Guidelines for Designing Electronic Books
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This paper presents the guidelines emerging from the EBONI (Electronic Books ON-screen Interface) Project’s evaluations of electronic textbooks , which describe how e-learning content can be made usable for the UK Higher Education community. The project’s on-screen design guidelines are described, including recommendations as to which features of the paper book metaphor should be retained, and how the electronic medium can best be exploited. Advice on hardware design is also provided. Finally, accessibility issues are examined and practical considerations for the creators of digital educational content are discussed.
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- Guidelines for Designing Electronic Books
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- Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries
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- 6th European Conference, ECDL 2002 Rome, Italy, September 16–18, 2002 Proceedings
- pp 47-60
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- Lecture Notes in Computer Science
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- Springer Berlin Heidelberg
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- Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
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- 4. Department of Information Engineering, University of Padua
- 5. Istituto di Scienza e Tecnologie dell’ Informazione (ISTI-CNR), Area della Ricerca CNR di Pisa
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- 6. Department of Computer and Information Sciences, University of Strathclyde, Strathclyde
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