iBooks Authora personal perspective on creating books forthe iPad
VisualThinkingCourse Book
Michael KieleyTeaches VISUAL THINKING @ Loyola MarymountUniversity (learnvisualthinking.com)EdTech Explorer (edtechexplore...
MIND MAP BIO
Some Inspirations:atavist.com (not an IBA book, but interesting).iPad books made by photographers - Barcelonaby Jay Boersm...
finding Multi-touch books... hard to find in iBooks 2 store on iPad. Why? got to iTunes store > Books > Featured: Multi-touc...
Your iBook ideas: What are you already working on? What sort of multi-touch book are you planning to create? Dream project...
Some possible directions...
Dream / make a mind map...
Getting started -Organize your media in a desktop folder...Desktop file folders arranged like this make it easy tolocate co...
Option: start your bookin Pages.Easier to make multiple versions; ePub, PDF, etc.Probably easier to outline, organize the ...
EVIL Apple? (EULA terms)The initial legal ambiguity has been resolved--Youown your content.Free books can be distributed i...
Excellent IBA TutorialsLynda.com (releasing in late June).Monster List of iBook Tutorials (http://appsineducation.blogspot...
Easy ways to create / findmedia your iPad bookShoot a video with an iPhone (convert withQuicktime.Import a Keynote presenta...
More easy ways tocreate / find your media...If you teach art, design, or film, asks your studentsfor permission to use their...
Advanced mediacreationDraw a 3d object or building in Google SketchUp,and export as a Collada file.Make your own images in ...
Free photositems out of copyrightCreative commonsFlickr (http://www.flickr.com/creativecommons/)
TemplatesBook Palette by Jumsoft $9.99 for 20 templates(http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/book-palette/id497704085?mt=12)http...
The first book I wanted to write was something I hoped toget published by a traditional book publisher.It was going to be a...
STARTED A DETAILED BOOK PROPOSALI LEARNED HOW TO DO THIS IN A BOOK PUBLISHING CLASS TAKEN AT ART CENTER COLLEGE
WRITING RETREAT5 WEEKS ALONE IN THE DESERT GAVE ME TIME TO POLISH THE PROPOSAL
AND THEN I STUCK IT IN A DRAWER FOR THREE YEARS...                       WHY?(PROBABLY BECAUSE I DIDN’T WANT TO WAIT AROUN...
APPLES ANNOUNCES IBOOKS AUTHORAPPLE ANNOUNCES A DIY APP FOR TEXTBOOKSIBA REQUIRES LION SYSTEM 10.7   SO I RUN OUT & BUY A ...
I WAS WORKING ON TWO BOOKS...1ST - COMPILATION OF THE CREATIVE TACTICS I DEVELOPED FOR MY COURSE IN VISUAL THINKING
SOMEHOW I GOT STUCK, BY FOCUSING TOO MUCH WRITING THE TEXT2ND - A SATYRICAL ROMANTIC MEMOIR
BUT WHAT REALLY INTERESTS ME ARE IMAGES!    CREATING / DISTRIBUTING A MULTI-MEDIA BOOK WITH IBA SEEMED MUCH MORE MY STYLE
A little bit                               about WidgetsWIDGETSEASY MULTI MEDIA INTEGRATION
Simply drop photos in, afterclicking on “Gallery” widget.Give each a caption.
Drop a movie into the Mediawidget.Must be m4v. iPhone moviecan be converted byexporting from QuickTime.Using lots of video...
A simple way to posequestions, so the reader canbe sure they areunderstanding the keyprinciples.
Simply drop a Keynote intothe window that opens afteryou click on the Widget.
An idea for Interactive Images: Make amind map using MindNode, or draw one byhand. Zoom in on different parts byclicking o...
An idea for Interactive Images: Make amind map using MindNode, or draw one byhand. Zoom in on different parts byclicking o...
An idea for Interactive Images: Make amind map using MindNode, or draw one byhand. Zoom in on different parts byclicking o...
GoogleSketchUpClick on box with Yellowarrow pointing down, thenexport as Colada file (.dae)
Your iBook ideas: What are you already working on? What sort of multi-touch book are you planning to create? Dream project...
>> brainstorm your ownIBA book ideas by filling inthe mind map shown inthe next slide...
mkieley@lmu.eduLearnVisualThinking.com
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  1. 1. iBooks Authora personal perspective on creating books forthe iPad
  2. 2. VisualThinkingCourse Book
  3. 3. Michael KieleyTeaches VISUAL THINKING @ Loyola MarymountUniversity (learnvisualthinking.com)EdTech Explorer (edtechexplore.wordpress.com)Furniture Designer (mkieley.com)Lives in Los AngelesDegrees in Architecture, Sculpture, and PsychologyPhone: 707 mki-eley / Email: michael@mkieley.com
  4. 4. MIND MAP BIO
  5. 5. Some Inspirations:atavist.com (not an IBA book, but interesting).iPad books made by photographers - Barcelonaby Jay BoersmaKids Love Bugs - Dr. KempWilco - concert book
  6. 6. finding Multi-touch books... hard to find in iBooks 2 store on iPad. Why? got to iTunes store > Books > Featured: Multi-touch. 40 examples. Click on ‘browse more books made with iBooks Author’ Currently there are about 1800 paid books, and 3500 free books. Link: http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/ MZStore.woa/wa/viewFeature? id=525590992&mt=11&s=143441
  7. 7. Your iBook ideas: What are you already working on? What sort of multi-touch book are you planning to create? Dream project: given vast amounts of time, and a budget to hire a graphic designer, a multi-media creator, a photographer, etc., what sort of book would you make with IBA?
  8. 8. Some possible directions...
  9. 9. Dream / make a mind map...
  10. 10. Getting started -Organize your media in a desktop folder...Desktop file folders arranged like this make it easy tolocate content while working in IBA.
  11. 11. Option: start your bookin Pages.Easier to make multiple versions; ePub, PDF, etc.Probably easier to outline, organize the text, butyou might want to move it into IBA sooner, ratherthan later, so you incorporate a full palette ofmulti-media.
  12. 12. EVIL Apple? (EULA terms)The initial legal ambiguity has been resolved--Youown your content.Free books can be distributed in iBooks 2, or anyother way you wish such as a DropBox link, oremail (good luck with that as the files can behuge).IBA format multi-touch books can only be soldthrough the iBooks store.
  13. 13. Excellent IBA TutorialsLynda.com (releasing in late June).Monster List of iBook Tutorials (http://appsineducation.blogspot.com/2012/04/monster-list-of-ibook-tutorials.html)Free book from O’Reilly Press (http://shop.oreilly.com/product/0636920025597.do)
  14. 14. Easy ways to create / findmedia your iPad bookShoot a video with an iPhone (convert withQuicktime.Import a Keynote presentation using IBA widget.Cut up a magazine and make an (analog)photomontageUse your own photos - analog or digital
  15. 15. More easy ways tocreate / find your media...If you teach art, design, or film, asks your studentsfor permission to use their work.Barter with friends who are graphic designers.Creative Commons sources.Items with expired copyright.
  16. 16. Advanced mediacreationDraw a 3d object or building in Google SketchUp,and export as a Collada file.Make your own images in Illustrator of Photoshop.
  17. 17. Free photositems out of copyrightCreative commonsFlickr (http://www.flickr.com/creativecommons/)
  18. 18. TemplatesBook Palette by Jumsoft $9.99 for 20 templates(http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/book-palette/id497704085?mt=12)http://www.ibooksauthortemplates.com/& the six templates that come with IBA that can becustomized.
  19. 19. The first book I wanted to write was something I hoped toget published by a traditional book publisher.It was going to be a Visual Manual for Enhanced Creativity.
  20. 20. STARTED A DETAILED BOOK PROPOSALI LEARNED HOW TO DO THIS IN A BOOK PUBLISHING CLASS TAKEN AT ART CENTER COLLEGE
  21. 21. WRITING RETREAT5 WEEKS ALONE IN THE DESERT GAVE ME TIME TO POLISH THE PROPOSAL
  22. 22. AND THEN I STUCK IT IN A DRAWER FOR THREE YEARS... WHY?(PROBABLY BECAUSE I DIDN’T WANT TO WAIT AROUND FOR REJECT LETTERS FROM A TRADITIONAL PUBLISHER)
  23. 23. APPLES ANNOUNCES IBOOKS AUTHORAPPLE ANNOUNCES A DIY APP FOR TEXTBOOKSIBA REQUIRES LION SYSTEM 10.7 SO I RUN OUT & BUY A NEW MAC
  24. 24. I WAS WORKING ON TWO BOOKS...1ST - COMPILATION OF THE CREATIVE TACTICS I DEVELOPED FOR MY COURSE IN VISUAL THINKING
  25. 25. SOMEHOW I GOT STUCK, BY FOCUSING TOO MUCH WRITING THE TEXT2ND - A SATYRICAL ROMANTIC MEMOIR
  26. 26. BUT WHAT REALLY INTERESTS ME ARE IMAGES! CREATING / DISTRIBUTING A MULTI-MEDIA BOOK WITH IBA SEEMED MUCH MORE MY STYLE
  27. 27. A little bit about WidgetsWIDGETSEASY MULTI MEDIA INTEGRATION
  28. 28. Simply drop photos in, afterclicking on “Gallery” widget.Give each a caption.
  29. 29. Drop a movie into the Mediawidget.Must be m4v. iPhone moviecan be converted byexporting from QuickTime.Using lots of video meansIBA books file size can beHUGE!
  30. 30. A simple way to posequestions, so the reader canbe sure they areunderstanding the keyprinciples.
  31. 31. Simply drop a Keynote intothe window that opens afteryou click on the Widget.
  32. 32. An idea for Interactive Images: Make amind map using MindNode, or draw one byhand. Zoom in on different parts byclicking on titles for each section.
  33. 33. An idea for Interactive Images: Make amind map using MindNode, or draw one byhand. Zoom in on different parts byclicking on titles for each section.
  34. 34. An idea for Interactive Images: Make amind map using MindNode, or draw one byhand. Zoom in on different parts byclicking on titles for each section.
  35. 35. GoogleSketchUpClick on box with Yellowarrow pointing down, thenexport as Colada file (.dae)
  36. 36. Your iBook ideas: What are you already working on? What sort of multi-touch book are you planning to create? Dream project: given vast amounts of time, and a budget to hire a graphic designer, a multi-media creator, a photographer, etc., what sort of book would you make with IBA?
  37. 37. >> brainstorm your ownIBA book ideas by filling inthe mind map shown inthe next slide...
  38. 38. mkieley@lmu.eduLearnVisualThinking.com

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