In this course, author and educator Chris Mattia demonstrates how to use the Apple iBooks Author application to create and publish your own ebook, without extensive design or publishing experience.
Follow along with Chris as he assembles, refines, and publishes a dynamic and engaging ebook for distribution on the iPad using the iBooks app. The course demonstrates the process of adding all of the components of a dynamic ebook, including engaging text, images, audio, video, 3D models, and dynamic web content. It also shows how to customize the iBooks Author interface and leverage built-in templates to produce a beautifully designed and polished ebook. The course wraps up with a review of the iBookstore publishing process.
Installing iBooks Author
Creating a book cover
Creating pages, chapters, and sections
Adding visual interest
Creating a table of contents and a glossary
Working with templates and placeholders
Importing text from Pages or Microsoft Word
Adding objects such as titles, labels, and captions
Adding tables and charts
Working with widgets such as movies, 3D objects, and interactive images
Creating review sections with multiple choice and matching questions
Exporting a book as an iBook, PDF, or text document
Publishing to the iBookstore