Study ‘Tech’niques

As a student, you are always looking for bargains.  A FREE app that can help you study, keep you safe, or keep you organized is definitely a bargain.  Below are a group of apps for students that can help you in a variety of ways.

QR CODE READERS

QR Code Reader in the Google Play Store – FREE.  Allows you to go to any site just by scanning a QR code. Screen Shot 2014-12-04 at 10.15.35 AM

QR Code Reader in the iTunes App Store – FREE.  Allows you to go to any site just by scanning a QR code. Screen Shot 2014-12-04 at 10.14.45 AM

 

STUDY APPS: (all apps unless noted are available on Computers, Tablets and Mobile devices) 

StudyBlue – FREE.  Available in the iTunes App Store and the Google Play Store.  Flashcards, Review sheets, Practice Quizzes and more in this useful app. Screen Shot 2014-09-03 at 11.02.30 AM

Quizlet – FREE.  Available in the iTunes App Store, Google Play Store, and the Windows App Store.  Simple tools that let you study anything, for free.Screen Shot 2014-05-19 at 11.47.39 AM

Brainscape – FREE.  Available in the iTunes App Store only.  Excellent way to organize digital flash cards for your classes.Screen Shot 2014-12-04 at 9.02.14 AM

Heads Up – $.99 in the iTunes App Store, with other in-app purchases.  FREE in the Google Play Store, but with $.99 in-app purchases.   A fun and hilarious way to study and review course material.  Not available for computers.mzl.aossebpw

 

NOTE TAKING APPS: (all apps unless noted are for phones and tablets)

Notability – $2.99 in the iTunes App Store only.  A powerful note-taker to annotate documents, sketch ideas, record lectures, and more, on iPhone, iPad, and Mac.  An excellent place to create, share, and manage your notes.Screen Shot 2014-12-04 at 9.34.07 AM

Penultimate – FREE in the iTunes App Store.  Owned and compatible with Evernote, store all of your  handwritten notes in one place and never use paper again.Screen Shot 2014-12-04 at 9.32.40 AM

Evernote – FREE in the iTunes App Store and the Google Play Store. Considered a virtual binder, it can house all of your digital resources in one place. Screen Shot 2014-12-04 at 9.39.37 AM

 

NOVA APPS: 

NOVA – FREE in the iTunes App Store and the Google Play Store.  Be Connected to all things NOVA with features likeMaps, Courses, Events, Programs of Study, News, Emergency Information and more.Screen Shot 2014-12-04 at 9.51.57 AM

 

LiveSafe –  FREE in the iTunes App Store and the Google Play Store.   Provides NOVA  with direct communication between students, faculty, staff and the NOVA Police, and will facilitate emergency response in critical situations.Screen Shot 2014-12-04 at 9.55.55 AM

 

Blackboard Mobile Learn – FREE in the iTunes App Store and the Google Play Store.  Stay connected with your classes and up to date with the Blackboard app. Blackboard

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