Reading Between the Lines Institutions are changing the way they think about content creation and how content is used within a course. To that end, course design is becoming a collaborative effort on the part of faculty, instructional designers, librarians, and learning analytics experts. Our member schools have individually invested countless hours and hundreds of thousands of dollars in improving this process and its outcomes.
This is an exciting period for content authoring and publishing in higher education. A paradigm is emerging of tools, standards, practices, and processes that promise to accelerate and enrich the impactful learning experiences designed and delivered by our institutions. Any paradigm shift raises both opportunities and challenges, and I want to address one particular issue in this article related to the EPUB content format standard.