Description : Although the digital revolution has made content available to more people than print books ever could, ebooks are still only as accessible as the foundation they’re built on—and all too often the foundation is weak. But that’s changing. With the introduction of EPUB 3, publishers now have the means to create a single rich data source for audiences of all reading abilities. Through practical tips and examples, Accessible EPUB 3 takes you inside the EPUB 3 format and explores how you can enrich and enhance content for all readers. Author Matt Garrish demystifies the process of making content easier to access, demonstrating how accessible practices are intertwined with standard content best practices. Among many techniques, this guide will teach you how to: Add structure and meaning to your publications to make them more usable by accessible technologies Tailor EPUB Navigation Documents for readers requiring either full or reduced navigation Create media overlays to synchronize human narration with text display Improve text-to-speech playback by adding SSML, PLS lexicons, and CSS3 Speech functionality
Description : Ready to take your ebooks to the next level with EPUB 3? This concise guide includes best practices and advice to help you navigate the format’s wide range of technologies and functionality. EPUB 3 is set to turn electronic publishing on its head with rich multimedia reading experiences and scripted interactivity, but this specification can be daunting to learn. This book provides you with a solid foundation. Written by people involved in the development of this specification, EPUB 3 Best Practices includes chapters that cover unique aspects of the EPUB publishing process, such as technology, content creation, and distribution. Get a comprehensive survey of accessible production features Learn new global language-support features, including right-to-left page progressions Embed content with EPUB 3’s new multimedia elements Make your content dynamic through scripting and interactive elements Work with publication and distribution metadata Create synchronized text and audio playback in reading systems Learn techniques for fixed and adaptive layouts
Description : Ce précis s'adresse aux élèves et aux étudiants qui ont besoin de références et de repères clairs et concis pour mieux connaître la civilisation des pays de langue anglaise. Ce livre présente les aspects institutionnels, sociaux et culturels principaux du Royaume-Uni et de l'Irlande, des États-Unis et de quelques pays du Commonwealth. Écrit en anglais, il sera tout particulièrement utile aux étudiants qui préparent un examen ou unconcours en leur permettant de resituer le contexte d'une oeuvre ou d'un article de presse dans la langue originale. Cet ouvrage comporte : Un résumé des faits et informations essentiels de différents points de civilisation des pays de la langue anglaise (histoire, géographie, institutions, société, mentalité, culture), Les principaux éléments pour être capable de restituer le contexte d'une oeuvre ou d'un article de presse, La présentation et la discussion autour de questions d'actualité souvent débattues (la monarchie au Royaume-Uni, le Patriot Act aux Etats-Unis, les politiques d'immigration et d'intégration, etc.), Mise à jour complète en fonction de l'actualité, Actualisation des données chiffrées, La traduction du vocabulaire au fur et à mesure du déroulement du texte afin d'améliorer ses connaissances lexicales, Une référence plébiscitée par les professeurs d'anglais. En outre, des références Internet permettent d'aller plus loin et les citations qui illustrent ou introduisent le propos sont autant de moyens d'enrichir une copie ou un oral. Cet ouvrage est disponible au format ePub 3 en téléchargement à lire en version électronique sur votre ordinateur, sur votre tablette ou sur votre smartphone.
Description : This book discusses the exciting new format that is set to unleash a content revolution in the publishing world. Laden with features the printed page could never offer--such as embedded multimedia and scripted interactivity--EPUB 3 will forever change what a book can be. This article walks you through the format and puts it in its place in the digital landscape, explaining why EPUB 3 is set to become the new global standard for ebooks as it also becomes the new accessible standard for ebooks.
Description : EPUB 3 TEMPLATE FOR AUTHORS is an ePub template which will speed up the writing process of any author in reflowable EPUB 3 format. It is made up of ten XHTML files (in Addition to the four basic files included in an ePub).
Description : From a tiny seed to a towering tree, plants reproduce and carry on generations in the most amazing ways. Learn the “how” and “why” about plant reproduction in this intriguing e-book. Filled with engaging diagrams and interesting facts, students will get an in-depth look at how plant reproduction works and why each plant is quite different. High-interest text and vibrant images and photographs fill the pages of this e-book to make learning about plant reproduction fun and interesting. A “Think Like a Scientist” lab activity that supports STEM instruction is included at the end of the book for students to use what they learned in the text and apply that knowledge to the activity. A helpful glossary, table of contents, and index are also included for additional support.
Description : Learn all about what it means to grow up! Every living thing grows up. Some things get bigger, some get faster, some get hairier, and more. Discover how various living things grow up with the help of easy-to-read text and vibrant images. This e-book also includes instructions for an engaging science activity and practice problems to further understanding. A helpful glossary and index are also included for additional support.
Description : Student Unit Guides are perfect for revision. Each guide is written by an examiner and explains the unit requirements, summarises the relevant unit content and includes a series of specimen questions and answers. There are three sections to each guide: Introduction - includes advice on how to use the guide, an explanation of the skills being tested by the assessment objectives, an outline of the unit or module and, depending on the unit, suggestions for how to revise effectively and prepare for the examination questions. Content Guidance - provides an examiner's overview of the module's key terms and concepts and identifies opportunities to exhibit the skills required by the unit. It is designed to help students to structure their revision and make them aware of the concepts they need to understand the exam and how they might analyse and evaluate topics. Question and Answers - sample questions and with graded answers which have been carefully written to reflect the style of the unit. All responses are accompanied by commentaries which highlight their respective strengths and weaknesses, giving students an insight into the mind of the examiner.