The preparatory phase involves the writing of text books, selection of reference and illustrative material, scripting tutorials and sketches of the interface and scenarios of individual units (movies, animated fragments, programs that implement computer modeling, blocks, test knowledge, etc.). At this stage, if necessary, developed various options for the presentation of all course material (content and form). When working with a text book you should do the structuring of the material with submission of accurate list is necessary for those that you want to present in this book, the division into paragraphs, chapters, etc., Any section in the whole training course will achieve the goal when it is first determined what skills and knowledge the student needs to be given. It is advisable to use a variety of mnemonic techniques, including font selection, use of images, graphics, and animation. Need a synthesis of the conclusions: to formulate the basic provisions, to include a summary of formulas to create the necessary tables. It is advisable to carefully edit the text that it does not make big changes in the future. Converted to hypertext of the final edited text.
On the main stage are the direct creation of the book. The content should prevail over form submission. Form should be strict. The page does not contain too much information (textual or graphical), the background should be monochromatic. Should when selecting typefaces to assume that the readability of the text that is written headset without serifs, higher than the text with a headset serif. The use of graphic formats, including image compression, will reduce the total volume of the book.
When creating or developing such tutorials material is divided into finished modules, so-called sections. Each section must consist of parts, each of which contains a minimum of text and easily perceived visually. Also a good tutorialAh provides the ability to move through parts of the tutorialand in any order. Each section should consist of a theoretical part, examples and exercises to consolidate the material studied, reviews and examinations which may be presented in the form of tests. All sections must be connected by means of hypertext links which provide easy transition to any of them. In addition, electronic textbook should be designed differentiated according to levels of difficulty. And must be present illustrations and various graphic schemes. The development of a textbookand can be simplified if to use specialized software. There are organizations, often learning that doing it professionally.