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The Basics of Book Creator for the Web

How does the web based version of Book Creator work with Chrome Books?

The Basics

In the past I have completed several blogs about the Book Creator app.  However, about six months ago the developers created a web based version for Chrome.

Screenshot of Book Creator sign in: I am student or I am teacher buttons.

In the teacher account the following features exist:

YouTube Video Features of the Teacher Account can viewed at the link below:

In the student account, the following features exist:

YouTube Video Features of the Student Account can viewed at the link below:

Accessibility for People with Visual Impairments:

This is where we are going to need more experimentation (and more blogs).

I experimented using the the accessibility features on my Chrome Book. I was able to do the following:

Current Barriers for Web Version:

My Two Cents:

The web version of Book Creator is ideal for individuals with low vision who can use the embedded accessibility features on a computer or low vision software such as ZoomText. For students who require screen reading features, I would say the app version on iOS is a much better option. 

 

 

By Julie Johnson

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