Creating Digital Content

July 25-26, 2013


Instructor

Greg Kulowiec: 

greg@edtechteacher.org 

@gregkulowiec 

The History 2.0 Classroom

End of Workshop List:

Agenda

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App List:

Resources:

EdTechTeacher iPad Philosophy / Perspective

iPad / App Fluency

iPad Basics Video Tutorial: https://vimeo.com/45147510

App Linking / App Fluency: Defining the Concept

4 Phases of iPad Use in the Classroom

Day 1

Reading on the iPad - PDF vs. ePub vs. iBook

Distributing Digital Content

Storage / Distribution Platforms

Process:

Reading Digital Content

PDFs - Creating & Annotating

Creating PDF Documents on the iPad

Creating PDF Documents on a Computer

Merging PDF Documents

Annotating PDF Document on the iPad

PDF Group Challenge:

PDF Challenge:

ePubs - Finding, Creating & Annotating

Finding ePub Documents:

Creating ePubs on the iPad

Creating ePub Documents on a Computer

Creating an eBook from Pages (Mac)

Group ePub Challenge:

ePub Challenge:

Collaborative Reading on an iPad: Subtext (PDF or ePub)

Creating Multimedia Digital Content ON / FOR an iPad:

Explain Everything

Alternative Uses for Explain Everything

Explain Everything & Book Creator

Day 2

Goal:

Download Schoology: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/schoology/id411766326?mt=8

Simulation with Schoology: 9XZSP-33KDJ

Schoology Support Page: https://www.schoology.com/contact.php

Paperless Resources

Book Creator:

iMovie

Audio Creation

iBooks - Creating & Annotating

iBooks Author

Class Widgets - Additional third party widgets for iBooksAuthor

iBooks Author Challenges

Create content on an iPad to then insert into an iBook

Augmented Reality

Pushing Class Content & Controlling Student iPads

Distribution - Cloud Storage Distribution

Distribution with Apple iBookstore

End of Workshop Survey & News

Save the Date!


App List:

  1. GoodNotes (free version)
  2. BookCreator ($4.99)
  3. iBooks (free)
  4. Notability ($1.99)
  5. SubText (free)
  6. Evernote (free)
  7. Skitch (free)
  8. Penultimate (free)
  9. DropBox (free)
  10. Box (free)
  11. Explain Everything ($2.99)
  12. iMovie ($4.99)
  13. SoundCloud (free
  14. IdeaSketch (free)
  15. Inspiration Lite (free)
  16. iMotionHD (free)
  17. Google Drive (free)
  18. Spreaker DJ (free)

Resources:

EdTechTeacher iPad Philosophy / Perspective

iPad / App Fluency

  1. Consume Information: image, screenshot, file, web

  1. Curate Information: Evernote, iBooks, Dropbox, Drive, Diigo

  1. Create: Explain Everything, iMovie, Creative Book Builder...

  1. Connect: Google Drive, Blogging Apps, Dropbox, Schoology

Day 1

Introductions -

Reading on the iPad - PDF vs. ePub vs. iBook

Distributing Digital Content


Storage / Distribution Platforms

Process:

  1. Create / Find content on a computer
  2. Upload content to cloud storage platform
  3. Share Folder / File with students OR
  4. Share public link to Folder / File

Reading Digital Content

PDF vs ePub vs iBook

Example of Three File Types: Why Go 1:1 iPad Blog Post: tinyurl.com/ipad3files

 

PDFs - Creating & Annotating

Creating PDF Documents on the iPad

Creating PDF Documents on a Computer

Merging PDF Documents

Annotating PDF Document on the iPad

PDF Group Challenge:

  1. Search “Emancipation Proclamation PDF” in Google
  2. Open in a PDF annotation app
  3. Highlight / Underline / Insert Text / Insert blank pages & write

PDF Challenge:

  1. Create a customized PDF document for your course (or use an existing PDF)
  2. Distribute / Push the PDF to your iPad
  3. Open in a PDF annotation app

ePubs - Finding, Creating & Annotating

Finding ePub Documents:

Creating ePubs on the iPad

Creating ePub Documents on a Computer

Creating an eBook from Pages (Mac)

Group ePub Challenge:

  1. Go to www.gutenberg.com
  2. Search “Art of War”
  3. Download the ePub version
  4. Open in iBooks & annotate while reading

ePub Challenge:

  1. Create an ePub file (web conversion / file conversion / Pages Template)
  2. Distribute / Push the file to your iPad
  3. Annotate / Close Read in iBooks

Readlists ePub Challenge:

  1. Create a Readlist of 3 or 4 web based articles
  2. Curate the articles on www.readlists.com
  3. Distribute the ePub Readlist to your iPad

Collaborative Reading on an iPad: Subtext (PDF or ePub)

Subtext Help Document (PDF)

Subtext User Guide (PDF)

Subtext Help Page

Readlists & Subtext (blog post)

Subtext Challenge:

  1. Log into Subtext with an existing Google account
  2. Join our demo group ( iPad CDC Group Code: DPOSXUCX )
  3. Add the course material to your shelf & read collaboratively.

Creating Multimedia Digital Content ON / FOR an iPad:

Explain Everything

Alternative Uses for Explain Everything

Explain Everything & Book Creator

Day 2

Going Paperless: Workshop Simulation

Goal:

  1. Integrate digital resources: PDF, ePub, Video
  2. Simulate a classroom workflow with iPads

Download Schoology: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/schoology/id411766326?mt=8

Simulation with Schoology: 9XZSP-33KDJ

Schoology Support Page: https://www.schoology.com/contact.php

Paperless Resources

Creating Digital Content on an iPad:

iMovie

Book Creator:

Audio Creation

SoundCloud (App or Web based)

SpreakerDJ

GarageBand

iBooks - Creating & Annotating

iBooks Author

Class Widgets - Additional third party widgets for iBooksAuthor

iBooks Author Challenges

Create content on an iPad to then insert into an iBook

 

Augmented Reality

Layar - turn any paper based document into an augmented reality document that can be decoded with an iPad

Aurasma - turn any real world object into a trigger that generates an augmented reality experience

Pushing Class Content & Controlling Student iPads

 

Distribution - Cloud Storage Distribution

If you are going to distribute course content, you can upload and self-publish.

Distribute: PDF / ePub / iBook

Distribution with Apple iBookstore

UPDATE - iTunesU is now open to all teachers without institutional approval or affiliation.

End of Workshop Survey & News

Please complete this survey before you leave! In the survey confirmation, you will receive a link to download a certificate of participation.

Save the Date!

November 13-15, 2013: Leading Change in Changing Times: EdTechTeacher iPad Summit USA

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