Creating eBooks with InDesign, this a short course how to learn and produce epub documents for viewing in iPads
AdobeInDesign, Creating eBooks for distribution
Audience: Media Teachers
After the lessons, media teacherswillbeabletocreateeBooks for distribution to iPads, andbe able to introduce their lessonstostudents
Teachers will be able to learn basic
functions in InDesign
Show theworkspace of
InDesign andfocuse onthepartsthattheywill be using
for creating InDesign document for epub
be able askquestionsastheyhavetime.
I will ask for feedback on their understanding
I will start InDesign
I will create a new document
I will create it 768 x 1024 and
save it as epub preset, orientation standing
I will add some pages from windows / pages
I will place some text from a word.doc,
using file / place
I will scroll through the text
I will place some pictures file / place
I will save the document
I will show the document
I will show the export functions
I will show how to export to epub
I will go through the menues for epub
export, general / image / contents
I will save and export the epub file.
Then I will open iTunes
Add the epub file in iTunes
Connect the iPad to the
Start and sync the units
Open iBooks on the iPad
Search for the epub file
Wiew the file
The teachers will
be given a printed step by step instruction of how to set up and create a new
document n InDesign. All the steps that are needed will be covered.
to create their own
If theywantto,they can work in groups and
I will bewalking
around the classroom assisting asneededand offering feedback
During independent practice I will
walk around in the classroom and observe the
students work and see the learners outcomes.
Teacherss will be able to use the skills they have
learned and create their own documents and save them on the harddrive.
I will walk around in the classroom
encase participants has any questions and answer them. I will also help with
I will ask questions to see if learning has taken place.
Get feedback from the
use this with students
and have them to produce their own e-pub documents?
thanks for the resource
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