Chris Casal
Technology Coordinator/Teacher
P. S. 10 Brooklyn (15K010)
ccasal@ps10.org
Twitter: @mr_casal
Create Your eBook...
iBooks Author
Free
Mac only
download from Mac App Store
If you know Keynote, you’ll know iBooks Author
if you know PowerPo...
What you need
Latest OS (10.7.4
or later)
includes Mac
App Store
iPad for preview
no need for iPad
to create
Tuesday, July...
15 Built-in Templates
Tuesday, July 9, 13
Similar look
to Keynote/
PowerPoint
Formatting
tools
Use your own pictues & text
as easily as drag-and-drop
and clikcing-a...
Easily add interactive
elements
Tuesday, July 9, 13
Easy to save & publish. Save
in a Dropbox folder and get
the file’s URL to easly share
without iTunes
Tuesday, July 9, 13
Easy to create a free iTunes
Store account if you wish to
publish via iTunes
Tuesday, July 9, 13
Helpful sites...
Apple’s Product page
http://www.apple.com/ibooks-author/
Publishing & Distribution
https://support.apple....
Summary
iBooks Author is a free desktop app
Create your own eBooks
make them available for free via iTunes
make them avail...
Closing
A great way to create content
go paperless with iBooks Author versions of Staff,
Student & Parent handbooks
turn a...
Contact
Christopher M. Casal
Technology Teacher/Coordinator
P. S. 10 (15K010)
Email: ccasal@ps10.org
Twitter: @mr_casal
Di...
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  1. 1. Chris Casal Technology Coordinator/Teacher P. S. 10 Brooklyn (15K010) ccasal@ps10.org Twitter: @mr_casal Create Your eBook With iBooks Author Simple K12.com webinar - 7/9/13 Tuesday, July 9, 13
  2. 2. iBooks Author Free Mac only download from Mac App Store If you know Keynote, you’ll know iBooks Author if you know PowerPoint, you’ll be fine too Tuesday, July 9, 13
  3. 3. What you need Latest OS (10.7.4 or later) includes Mac App Store iPad for preview no need for iPad to create Tuesday, July 9, 13
  4. 4. 15 Built-in Templates Tuesday, July 9, 13
  5. 5. Similar look to Keynote/ PowerPoint Formatting tools Use your own pictues & text as easily as drag-and-drop and clikcing-and-typing Tuesday, July 9, 13
  6. 6. Easily add interactive elements Tuesday, July 9, 13
  7. 7. Easy to save & publish. Save in a Dropbox folder and get the file’s URL to easly share without iTunes Tuesday, July 9, 13
  8. 8. Easy to create a free iTunes Store account if you wish to publish via iTunes Tuesday, July 9, 13
  9. 9. Helpful sites... Apple’s Product page http://www.apple.com/ibooks-author/ Publishing & Distribution https://support.apple.com/kb/HT5071 PS 10 iPads http://ps10ipads.wikispaces.com/Test+page use the iBooks Author Test link provided to download the book-in-progress to your iPad Tuesday, July 9, 13
  10. 10. Summary iBooks Author is a free desktop app Create your own eBooks make them available for free via iTunes make them available for free from your own site If you want to charge for your book, you need to sign up for Apple’s iTunes distribution/publishing agreement Tuesday, July 9, 13
  11. 11. Closing A great way to create content go paperless with iBooks Author versions of Staff, Student & Parent handbooks turn all lesson & unit plans into a single, updatable book Nothing beats free, evolving, supported & accepted when thinking about creating & sharing your own content. Take charge of what you use in your school & class - create the materials yourself Tuesday, July 9, 13
  12. 12. Contact Christopher M. Casal Technology Teacher/Coordinator P. S. 10 (15K010) Email: ccasal@ps10.org Twitter: @mr_casal Diigo: mrcasal ps10ipads.wikispaces.com www.mrcasal.com Tuesday, July 9, 13
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