Joe Dale delivers Book Creator masterclass

Dan KempEducation, ProTips

This is the perfect place to start if you’re a teacher and new to Book Creator.

Joe DaleJoe Dale is an Independent modern foreign languages and technology consultant, with 13 years teaching experience. Joe is also a Book Creator Ambassador.

He was invited to present via live webinar by Nellie Deutsch, on behalf of YTLSIG IATEFL (the Young Teachers and Leaners Special Interest Group of the International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language). As the subject was ‘Producing and sharing personalised multimedia ebooks’, Joe decided to focus on Book Creator.

Below is a bullet point summary of what Joe talked about, with links to relevant support articles and blog posts – ideal for any teachers looking for an introduction to using Book Creator, and ideas for classroom use.

Watch the webinar by pressing play above, or view it on YouTube.

Introduction

Joe Dale making his ebook

Making a book

Joe previewing comic books in Book Creator

Comic books

  • Joe gave a brief teaser of Book Creator 4.0 – the next version of Book Creator that Joe (as a Book Creator Ambassador) has been helping with through beta testing, which will add comic book styles and templates to the mix.

Adding video, audio and App Smashing

Adding shapes and the pen tool

  • How to add shapes to your book, including speech bubbles.
  • Overlaying invisible hotspots onto speech bubbles so you can press on them to hear what’s said.
  • Drawing and annotating your book with the pen tool.
Joe demonstrating audio hotspots

Reading and sharing your book

Dan Kemp is Red Jumper’s Community Manager. He spends his time spreading the word about Book Creator and supporting people who use it.

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