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The best iPad note taking apps to use with stylus pens. With recent reports suggesting that over 75 percent of doctors use smartphones and tablets at work, it is important to ensure that these healthcare professionals are using their new tools efficiently. We have previously evaluated a range of iPad stylus apps but here we focus on a more relevant sector – Note Taking apps. The aim of this article is to evaluate the range of apps available for note-taking purposes and evaluate them to find out which is the most suitable for healthcare professionals.

It is imagined that these apps will be used in the following range of situations: Annotating lecture notes using a stylus — especially during Grand Rounds or Journal ClubMarking up PDF filesTaking patient notes at the bedsideTaking notes/instructions from senior physicians In order to evaluate an apps efficacy, we need to define the key roles and functions that a note-taking app must accomplish. Non-essential features that we’d like to see in a Note-Taking app: Notable mentions also go to: - Top 10 Sites for Educational Apps. Apps4Edu Search.

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Voicethread. Educreations: DIY Whiteboard Video Tutorials on the iPad. The new app from Educreations is available in the Apple App Store today (iTunes link). The app is designed to make it easy to create, narrate, and record whiteboard video tutorials on the iPad and to share them with others. A Web version of the startup's whiteboard app has been available for some time now, but it's the native app for an iPad that makes this sort of tool make sense -- it's so much easier to write on a whiteboard with the finger than it is with a mouse, if nothing else.

Educreations is hardly the only app like this available for the iPad (I covered the very similar app ShowMe over on MindShift this summer, for example). But while Educreations' iPad app might be late to the whiteboard app market, its entry is a solid one. Educreations hosts the video creations themselves on educreations.com (helpful for schools that block YouTube), and teachers using the site can opt to share videos privately with a set group of students or share them publicly so anyone can see them.

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Screencasting Apps for the iPad. Apps for Literacy Support. 100+ iPad Apps Perfect For High School. Annotate, Correct and Edit Documents on Your iPad. <div class="greet_block wpgb_cornered"><div class="greet_text"><div class="greet_image"><a href=" rel="nofollow"><img src=" alt="WP Greet Box icon"/></a></div>Hello there! If you are new here, you might want to <a href=" rel="nofollow"><strong>subscribe to the RSS feed</strong></a> for updates on this topic. <div style="clear:both"></div></div></div> As I approach a significant academic milestone this semester with the completion of my dissertation and PhD, I thought I’d share a very handy iPad application I’ve been using to annotate, correct and edit PDF versions of my own writing recently: iAnnotate PDF. iAnnotate PDF is $10 on iTunes, but it’s worth every penny.

I love how iAnnotate PDF supports highlighting, adding notes to pages, and also freehand writing. On this day.. APPitic - 1,300+ EDUapps. Grade 6 Student Explains How He Makes Apps. 40 Most Awesome iPad Apps for Science Students | Best Colleges Online. Posted on Wednesday June 15, 2011 by Staff Writers The iPad has found its way into hospitals, retail stores and homes across the nation, but it’s also making a big splash in the classroom, even with some of the best online colleges. With a great selection of apps focused on everything from word processing to keeping in touch with classmates, the tablet computer can be an invaluable tool for learning — no matter your age. Online science students haven’t been left out, of course, and there are a wide range of applications offering help with chemistry, biology, astronomy and even the math that comes along with certain fields.

If you’re a college student looking to supplement your science studies, these apps are some of the best for learning, sharing, researching and just plain having fun. Chemistry Get beautiful photographs of the elements or explore what happens when you design your own molecules using these great iPad apps. Biology Astronomy Reference Tools Miscellaneous. Ambitious iOS Apps - Fraser Speirs. SlideShark - Convert & View PPT on Your iPad. From the same people that created My Brainshark comes SlideShark. SlideShark is a free app for converting and viewing PPT files on your iPad. SlideShark converts your PowerPoint files without losing any of your original formatting, transitions, or animations. To use SlideShark just upload your PPT files to your free SlideShark account, SlideShark converts the files for you, then you can access your converted files on your iPad at anytime using the free SlideShark app.

The video below provides an overview of how SlideShark works. Applications for Education If your school is one that is trying to implement an iPad program, SlideShark could be a handy app for you. 30 Useful iPad Apps for Business & Presentation. Apple sold more than 1 million copies of iPads in the first 3 months.

This gadget is definitely more than just a larger version of iPhone or iPod touch. With 4x the screen of an iPhone, the iPad’s display is ideal for reading and for presentations. In today’s post, we’d like to highlight some really useful iPad applications that might replace the things you do daily with your laptop or netbook. With a piece of iPad and these applications, you probably don’t need to carry a laptop around. Here are 30 useful iPad applications for Business and Presentation you might find handy on your next project pitch or business trip. Full list after jump. Presentations KeynoteKeynote is the most powerful presentation app ever designed for a mobile device. CorkulousCorkulous is incredible idea board for iPad to collect, organize, and share your ideas that feel completely natural. Power Presenter This application is used for Presentation. Graph, Charts, Diagram & Statistic Planning Page & Documents Meetings.

10 Free E-Book Sites for iPad. Want to get the most out of your iPad - Are you using it as an e-reader? There are multiple sites that offer free downloads of both classic and contemporary publications and the reading experience on the iPad is actually quite good. The font size, the instant access to chapters and pages and the .......all make for a positive reading experience. Coupled with this is the fact that this is about the only way to get anybody under the age of 20 to read for any length of time at all.

For younger readers and kids learning to the read the interactive experience will engender a love of interaction with the written word. This is especially true of the newer types of apps that are coming out. The same can be said for students who will be accessing more and more of their textbooks as interactive experiences. But what is available as Free e-books or downloads and where can you access them. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 23,469 Classics to go OK this one is not really FREE. 9.

iPad Tips : Microphones, Note Taking, Visualization, Free Apps. Apps for Handwritten Notes. How many times have you been in a meeting or a conference and just wanted to jot down an ideas or sketch. You don't want to become totally distracted by typing reams but you do want to record it so it doesn't get lost. The following apps allow you to do just that. You can write with your finger or use a stylus if that is more comfortable. These apps will let you record, organise and then share these musings.

Great for your classroom or students as well.Many of these apps are excellent in their own right. iStudiousAnother that I think offers more than expected is iStudious. This is the major difference between iStudious and other apps. This note taking app not only offers smooth fluid handwriting capabilties for note taking but it offers multiple options with pen sizes and colour options - great for organising your notes so you use different colours for different components of your course. WritePad lets you take handwritten notes with a stylus or even your finger. Optiscan. Optiscan – iPhone App of the Week This is a regular feature of the blog looking at various Apps available.

Some of the apps will be useful for those involved in learning technologies, others will be useful in improving the way in which you work, whilst a few will be just plain fun! Some will be free, others will cost a little and one or two will be what some will think is quite expensive. This week’s App is Optiscan. Scan any QR code quickly and easily using your devices camera and Optiscan.Create your own QR codes to share contacts, web addresses, text messages, phone numbers or locations with others.Contrary to some reviews, it IS possible to create geo-location codes – use the ‘Note’ option to type (or copy/paste) the information in.

QR Codes do seem to be going mainstream at the moment and there are lots of people who are now embedding and using them in education. It did the job really well, so have stuck with it since then. It reads virtually all the QR codes I have thrown at it.