Creative Content’s Pic of the Week

http://gty.im/179552571 Caption: Chinstrap penguin jumping out of Antarctic waters  As Wednesday was Penguin Awareness Day, we decided to go for a penguin themed pic this week. ELT teachers, we'd love to know how would you use an image or topic like this in the classroom! Let us know in the comments section below.

BETT 2015 Highlights

On Thursday 22nd January a couple of us from emc (Sophie and Ava) visited Bett 2015! The Bett show is a four day event held at the ExCel London and is the world's leading learning technology event. The event inspirational for anyone involved in education and gives them the chance to engage with a world of learning excellence [...]

How to turn an ELT print book into an eBook

We've recently been converting some ELT course book titles from the InDesign press ready print files to ebook format for some of our ELT clients and we thought it would be useful to share some of our top tips. Structure Our most important tip is to set the original files up correctly in the first [...]

See how emc design can transform your educational materials at BETT 2013

Sophie will be visiting BETT 2013 next week. If you want to see how emc design can help you produce eye-catching educational material then drop her a line to arrange a chat over coffee during or after the show. Or why not arrange a time to come and meet our fantastic creative team at our [...]

Interview with local design teacher Andrew Buck on revision app ExamPal

Late last year Sophie interviewed local design teacher Andrew Buck from Hastingsbury Upper School for BookMachine. He and his design students have created an app that is hopefully going to transform the way students can prepare and succeed when it comes to the dreaded exam season. Whilst the app isn’t necessarily linked to Publishers, it’s [...]

Interview with Alastair Horne from CUP on collaboration within Publishing & Race to Learn

Cambridge University Press and the Williams F1 team collaborated in 2009 to create Race to Learn, a fun, engaging educational programme that fits into the national curriculum. I asked Alastair Horne, who was the project lead for Cambridge, about it. Can you give us a brief insight into what the project is, who’s it for [...]

Writing for The Round

The changing nature of publishing is forcing Publishing houses, writers, authors – content creators – to think differently, experiment and look at working with new people in new ways. Award winning ELT authors Lindsay Clandfield and Luke Meddings are doing just this. They have set up The Round, which aims to bring together creative people [...]

Our article for @BookMachine on the digital narrative @InanimateAlice

Welcome to the world of Inanimate Alice, a truly digital novel that has taken the educational world by storm. The idea for Alice first came about in 2003 and the team (Ian Harper, Chris Joseph and award winning author Kate Pullinger) published the first episode in 2005. The story is told by Alice through 10 [...]

Our 5 most popular blog posts from 2011

Our site stats tell us that these are our 5 most popular blog posts from 2011: 1 How is education being transformed by the tablet? 2 An interview with one of our illustrators 3 Adding design led technology to the printed page 4 Sub-Saharan Africa in the age of digital publishing 5 Publishing Now: The [...]

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