Teach us something

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  • Teach us something

    1. 1. iBooks Author Re-defining the Textbook
    2. 2. Yesterday’s system of learning http://teflworldwiki.com/images/thumb/0/0b/ChainedBooks.jpg/400px-ChainedBooks.jpg
    3. 3. Live FeedbackPlease use the following link to access the GoogleDoc http://bit.ly/xMJ62h
    4. 4. What are some advantages of textbooks?
    5. 5. What are some disadvantages of textbooks?
    6. 6. Advantages✓Relatively simple to have budget approval from divisions✓Follow existing curriculum requirements and expectations✓They have always existed
    7. 7. DisadvantagesX Extremely expensiveX Need constant updates, especially in Science and History classroomsX Not easily updatable
    8. 8. Today’s System of Learning Apple iBooks Author http://www.aneclecticmind.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/iBooksAuthorIcon.jpg
    9. 9. FeaturesInteractive photo galleriesMoviesKeynote presentationsGlossaries
    10. 10. Advantages✓It’s FREE! You are free to edit your textbook in any way that you want✓Updates are really simple to distribute to students and teachers✓Completed textbooks can be shared with educators around the world
    11. 11. DisadvantagesX iBooks Author requires the Mac OS X operating system (with an Intel processor)X iPads are expensive for school divisions and limits device (and platform) compatibilityX Custom application features require additional software and HTML5 coding
    12. 12. Feedback Form http://bit.ly/xrwOjx

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