MacReach Show #37: The Truth About Apple's Digital Textbooks
1. Mac News
Topic: What we missed in Apple’s last announcement!
- Publishing to iTunes!
- iBooks VPP!!!
2. Mac in Education
Topic: Digital Textbooks: Bad or Good?
Resources discussed and shared in the podcast:
MacBreak Weekly Episode 283:
Using iBooks for syllabuses and teacher-created materials:
E-Book publishing for the masses:
Replacing other educational experiences:
Size of Files:
Apple’s License Agreement
"Links have changed the way knowledge is presented; it's no longer linear. It's sometimes disrupted, scattered, and related to multimedia."
Apple Distinguished Educators on iTunesU
Learning Snapshots on iTunesU
3. App of the Week: iBooks (free)
Can we brainstorm 9 different ways to use the iBooks app with students in the classroom?
4. “Macs for All” - Quick Mac/iOS Tips & Tricks
Keyboard Shortcuts for long emails! (In your iPod, iPhone, or iPad Settings- General- Keyboard Shortcuts)
Use a cork to replace a missing bluetooth keyboard battery cover!