Khan Academy and Pixar have launched Pixar in a Box, a new course meant to teach kids the practical uses for all the stuff they’re learning in school and the basics of working on creative projects.
Fancy headsets can cost between $200 and $500. But if you have a smartphone, some extra time and an empty pizza box, you can make your own.
We asked some of the world’s top design schools to share their favorite books. Here’s what they recommend for your summer reading list.
Visual Notes for Architects and Designers (Norman Crowe and Paul Laseau)
Learn how sketching like an architect can sharpen your thinking (and make for some awesome Moleskines).
The Design of Everyday Things (Don Norman)
An industry classic explaining how to design products for real human use.
There’s a growing interest in creating interactive digital books for learning. The challenge is that there are several publication formats and many different vendor applications to use to build an interactive book. Knowing which format and/or tool to use, when to use it, and what’s involved in creating your content in the format provided by the vendor can seem overwhelming.
In this hands-on session participants will learn the process for building eBooks using iBooks Author. You will explore the authoring environment and discuss the processes that are involved in building an eBook. You will discuss and apply the pluses and minuses of each file format using iBooks Author. You will leave this session with an understanding of the latest tools, gain an understanding of what each format offers, and discover how you can take advantage of it in your organization.