This playlist walks through a series of videos from basic navigation of iBooks Author to the final publishing process, you can create your very own iBook.
Each of the videos is posted below with a basic description to assist you as you begin your own. If you have any questions or want to collaborate with other educators on their journey, click on the link below and head to our iBook Wikispace.
As with any new software program, you will first need to get acquainted with the workspace and the different toolbars. Apple has made the user interface very easy to use. By following the steps outlined in this video you will soon be on your way to creating your very own iBook.
This video introduces some of the initial setup features that one must author to give their book a unique and elegant look. It covers some basic adaptions that can be made in the project browser to give your book a distinctive look.
Adding content is easy with iBooks Author. There are widget placeholders that can be used, however, it can be as easy and dragging and dropping the media, word document or presentation you want to include.
Perhaps one of the most innovative widgets available, this widget give you the ability to embed 3D images into your iBook. The easiest way to add these images is to download Google sketch up and export your own collada files (.dae).
When you are ready to share your iBook there are a number of different ways you can view, save, print and export your book. If you are looking at sharing the raw .iba file so that others can edit it just save a version and make their own edits.