The key points:
- New eBook authoring software
- Publishing to iTunes Bookstore is as easy as clicking a button
- Apple has signed on a bunch of high-school textbook publishers already
There’s plenty of commentary about this event around the web. Will this have any impact on you? Do you have any experience to contrast the USA vs Australian education systems?
I read Apple’s presentation as a case of: “help! we’re running out of smart people to staff the corridors at Apple. Please help us better educate our students!”
[Ed – to localise this can we discuss what ACT schools could and should be doing?]