Tag Archives: iBooks Author

Apple is Playing the Long Game with iBooks 2 and iTunesU App

When Apple made the iBooks Author / iBooks2 / iTunesU app announcement on January 19th, there were many arguments for and against their implied educational market strategy. In the educational technology community, two of the most intense arguments why Apple’s … Continue reading

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Apple and Textbooks, Part 2: Is There a Class In This Text?

When Apple announced both the release of their iBooks 2 and upgrades to iTunes University, I was curious to see what kind of integration they had between the two. If you do a web search on the subject, you will … Continue reading

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Apple and Textbooks, Part 1: The War on Paper

Unsurprisingly, there has been a lot of good coverage of the Apple announcements already. I’m partial to Phil Hill’s pre- and post-announcement write-ups here at e-LiterateĀ as well as Audrey Watters’ analysis at Hack Education. Nevertheless, I do think there are … Continue reading

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