My Perfect Digital TextBook

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This presentation is a response to one of the tasks of E-BookEvo 2014 with the focus on design principles of an ideal digital textbook

My Perfect Digital TextBook

  1. 1. My Perfect Digital Book by Asli Saglam (@aslilidice) Exploring Transformation of Books in the Digital Age
  2. 2. Ebookevo 2014 Raised my awareness regarding future of textbooks & triggered many questions
  3. 3. How will the digital age transform textbooks? • Future of the Textbook by Andre Spang
  4. 4. Students writing books  Students ‘ involvement A top seller digital book in Apple iBookstore by Andrea Santilli and her seventh graders at Woodlawn Beach Middle School ; Creatures, Plants and More: A Kids Guide to Northwest Florida
  5. 5. Teachers as guides & facilitators in the transition • A project by Debora Tebovich; Students creating their own ETextbooks • A webinar by Andre Spang about how his students created Wikisites and iBooks
  6. 6. What’s the ideal design for perfect EBook?
  7. 7. Offers more than a textbook
  8. 8. Utilizes multi-modalities • • • • • Songs Videos Podcasts Vodcasts Oral & written texts • Photographs • Links to opensources • ...etc.
  9. 9. • Provides links to resources • Has downloadable content • Offers easy navigation & search options • Has learner friendly layout, organisation & colorful design
  10. 10. Provides students with opportunities to interact, pers onalise & construct meaning
  11. 11. Dreaming of my ideal E-book... Some e-Book creation sites • Suggestions by Cybraryman • Calibre • TextAdventures • Making PDF interactive • Apple

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