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dc.contributor.authorKaiser, LJen_NZ
dc.date.accessioned2015-09-16T23:51:40Z
dc.date.available2015-09-16T23:51:40Z
dc.date.copyright2015en_NZ
dc.identifier.citationThe International Journal of the Book Volume 12, Issue 3-4, 2015, www.booksandpublishing.com, ISSN 1447-9516en_NZ
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10292/9070
dc.description.abstractOur relationship to books is mutating dramatically, not just for readers and writers, but also for those who design and create books. This research explores how multimodal books might be used to integrate old and new technologies to retain the prized aspects of printed hand-bound books and complement the enhanced communication potential of eBooks. Combinatorial and transformational approaches to learning, teaching, creating and making were implemented in the first year of the Bachelor of Design (Graphics) degree at AUT University. Emerging theoretical contexts informed research into current issues, theory and formats, and students presented their findings as well-designed books that included both a print and an interactive PDF or EPUB formatted for iPads. Ways in which the traditional book might retain ‘value’ are explored – pop-up books, for example, are discovered to have shape-shifted spontaneously to digital forms as technologies change, enhancing rather than replacing the analog-interactive versions, and multimodal approaches are shown to effectively preserve, renew, and re-invent the book as it morphs into the future. See: http://lesleykaiser.wordpress.com. Keywords: Multimodal, Book Arts, Tertiary Graphic Design, Bookbinding, Pop-Up Books, iPads, eBooks, Teachingen_NZ
dc.publisherCommon Ground
dc.relation.urihttp://ijb.cgpublisher.com/product/pub.27/prod.565
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dc.subjectMultimodal; Book arts; Tertiary graphic design; Bookbinding; Pop-up books; iPads; eBooks; Teaching
dc.titleMultimodal books in a tertiary context: bridging the gap between traditional book arts and new technologiesen_NZ
dc.typeJournal Article
dc.rights.accessrightsOpenAccessen_NZ
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