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Reading for All, Part 1: Getting to Know EPUB

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Tuesday, October 13, 2020

2:00PM – 3:00PM ET

Luis Pérez, AEM Center and Christine Jones, Benetech            

K-12 Educators and Administrators, AT Specialists and Users, Media and Curriculum Specialists, Families

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Would you like to make reading more available to all readers, regardless of their learning preferences? In part one of this three-part webinar series, you will get to know EPUB (aka “electronic publication”), a format for creating accessible, customizable, and adaptable publications and documents (from textbooks to student-created stories) that is quickly becoming the industry standard for digital publishing. This webinar will address basic questions about EPUB: what it is, how it benefits learners, and where you can find high-quality EPUB titles so you can begin exploring the personalized reading experience they provide. With this information as a foundation, you and your team will be ready to delve into the use and creation of EPUB in more detail in the remaining two webinars of the series. If you have a chance before the webinar, please review the introduction to Creating Accessible Publications with EPUB on the AEM Center website for helpful background information.

Recordings and other resources for the rest of the series are also now available: 

Webinar Recording

Digital Handout (MS Word)

Webinar Slides (MS PowerPoint)

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