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iBooks Author : Introduction

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One Day Course

Classroom Based


This course will teach you everything you need to know to publish interactive iBooks. All you need is an idea, a Mac – and this course. You will learn how to design and create your own iBook including interactive photo galleries, movies, slideshows, 3D objects and more. You will preview your iBook on an iPad and – in a few steps – you are a published author.

This course is the most effective way to get up and running using iBooks Author.
You do not need any previous iBooks or desktop publishing experience.

Private Courses

One to one tuition or a private group with just your colleagues. Your choice of duration, content and location. We can train at one of our centres or onsite with you wherever you are located.

We offer a free consultation service to help work out every detail and build the perfect course for you.

From £499 + VAT per day

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Course Outline

  • Introduction
    • The iBooks Interface
    • The structure of an iBook

    Setting up your book
    • Creating your first iBook
    • Setting book and page properties
    • Using templates and layouts
    • Modifying templates and layouts

    Creating pages
    • Inputting text
    • Adding images
    • Formatting your content
    • Importing from MS Word/Pages

    Designing page layouts
    • Writing tools in iBooks Author
    • Managing styles
    • Updating text fields
    • Tables and charts

  • Adding multimedia elements
    • Adding video and audio
    • Adding a Keynote presentation
    • Adding 3D objects
    • Adding HTML content

    Adding interactive elements
    • Adding an interactive image
    • Creating review quizzes

    • Previewing your iBook on an iPad
    • Publishing to the iBookstore
    • Exporting your book
    • Printing your book

    Questions and answers
Experience + Flexibility

We know training inside out. We can advise you on all the options to make sure you get the best possible course.

Tell us you need to cancel more than 7 days before your course and there's no charge. Great for your peace of mind.

Our trainers bring their years of industry experience into the classroom. You'll leave confident and prepared.

The smallest class size in the industry. More one on one time with the trainer and a less intimidating group size.

Tell us which you use and it'll be booted up and waiting with the latest software when you arrive.

We provide a lovely onsite lunch so you can relax. We can cater for any dietary requirement with no fuss.

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  Client Ratings

Attendees surveyed20709
  Trainer Knowledge9.8 / 10
  Trainer Materials9.6 / 10
  Trainer Preparation9.8 / 10
  Overall Trainer Score9.7 / 10
  Centre Lunch9.6 / 10
  Centre Staff9.9 / 10
  Overall Centre Score9.7 / 10
  Overall Experience9.6 / 10
  % Who Would Recommend Us99.7%

  Recent Feedback

" Very friendly relaxed day but learnt so much, the venue and the food were excellent, cant wait to get back and have a play. Thank you so much Emma"

"Friendliness, Emma's knowledge and her willingness to research specific questions I had. Course was tailored for me. Great fun, many thanks"