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Up and Running with iBooks Author
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Up and Running with iBooks Author

with Joseph Linaschke

Video: Welcome

(music playing) Hi, I'm Joseph Linaschke. Photographic storyteller and travel writer, educator and the aperture expert. I travel the world for my clients shooting everything from portraits to concerts, weddings to lifestyle, and commercial to corporate. I teach photography workshops, and also work with schools around the globe helping them to integrate photography into their curriculum and teaching how to use the camera as a learning tool. I also run the website, apertureexpert.com, helping users worldwide get the most from Apple's Aperture software. iBooks author, is a powerful page layout application, that allows you to integrate text, photos, slideshows, video, audio, and even quizzes into your iBook.

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Up and Running with iBooks Author
1h 58m Beginner Jul 31, 2012

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iBooks Author is a powerful page-layout application that allows you to integrate text, photos, slideshows, video, audio, and even quizzes into your books. In this course Joseph Linaschke shows you around, starting with basics like adding photos and video, flowing text around objects, inserting new chapters, and previewing your creation on an iPad. Then you'll learn how to customize layouts, use master objects, add slideshows and quizzes, and more. Whatever your project, from a textbook to a family album, this workshop will help you make the most of what iBooks Author has to offer.

Topics include:
  • Your first ebook in just four minutes
  • Creating covers and introductions
  • Importing and formatting text
  • Adding and adjusting images
  • Creating custom layouts
  • Inserting tables, charts, and galleries
  • Adding audio and video
  • Creating a table of contents or glossary
  • Previewing and publishing your iBook
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Elearning Design Digital Publishing Ebooks video2brain Teacher Tools Education
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Joseph Linaschke

Welcome

(music playing) Hi, I'm Joseph Linaschke. Photographic storyteller and travel writer, educator and the aperture expert. I travel the world for my clients shooting everything from portraits to concerts, weddings to lifestyle, and commercial to corporate. I teach photography workshops, and also work with schools around the globe helping them to integrate photography into their curriculum and teaching how to use the camera as a learning tool. I also run the website, apertureexpert.com, helping users worldwide get the most from Apple's Aperture software. iBooks author, is a powerful page layout application, that allows you to integrate text, photos, slideshows, video, audio, and even quizzes into your iBook.

Whether you're writing an educational textbook for scchools, a modern software training manual, a phototravel storybook like we are in this video course, or even just making the most incredible family photo album you've ever seen. iBooks Author can do it all. Of course, an application this powerful, has a ton of advanced features, and knowing how to use them, before you tackle your first big project, can make a huge difference to your iBooks experience. Join me, as we cover basics, like adding photos and video, flowing text around objects, inserting chapters, and even previewing your creation on an iPad. Then we'll dive into more complex tasks like customizing layouts and understanding master objects, adding slideshows and quizzes and so much more.

This course is broken into a series of bite sized segments so you can easily repeat a lesson or jump around however you like. Whether you're working on your first or your tenth iBook, whenever you have a question about a specific feature, you can come back and watch just that video at any time. Let's get started with a basic workflow overview.

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