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Home > Schedule > There’s An App For That

There’s An App For That

It’s 2012 and there’s an app for EVERYTHING.

Date: Monday, February 3, 2014
Iliahi 231 Imiloa Studio (Kahikoluamea)
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Date:

Thursday, March 6, 2014
Lama 118 (Behind Library)

12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

Date:
WORKSHOP CANCELED

Description: Jonathan Wong in this session will cover a variety of both web- based and mobile-apps students can use to enhance their learning. Manage your time better. Keep better notes. Write better papers. Get better grades? With some of these apps in your toolkit you could say there’s an app for that too!

Introduction

How to be a Mobile-Web Warrior

Desktop, Web, Mobile Vinn Diagram - all access

Lokahi Wheel

Free or very low cost but highly recommended.

Organize Your Life Intro "Buckets" David Allen

Productive Apps

Organize Your Life Intro "Buckets" David Allen

Schedule Management

(UH) Google Calendar - https://www.hawaii.edu/google/

(UH) Gmail Task Management - http://mail.google.com/mail/help/tasks/

iStudiez - http://istudentpro.com/ (Apple)

Inkpad - http://www.inkpadnotepad.com/ (Apple) or (Android)

File Management

(UH) Google Drive - Online Hard Drive, Online Office Suite - https://www.hawaii.edu/google/

Drop Box - Online Hard Drive - Save and Store files (2 gigs Free)

Notetaking

Evernote (Free and Pro) - Giant Notebook - remember everything

CamScanner (Free and Pro) $4.99 (Android) or (Apple iOS)

Easy Voice Recorder (Android)

AudioNote (Lite and Pro) iOS

Apps to Study

Brainfuse - Flashbulb/Flashcard

Ankdroid -

gFlash Pro (Apple iOS, Android) $3.99 - Uses Google Docs to power on the back-end

StudyDroid 2.0 (Android) = Free

Quizlet - http://quizlet.com/

Flashcards* for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad on the iTunes App Store

Apps for Reading

Kindle (Web, Desktop, iOS, Android)

Nook

Stanza

iBook

Google Books

Kobo

Bluefire Reader

Apps for Math

Formulas Lite (Andriod)

handyCalc (Andriod)

Apps for Science

Human Anatomy (Free) iOS, Andriod)

Anatomy and Physiology

Skeletal System ($2.99)

Chemistry Apps

Medical Terms

Apps for writing

Oxford American Dictionary

Dictionary.com - app for Android

advance Dictionary and Thesaurus

Grammar App HD

Grammer Guide (Android)

Apps for Foreign language

Busuu: is a free online community for learning languages. Connect for free with native speakers worldwide.

Babbel: is the new way to learn a foreign language. The comprehensive learning system combines effective education methods with state-of-the-art technology.

Live Mocha: Free online language learning with lessons, courses and other language-learning activities. Our fun and effective language lessons are available in 35 languages.

Tips for finding Apps

Search the Apps Stores

Search Gooogle Play Store

Reading reviews and blogs online

Lifehacker

Apps in education

App Appeal

Other Apps

Amazon Student - Sell back books via the barcode

COPIEE -

FoxFi - enables WiFi Hotspot on your Android phone

Gas Buddy Honolulu - Find cheap gas on the go! Report gas prices and win prizes!

Happy Hour Hawaii - an up-to-date online list of happy hours in Hawaii, inputted directly by restaurants.

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