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  1. 1. E-Books IP Divus, 2013 Heiko Vogl Pädagogische Hochschule Steiermark
  2. 2. Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yUQRbqc2qtY
  3. 3. Activity Group work (4 students each group, from different countries) Try to answer the questions: What is an e-book? Try to describe an e-Book? How can you use an e-book? Use edupad (http://edupad.ch/9CoRbAQZk9) for postings. WHAT IS AN E-BOOK?
  4. 4. Wikipedia (2011) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/E-book An electronic book (also e-book, ebook, electronic book, digital book) is a booklength publication in digital form, consisting of text, images, or both, and produced on, published through, and readable on computers or other electronic devices. Michael Suarez und H. R. Woudhuysen, The Oxford Companion to the Book: Two-volume set, 1. Aufl. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, USA, 2010). […] an electronic version of a printed book which can be read on a computer or a specifically designed handheld device. „definition of e-book from Oxford Dictionaries Online“, Oxford Dictionaries, 2011, http://oxforddictionaries.com/definition/ebook?region=at.
  5. 5. Flickr,com: Pictures: PiAir (Old Skool), gileslane, STML, STML, James F Clay, FHKE, FHKE, wilbertbaan, cybermort, osde8info, mary hodder, AMagill, smaedli, robertogreco, robertogreco, Cloned Milkmen,
  6. 6. E-book – the digital book E-books created with authoring tools E-books for e-readers WALTHER NAGLER, MARTIN EBNER, UND NIKOLAI SCERBAKOV, „READING AND LEARNING WITH ANY DEVICEUNIVERSITY CONTENT FOR E-BOOKS AND E-READERS“, IN PROCEEDINGS OF WORLD CONFERENCE ON EDUCATIONAL MULTIMEDIA, HYPERMEDIA AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS 2011 (CHESAPEAKE), 1775-1782.
  7. 7. e-books in schools
  8. 8. Activity Group work (4 students each group, from different countries ): Every one of you used books at school. As a teacher you will use books too. But what is a good school book? Try to find criterias for good school books? Try to cluster your criterias? Use the following category groups: Content / structure / look and feel (optic and haptic) / usabiltity Use edupad (http://edupad.ch/9CoRbAQZk9) for postings. WHAT IS A GOOD SCHOOL BOOK?
  9. 9. Fixed Layout
  10. 10. Dynamic Layout
  11. 11. PDF / DjVu ePUB Mobipocket, AVE, Kindle Format 8 iBook (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pr076C_ty_M ) E-BOOK FORMATS
  12. 12. Comparing formats: table of content, alphabetical index, number of pages, costs
  13. 13. Comparing formats: legibility, layout, images, caption, help, formulas, quality, format, weight
  14. 14. E-readers
  15. 15. Comparing formats and e-readers: browse, search, navigate, where am I? two pages, mark, annotations, fill in, bookmarks
  16. 16. Comparing formats: videos, sounds, scale, interactivity
  17. 17. e-books for schools
  18. 18. Creating e-books Offline Online http://calibre-ebook.com/ http://www.epubconverter.org http://go4convert.com/ToEpub http://www.docspal.com/ http://ebook.online-convert.com/convertto-epub http://www.webbooks.com/Publishing/Word2EPUB.htm http://www.freepdfconvert.com/
  19. 19. booki.cc Booktype http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1mLCDKmmEyg#
  20. 20. Project Gutenberg http://www.gutenberg.org/ Bartleby http://bartleby.com/ OER Commons http://www.oercommons.org/ ICDL – International Children’s Digital Library http://en.childrenslibrary.org/ Ck12.org http://en.childrenslibrary.org/ Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ut7AVwycf6E# FREE E-BOOKS ONLINE
  21. 21. The future of the book http://vimeo.com/15142335
  22. 22. Activity Group work (4 students each group, from different countries ): What is your vision of a digital school book? Draw and describe your e-book of the future. Use edupad (http://edupad.ch/9CoRbAQZk9) for postings. WHAT IS YOUR VISION OF A DIGITAL SCHOOLBOOK ?

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