Next iBooks Author Webinar

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FREE iBooks Author Webinar

Date to be announced! We’re re-running, by popular demand, the first iBooks Author webinar – “iBooks Author – The Future of Learning” where iBooks Author expert Elaine Giles will show you how to build an interactive book using iBooks Author. Elaine has been creating training materials for over 20 years and she has also, within days of the iBooks Author software being released, created an iBook that showcases all of the features of the application.

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iBooks Author Webinar Recordings

Did you miss the webinar? Do you need to get up to speed with iBooks Author? The MacBites Learning iBooks Author video collection contains recordings of our iBooks Author webinars.

iBooks Author Training Video

iBooks Author – The Future of Learning

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On 8th March 2012, Elaine Giles delivered a webinar “iBooks Author – The Future of Learning” in which she demonstrated how to build an interactive book using iBooks Author. As an experienced IT Training Consultant, Elaine has been creating training materials for over 20 years and as soon as the software was released by Apple, she set herself a task of building an interactive book that showcased all the features of iBooks Author. The book, which is almost 100 pages, was used as a case study during the webinar and is also available as a free download.

The webinar was over 1 hour and 45 minutes in duration (including almost 25 minutes of Q&As) and covered the following topics

  • Slide introduction
  • Demo of MacBites iBook in iBooks Author
  • Demo of MacBites iBook on an iPad
  • Getting started
  • Creating a Section
  • Adding an audio file
  • Adding a Keynote presentation
  • Adding a video
  • Adding an interactive image
  • Adding a review (quiz)
  • Working with templates
  • Previewing on an iPad

iBooks Author Training Video

Creating iBooks Author Templates

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On 29th March 2012, Elaine Giles delivered a webinar “Creating iBooks Author Templates” in which she demonstrated how to customize the included templates and build your own templates from scratch using iBooks Author. As an experienced IT Training Consultant, Elaine has been creating training materials for over 20 years and as soon as the software was released by Apple, she set herself a task of building an interactive book that showcased all the features of iBooks Author. The book, which is almost 100 pages, was used as a case study during the webinar and is also available as a free download.

The webinar lasted 1 hour and 17 minutes in duration (plus 21 minutes of Q&As) and covered the following topics

  • Template theory
  • Templates included with iBooks Author
  • Third Party Templates
  • Custom built Templates
  • Working with Cover Pages
  • Working with Intro Media
  • Working with layouts
  • Changing page backgrounds
  • Creating new page types
  • Making Template elements editable
  • Saving a file as a Template
  • Making a new file based on a custom Template
  • Sharing a Template

iBooks Author Training Video

Creating Interactive Content for iBooks Author

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On 19th April 2012, Elaine Giles delivered a webinar Creating Interactive Content for iBooks Author in which she demonstrated how to create interactive elements that can be incorporated in to any iBook you create. The range of content was amazing, as demonstrated by the list of areas covered. As an experienced IT Training Consultant, Elaine has been creating training materials for over 20 years and as soon as the software was released by Apple, she set herself a task of building an interactive book that showcased all the features of iBooks Author. The book, which is almost 100 pages, was used as a case study during the webinar and is also available as a free download.

The webinar lasted 1 hour and 12 minutes in duration (plus 22 minutes of Q&As) and covered the following topics

  • Adding 3D Content
  • Sourcing 3D Content
  • Adding a Photo Gallery
  • Adding a Google Map
  • Adding an Interactive Map
  • Adding an Interactive Adventure with Keynote
  • Adding a Twitter Feed
  • Adding a Streaming Video
  • Creating a Dashcode Widget
  • Adding an Interactive Puzzle

iBooks Author Training Video

Creating Photobooks in iBooks Author

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On 3rd May 2012, Elaine Giles delivered a webinar Creating Photobooks in iBooks Author in which she demonstrated features useful in the creation of Photobooks in iBooks Author. As an experienced IT Training Consultant, Elaine has been creating training materials for over 20 years and as soon as the software was released by Apple, she set herself a task of building an interactive book that showcased all the features of iBooks Author. The book, which is almost 100 pages, was used as a case study during the webinar and is also available as a free download.

The webinar lasted 1 hour and 14 minutes in duration (plus 18 minutes of Q&As) and covered the following topics

  • Managing Text Flow
  • Designing for Photos
  • Page Backgrounds
  • Gradient Backgrounds
  • ColorSchemer Studio for Colour Management
  • Advanced Image Framing
  • Using Images as Backgrounds
  • Creating a Reusable Layout
  • Styles
  • Creating a Double Page Spread
  • Creating Striking Images – Instant App
  • Exporting Your Photobook
  • Additional Templates

iBooks Author Training Video

Create an Interactive Adventure in Keynote

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On 10th May 2012, Elaine Giles delivered a webinar Create an Interactive Adventure in Keynote in which she demonstrated how to create interactive presentations that can be incorporated in to any iBook you create. Elaine demonstrated how to create iBooks Author Zoo a fully immersive and embeddable presentation and followed this by creating a 3D Timeline in Keynote.

The webinar lasted 1 hour and 4 minutes in duration (plus 15 minutes of Q&As) and covered the following topics:

  • Basic Hyperlink Navigation
  • Advanced Hyperlink Navigation
  • Controlling Presentation Navigation
  • Previewing the Embedded Presentation
  • Proof Copies v. Exported iBooks
  • Creating a 3D Timeline
  • Exporting a 3D Timeline
  • Adding a 3D Timeline to iBooks Author
  • Previewing a 3D Timeline on an iPad

iBooks Author Training Video

Create HTML5 with Hype

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On 17th May 2012, Elaine Giles delivered a webinar Create HTML5 with Hype in which she demonstrated the creation of several HTML5 applications using Hype from Tumult. The webinar, which lasted 1 hour and 17 minutes (plus 25 minutes of Q&A’s) covered the following topics:

  • Introduction to the Hype Interface
  • Creating Basic Animation in Hype
  • Working with Shapes
  • Working with Text
  • Working with Images
  • Creating an Animated Advert
  • Previewing in a Browser
  • Creating a Photo Album
  • Adding Conditional Logic
  • Working with Video
  • Creating a Video Jukebox
  • Creating an iBooks Author Widget
  • Previewing on an iPad

iBooks Author Training Video

Working with Data in iBooks Author

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On 24th May 2012, Elaine Giles delivered a webinar Working with Data in iBooks Author in which she demonstrated how to create stunning tables, charts, graphs and timelines that can be incorporated in to any iBook you create.

The webinar lasted 1 hour and 12 minutes in duration (plus 11 minutes of Q&As) and covered the following topics:

  • Basic Tables
  • Advanced Tables
  • Keynote Tables
  • Numbers Tables
  • Basic Charts
  • Linking to Numbers Charts
  • OmniGraphSketcher
  • Interactive Images
  • Displaying Data in Timelines
  • Previewing Data on an iPad

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