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Development of A Multi-Platform (PC, iPad, Mobile) eBook Platform

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2011 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition


Vancouver, BC

Publication Date

June 26, 2011

Start Date

June 26, 2011

End Date

June 29, 2011



Conference Session

Curricular Issues in Computer-Oriented Programs

Tagged Division

Computing & Information Technology

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Page Numbers

22.476.1 - 22.476.8



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Carlos R. Morales Purdue University, West Lafayette

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Carlos R. Morales is an Associate Professor of Computer Graphics Technology at Purdue University.

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Title:Data-Driven Development of A Multi-Platform (PC,iPad, Mobile) eBook PlatformAbstractThis paper presents the development of an eBook publishing platform capable of delivering text,multimedia (video, 3D, audio), and assessments across a variety of platforms including PC, Mac, iPad,and Mobile phones (iPhone, Android, Symbian, Win Mobile 7, Java ME).The author presents the technology that was developed by a collaboration of faculty and an eBookpublisher to meet the unique requirements of publishing eBooks within the stringent requirements ofthe promotion & tenure process. Empirical data collected from 2004 to 2010 is used to support thedesign of the implemented features. The author also discusses the application of instructional designtheory to the design and development of multi-platform educational activities.

Morales, C. R. (2011, June), Development of A Multi-Platform (PC, iPad, Mobile) eBook Platform Paper presented at 2011 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Vancouver, BC. 10.18260/1-2--17757

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