Suggested Apps and Technology for Higher Education

App Name

Ipad

Android

Type

Description

Evernote

http://evernote.com/

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x

Note Taking

Brainstorming

Organization

Create text, voice, and paint notes; can be organized in folders. Can be accessed online as well for instant uploading

Voice Dream

http://www.voicedream.com/

x

 

Reads your

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
smartpen wifi-smartpen

  

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 +

google app store

x

x

Time Management

Countdown timer to let you know when you need to change tasks


Google Calendar

www.google.com/calendar

x

x

Time, Organization, Life Managment

Use Google's free online calendar 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 Dication

dragon dictation

x

 

Dictation Software/app

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.


CamScanner HD/CamScanner

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/camscanner-free/id388627783?mt=8

 

x

free-lite;

4.99 full

organization

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.