Ten apps to make an iPad more of a
useful study tool and less of a
distraction …
2
Contact details:
• hasties@regents.ac.uk
• Links to apps:
http://tinyurl.com/susanhastie
• Also check the library sectio...
3
10. Pocket
• Allows you to save articles to read later and
offline
• Audio option available
• Articles can be shared bet...
4
5
Alternatives ?
• Evernote
• Flipboard
• Springpad
6
9. Swiftkey
• Notetaking app
• Smart keyboard – learns what you type
and when you’re likely to type it
• Can also define...
7
8
Alternatives ?
• Simplenote
• inClass
9
8. Dropbox
• Cloud storage for multiple file types
• Files can be uploaded and downloaded
from multiple devices
• Files ...
10
11
Alternatives ?
• Google Drive
• Wuala
12
7. Pearltrees
• Web based ‘bookmarking’ application
• Allows links to be ‘grouped’ rather than
listed
• Links can also ...
13
14
Alternatives
• Delicious
• Diigo
• Scoop.it
15
6. Trello
• To-do list
• Works well for groups
• Tracks progress of projects through
‘cards’
• Time limits can be added...
16
17
Alternatives
• Wunderlist
• Kona
18
5. Prezi
• Non-linear presentation software
• Hosted online, can be presented
anywhere
• Touchscreen friendly
• Images ...
19
20
Alternatives
• Haiku Deck
• Flowboard
21
4. Study Blue
• Create individualised flash cards and
quizzes
• Share them with other students at your
institution
• Re...
22
23
Alternatives ?
• Evernote Peek
• Brainscape
24
3. 30/30
• Timer for tasks
• Can be set for ongoing tasks or one-offs
• Simple icons represent tasks
• Gesture controll...
25
26
Alternatives ?
• Pomodoro Keeper Free
• irunurun
27
2. QuickOffice
• Allows you to work on Microsoft Office
documents
• Files remain compatible
• Covers Word, PowerPoint a...
28
29
Alternatives ?
• Google Docs
• CloudOn
30
1. Unstuck
• Motivational tool
• Explores problems and offers ideas
• Both work and personal options
• Also deals with ...
31
32
Alternatives ?
• Lift
• Choicemap
33
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Top 10 iPad apps to make your students life easier

  1. 1. Ten apps to make an iPad more of a useful study tool and less of a distraction …
  2. 2. 2 Contact details: • hasties@regents.ac.uk • Links to apps: http://tinyurl.com/susanhastie • Also check the library section on Blackboard
  3. 3. 3 10. Pocket • Allows you to save articles to read later and offline • Audio option available • Articles can be shared between users • Videos and images can also be saved • Multi-platform
  4. 4. 4
  5. 5. 5 Alternatives ? • Evernote • Flipboard • Springpad
  6. 6. 6 9. Swiftkey • Notetaking app • Smart keyboard – learns what you type and when you’re likely to type it • Can also define words as you go • Compatible with Evernote – including tags
  7. 7. 7
  8. 8. 8 Alternatives ? • Simplenote • inClass
  9. 9. 9 8. Dropbox • Cloud storage for multiple file types • Files can be uploaded and downloaded from multiple devices • Files and folders can be shared with other users, without them being able to access your whole account.
  10. 10. 10
  11. 11. 11 Alternatives ? • Google Drive • Wuala
  12. 12. 12 7. Pearltrees • Web based ‘bookmarking’ application • Allows links to be ‘grouped’ rather than listed • Links can also be searched and shared between users
  13. 13. 13
  14. 14. 14 Alternatives • Delicious • Diigo • Scoop.it
  15. 15. 15 6. Trello • To-do list • Works well for groups • Tracks progress of projects through ‘cards’ • Time limits can be added as well as comments
  16. 16. 16
  17. 17. 17 Alternatives • Wunderlist • Kona
  18. 18. 18 5. Prezi • Non-linear presentation software • Hosted online, can be presented anywhere • Touchscreen friendly • Images and video can be added
  19. 19. 19
  20. 20. 20 Alternatives • Haiku Deck • Flowboard
  21. 21. 21 4. Study Blue • Create individualised flash cards and quizzes • Share them with other students at your institution • Record your scores and see how you’re improving
  22. 22. 22
  23. 23. 23 Alternatives ? • Evernote Peek • Brainscape
  24. 24. 24 3. 30/30 • Timer for tasks • Can be set for ongoing tasks or one-offs • Simple icons represent tasks • Gesture controlled, so it’s easy to manage tasks.
  25. 25. 25
  26. 26. 26 Alternatives ? • Pomodoro Keeper Free • irunurun
  27. 27. 27 2. QuickOffice • Allows you to work on Microsoft Office documents • Files remain compatible • Covers Word, PowerPoint and Excel • Works well with Dropbox
  28. 28. 28
  29. 29. 29 Alternatives ? • Google Docs • CloudOn
  30. 30. 30 1. Unstuck • Motivational tool • Explores problems and offers ideas • Both work and personal options • Also deals with group issues
  31. 31. 31
  32. 32. 32 Alternatives ? • Lift • Choicemap
  33. 33. 33
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