EVALUATING EBOOK DESIGNS

By Begoña Aragón

Picture from pics4learning by Jim Wenzloff

EBOOK Nº1: JOURNEY TO STUDENT BLOGGING


Here you can find the ebook: http://slipp.it/toadie1951/91617-journey-to-student-blogging?tkn=bbd96f8d446645a79990f68769da4433

GOOD POINTS :)


  • It has a license which allow us to know how his/her work can be used.
  • It has an index and an useful introduction.
  • It is well structured and the content is concise and interesting.
  • The chapter is well developed and it includes videos, links, references of it and it has colours to clarify the explanation.                                 


BAD POINTS :(

  • It is not adapted to disabled people.
  • Only the first chapter is developed.
  • It is does not look appealing.

EBOOK Nº2: FUN CLASSES FOR DEVELOPING SPEAKING SKILLS

Here you can find the ebook: https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B4Dh6bWt1ivjQ19DTi1IQTdBeG8/edit

GOOD POINTS :)


  • It has a license (Creative Commons).

  • It could be useful because it contains activities for teachers very well explained (time, topic, type and structure).
  • It has an useful index and it is clearly structured.
  • It includes videos, links and audios.

BAD POINTS :(

  • It is not attractive in terms of presentation.
  • It is long and lack of originality.
  • It is not adapted to everybody.

EBOOK Nº3: HOW TO CHOOSE A MUSICAL INSTRUMENT?

Here you can find the ebook: http://musicadventuresmaya.weebly.com/-about-the-b...

GOOD POINTS :)

  • It has a license.
  • It is an interesting way to learn about musical instruments through a character called Maya.
  • It is colourful and appealing.
  • It has a tablet of content and an introduction.
  • It is well structured and the content is well developed.
  • It has images, comic, videos and links which makes it engaging.


BAD POINTS :(

  • It is not accesible for eveybody.
  • Some parts of the chapter are not developed.

CONCLUSIONS

After having evaluated different ebooks, we can understand better how a good ebook is and create ours as well as possible.  

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