Suggested Apps and Technology for Higher Education
Create text, voice, and paint notes; can be organized in folders. Can be accessed online as well for instant uploading
documents out loud
Extract text from PDF, ePub, Word, and Text files in Dropbox, Google Drive or on your device. Listen to your Pocket or Instapaper reading list. Read books from Gutenberg and Bookshare.
Live Scribe Smart Pens
Pen that records and transcribes audio
Record everything you write and hear. Tap anywhere on your notes to replay the audio from that moment in time.
Timer or Timer +
Countdown timer to let you know when you need to change tasks
Time, Organization, Life Managment
Use Google's free online calender to plan your meal time, exercise time, laundry time, class and travel time, art project brainstorm time, study time, and paper writing time. Sync with your mobile device. You can set up text message reminders.
Dragon Dictation is an easy-to-use voice recognition application powered by Dragon® NaturallySpeaking® that allows you to easily speak and instantly see your text or email messages. In fact, it's up to five (5) times faster than typing on the keyboard.
Turns your tablet or phone into a scanner (HD is tablet version); digitize any paper documents by photo shooting; auto-crop image, enhance image quality and create an industry standard PDF file; free version islimited to 50 scanes of 10 pages each, and has watermark
Note: These apps are not provided by the Corcoran College of Art and Design.