Thanks to all that attended, we received a lot of positive feedback from the session and will be running more in due course. If you missed it here are the Apps we talked about:
Digital organiser/Project Management https://trello.com/
The ultimate ‘To Do list’ https://www.wunderlist.com/en/
Organiser and keep notes, access them anywhere http://www.microsoft.com/office/rm/onenotewebapp.aspx
Dropbox for your H:/ drive http://www.ncl.ac.uk/itservice/filestore/remoteaccess/filr/
Create a range of actions so that apps can work together for you. e.g. When I take a photo on my mobile save it to my Google Drive https://ifttt.com/wtf
To Do lists by Google https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.android.keep
Remember anything, capture notes, audio and images- tag them, index them and make them searchable across any device https://evernote.com/
Personal news aggregator , pulls in stories it thinks you’d like to read based on your preferences http://zite.com/
Google Maps-Learning Walks:
Create your own custom maps with points of interest and links to other content….find out more at Google Maps
Not an app per se but a notification system for webpages. Simply paste the URL you want it to monitor and it will email you whenever there is a change on that page…try it for yourself at www.changedetection.com
Follow your favourite blogs and discover new ones http://www.bloglovin.com/get_mobile
Side by Side:
Take and view photos side by side on you device iOS only
Write or Die:
A subtle way of keeping you on task when a big report is due – http://writeordie.com/
Would cute pictures of cats encourage you to write more…there’s only one way to find out – http://writtenkitten.net/
These apps create Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) on your device enabling you to overcome location restrictions that some websites place on their content.
Both apps have free and paid for versions.
Fieldtrip GB is a mobile mapping and data collection app that is available for iPhone and Android devices. It has been developed by EDINA, based at The University of Edinburgh, with support from Jisc. It will allow students, lecturers and researchers to collect data against high quality cartographic maps. The main features of the app are:
- Free to download and use
- High quality background maps that offer rich data in both urban and rural environments
- Map caching to allow off-network usage
- Data capture
- Custom data collection forms that allow users to define the data they want to capture.
DisplayNote transforms presentations for presenters and participants. Use it to present wirelessly with an iPad or Android and mirror your screen to every participant’s device. Attendees can view and capture your slides on their device and collaborate with each other in real-time.
If you are interested in trialing the software please contact the firstname.lastname@example.org
A very simple way of creating and sharing interactive online videos using Microsoft PowerPoint. https://mix.office.com/
Part of the TurningPoint family, ResponseWare allows participants to use their mobile/tablet or laptop to respond to questions during a presentation. http://www.ncl.ac.uk/itservice/mobile/responseware/
This is a free, quick easy-to-use piece of polling software allowing presenters to pose questions to their audience and quickly gather responses. https://www.polleverywhere.com/