Course Outlines

Click on the tabs below
to view the software programs that we
provide training for.
Graphics & Photos
Web Layout

Adobe Dreamweaver

Adobe Muse

Adobe Animate


Adobe Digital Publishing Suite (DPS) with InDesign

Apple iBooks Author

ePubs with InDesign

Interactive PDFs


If desired, IDEAS can modify any on-site class, custom classroom and on-line training, or one-on-one instruction. Feel free to mix-and-match topics from different level outlines if it meets your needs better—or even mix-and-match different programs. (Custom training is restricted to a single company.)

Apple iBooks Author

  1. Starting out
  2. Choosing a template
  3. Understanding the interface
    1. Modifying the toolbar
    2. Multiple Inspector panels
  4. Adding text to an existing template
  5. Using writing tools
  6. Modifying and creating paragraph and character styles
  7. Adding images to an existing template
    1. Via iPhoto
    2. Via desktop
    3. Graphic sizes for static and interactive images
  8. Modifying Layouts (master pages)
    1. Inserting editable placeholders
  9. Working with Tables and Charts
  10. Working with Shapes
  11. Working with video and audio
    1. Media formats
  12. Working with 3D images
  13. Creating and working with Widgets
  14. Preview on iPad
  15. Export
    1. To iBook
    2. To PDF
  16. Disbribution
    1. iBook file
    2. Publishing to iBookstore
    3. Sample Chapter requirements