ePuband theFuture ofthe BookCreate your own QR code at:  http://qrcode.kaywa.com/
ePuband theFuture ofthe BookCharlene ChausisAdlai E. Stevenson High Schoolcharlenechausis@mac.com
Today’s agenda•Discuss “the book”•Learn to create or convert documents  into ePub format (for the iPad)•Continue the conve...
What does a “book” mean to you?  http://todaysmeet.com/futureofbooks
One man’s vision of   the future?
"Gee," said Tommy,"what a waste. Whenyoure through with thebook, you just throw itaway, I guess. Ourtelevision screen must...
California lists state-approved         digital textbooksReport marks the first step in Gov.Schwarzeneggers Free Digital T...
Florida to go digital by 2015!2/17/2011:State education officials rolled out a five-yearproposal this week that calls for ...
Predictions/Trends:                            2011 Horizon Reporthttp://www.educause.edu/Resources/2011HorizonReport/223122
“e” formats:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_e-book_formats
“e” devices:
eBooks:“Book”   vs. “App”    ?
eBooks:“Book”   vs. “App”    ?
“Do-it-yourself” eBooks:
convert from webpages …
convert for any device …
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SkhpmEZWuRQ
From Pages to ePub:
From Pages to ePub:              Use the template
Pages 4.0.5 required
ePUB Format
Bill Rankin: Mobile Learning      http://web.fhnw.ch/hgk/media/billrankin/
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EPub and the Future of the Book

  1. 1. ePuband theFuture ofthe BookCreate your own QR code at: http://qrcode.kaywa.com/
  2. 2. ePuband theFuture ofthe BookCharlene ChausisAdlai E. Stevenson High Schoolcharlenechausis@mac.com
  3. 3. Today’s agenda•Discuss “the book”•Learn to create or convert documents into ePub format (for the iPad)•Continue the conversation!
  4. 4. What does a “book” mean to you? http://todaysmeet.com/futureofbooks
  5. 5. One man’s vision of the future?
  6. 6. "Gee," said Tommy,"what a waste. Whenyoure through with thebook, you just throw itaway, I guess. Ourtelevision screen musthave had a million bookson it and its good forplenty more. I wouldntthrow it away."
  7. 7. California lists state-approved digital textbooksReport marks the first step in Gov.Schwarzeneggers Free Digital Textbook InitiativeFollowing up on their plan to encourage the use offree, open digital textbooks among the statesschools, California education leaders on Aug. 11released a list of resources they have determinedmeet state-approved standards for high school mathand science classes. http://www.clrn.org/fdti/
  8. 8. Florida to go digital by 2015!2/17/2011:State education officials rolled out a five-yearproposal this week that calls for all students in K-12to use only "electronic materials" delivered byKindles, iPads and other similar technology by 2015."This project reinvents the way students learn and Textwill revolutionize instruction in Florida," says the planpresented to the state Board of Education Tuesday.http://www.tampabay.com/news/education/k12/florida-looks-at-taking-school-textbooks-completely-digital-by-2015/1152138
  9. 9. Predictions/Trends: 2011 Horizon Reporthttp://www.educause.edu/Resources/2011HorizonReport/223122
  10. 10. “e” formats:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_e-book_formats
  11. 11. “e” devices:
  12. 12. eBooks:“Book” vs. “App” ?
  13. 13. eBooks:“Book” vs. “App” ?
  14. 14. “Do-it-yourself” eBooks:
  15. 15. convert from webpages …
  16. 16. convert for any device …
  17. 17. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SkhpmEZWuRQ
  18. 18. From Pages to ePub:
  19. 19. From Pages to ePub: Use the template
  20. 20. Pages 4.0.5 required
  21. 21. ePUB Format
  22. 22. Bill Rankin: Mobile Learning http://web.fhnw.ch/hgk/media/billrankin/
  23. 23. The conversation continues …
  24. 24. Join us!

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