Posts Tagged ‘online publishing’

Digital Learning Paths

Tuesday, March 5th, 2013

Over the years, technology has played a key role in the education scenario and has changed the way students learn. From computers to eBooks, education has drastically advanced over the years. With the integration of current technologies into the curriculum, classrooms are becoming more technologically involved than ever before. The adoption of eBooks over traditional print books is growing consistently. Perhaps the greatest impact of eBooks is the change in perspective. And for some time now, eBooks have been presumed as the future of education. The reasons have always been pretty apparent - they are a lot easier to carry around and can be obtained immediately.

However, the introduction of enhanced eBooks has made the process of learning and knowledge sharing a more interactive and delightful experience. There has been a shift in the consumption patterns of the students and learning has taken a more personalized form. Learning Plans are the latest innovation in the field of personalized learning to provide both instructors and students with an engaging and adaptable digital platform for learning. It is intended to increase learning efficiency and teaching effectiveness.
Since inception, iPublishCentral has undergone frequent, scheduled upgrades and enhancements. As part of our continuous innovation we have introduced iPublishCentral 4.2 that has the ability to deliver the next generation of enhanced eBooks on the iPad. The enhanced eBooks will be integrated with robust Learning Paths to offer an enriched learning experience.


The enhanced eBooks will empower publishers to offer a great interactive learning experience to its readers as they can now access content from the eBooks and create their own Learning Paths at the same time using their iPad. Learning Paths (LP) refer to an effective learning methodology that is intended to equip students with an easy and convenient way to organize content from different sources and create a content sequence that makes learning while reading easy for them. For instance if a student is preparing for exams, it enables them to select the important topics from the eBook, take notes from a lecture and add it as part of the study material for next exam, it also enables students to ask the teacher to mark important topics and paragraphs for a specific exam/certification, they can also share such study material with their classmates and friends.
In a nutshell, Learning Paths provide highly interactive learning experience to the students. Being equipped with detailed features, it enables student to:

  • add a selection (of text) from a textbook, a topic, or a chapter itself to a LP
  • add media and ancillary from the book to a LP
  • add custom notes, images, video, web link to a LP
  • edit the order of contents inside a LP
  • add a Table of Content for a LP
  • share a LP with anyone


Well, the scope of Learning Paths is significant for publishers, authors as well as end users and it will be interesting to watch how it is adopted. The team at iPublishCentral is excited and geared up to help publishers incorporate this interesting emerging trend. We look forward to the changes this will unravel over the next few months.


Please email your thoughts and suggestions to info@ipublishcentral.com

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Find us on Twitter!

Monday, February 16th, 2009

Twitter

Are you following us on Twitter?

We are constantly updating you with the latest news from iPublishCentral at http://twitter.com/ipublishcentral. Our twitter account is where we tweet about all the new publishers and their new publications. We announce the books that they have, discuss them and look forward to your feedback and reviews.

We are also a part of the #booktrade, it is a directory for those in book trade and using twitter. http://www.highspotinc.com/blog/2008/12/a-directory-of-book-trade-people-on-twitter/

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iPublishCentral goes to London Online 2008

Monday, December 1st, 2008

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iPublishCentral will make an appearance at The Online Information Conference 2008,                    the world’s no. 1 conference for the information industry!

Attracting over 900 delegates from over 40 countries, the conference provides a forum dedicated to learning, debate, professional development, technology reviews and assessments, expert discussion as well as case-study presentations and the sharing of research results and opinion.

The conference, also popular as London Online among the publishing and information industry, is scheduled for December 2-4, at Olympia Grand Hall, Hammersmith, London.

iPublishCentral will be present along with Publishing Technology, our strategic partner for the UK region, at stand no. 620.   A dedicated demo station will be set up at the stand for a live demonstration of iPublishCentral.  Representatives from Impelsys and Publishing Technology will provide detailed information and insights about iPublishCentral and how it helps publishers Market, Distribute, and Deliver Content online, through a very easy self-serve model.

To set up a meeting with us here, please write to: marketing@ipublishcentral.com or register online.

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