Compared to traditional printed materials, digital books are more favorable to English learners as listed below.
- They can be designed to match the specific needs of students.
- They are easily changed and adapted for other groups of learners.
- They can include unexpected effects to enhance students’ understanding.
- They can be conducive to both collaborative and independent learning.
- They can contribute to a more active and engaging learning experience.
- They are more cost effective, durable and reusable resources.
Here are more details about why use an eBook, what makes a good eBook and how to create an eBook by using PowerPoint.
Check out e-books made with PowerPoint for a few examples.
Alternatively, you can learn about how to turn a PowerPoint into an E-book by watching the following video tutorial (5 Minutes).
This is an extended 11 minute tutorial that gives you more details about how to format background and how to save a template for later use.
If you want to learn more about making an eBook, check out Make Your First E-book – PowerPoint (Advanced). If you do not, try the tools listed below for your eBook authoring.
Desktop PC/Mac Software:
- Story Jumper http://www.storyjumper.com/
- Storybird http://storybird.com/
- Slides https://www.google.com/slides/about/
- iBooks Author (Mac OS Only) (tutorial)
- Adobe Acrobat (PDF)
- How to add sound to a PDF (tutorial)
- Adobe Voice
- How to create stories with Adobe Voice (tutorial)
- Spark https://spark.adobe.com
- Book Creator http://bookcreator.com/ipad/
- Explain Everything https://explaineverything.com/
Do you know other useful tools in making an eBook? If you do, you are encouraged to share with us in the blog.