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Foundations of Layout and Composition

Learn the foundations: Layout and composition

Foundations of Typography

Let typography bring power and impact to your designs

Foundations of Color

Use color for effective designs that tell a story

Foundations of Logo Design

Get insights on logo design from Von Glitschka

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  • view course page for Universal Principles of Design

    A weekly series exploring over 50 core design concepts, from the 80/20 rule to storytelling, all based on Will Lidwell's landmark design books, Universal Principles of Design.

    45m 15s
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  • view course page for iBooks Author for Teachers: Creating a Math Lesson

    Learn how to create a full-length, interactive math lesson with a glossary, equations, illustrative charts and graphs, and a section that tests your students on what they've learned.

    54m 22s
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for iBooks Author for Teachers: Creating a Lab Manual

    Learn how to create a lab manual for your students with iBooks Author.

    44m 46s
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  • view course page for iBooks Author for Teachers: Fundamentals

    Leverage the templates and intuitive toolset in iBooks Author to create custom course material.

    2h 37m
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  • view course page for iBooks Author Essential Training

    Demonstrates how to use the Apple iBooks Author application to create and publish your own iBook, without extensive design or publishing experience.

    6h 3m
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  • view course page for Up and Running with iBooks Author

    Discover how to create your own ebook and add text, images, galleries, audio, video, and more.

    1h 58m
    Beginner
     
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