-in templates in iBooks Author to add text, interactive images, videos, quizzes, pop-overs, and more. You’ll explore how to use multi-touch interfaces to add interactivity. You will leave this session prepared and energized to rush out and start creating amazing iPad content for your organization.

In this session, you will learn:

  • The types of interactive content possible with iBooks Author
  • How to get started using iBooks Author templates
  • How to create interactive images and galleries
  • How to add quizzes and reviews
  • How to add pop-over text to content
  • How to quickly preview your work on the iPad

Novice and intermediate designers and developers who are familiar with Mac and iPad.

Technology discussed in this session:
Mac, iPad, and iBooks Author.

Participant technology requirements:
A Mac with iBooks Author loaded, plus an iPad with iBooks downloaded. Both are free.

Paul Clothier

Independent mLearning Specialist

Paul Clothier is a learning specialist, eLearning and mLearning designer, speaker, and writer who has been in the technology training and learning field for over 25 years. Paul’s articles on training and learning have been featured in numerous learning and training magazines. He has a passion for mLearning design and user experience, and designs learning content and apps for touch-screen mobile devices.

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