Mobile Apps For Evaluators (Top App Categories for Evaluators in Android and iOS)

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Ignite Session - AEA 2013 Mobile Apps For Evaluations Top App Categories for Evaluators in Android and iOS A YouTube Video of the presentation can be found at the end.

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  • 1. Do You Have A Smartphone Yet? What Could You Get For What is Now a Used 50$ Smartphone: (e.g.)Many Similar Devices OS - Android 2.3.4 1 GHz CPU Snapdragon 1300 mAh Battery GPU Adreno 200 512 MB DDR RAM 1 GB ROM 8 GB moviNAND Micro SD to 32 GB Multi-touch display Accelerometer Digital Compass Proximity sensor 3.7-inch AAMOLED 8.0 megapixel Dual LED 720p HD video FM tuner Wi-Fi (802.11b/g) Bluetooth 2.1

2. Functions & Possibilities Note-Taking Voice Recording Video Recording Camera Survey Tools Presentation Presentation II To Do Lists Mindmapping Diagrams Comics Maker Business Cards Alarm Clocks Drawing 1,000,000+ ChoicesTimer & Pomodoro Calendar Planning Online Conferences Timesheets Cloud Storage Pdf Annotation Social Media News Reader Book Reading Podcasts Polling Device Security File Security And Many More 3. Many Choices & Lack of Time T-Pack For Evaluation Purposes (Finding a Balance) 4. Testing and Finding The Right App Can Take A Lot Of Time Which We Often Lack 5. Technology Adoption CurveDabbling.Doing old things in old ways.Doing old things in new ways.Doing new things in new ways. Prensky (2005)How Many Apps Do You Own, And What Do You Use Them For? 6. Yet, Be Willing To Try New Apps and Ideas Construct a Personalized Learning Environment (PLE) 7. Be Creative.What Would You Like Technology to Do? uParticipants attended a Cirque in campus to relax.uAmong other activities we asked them to take 3 photo of the event. u uAnother one about an event/act that increased their awareness for the need to balance in their life.uuOne about the act that had the greatest impact upon them.Last a photo of the event/act that helped them to de-stress the mostThey had to explain each photo.FotoFeedback Activity With MaxQDA - MaxAPP 8. You Co u a R e p o ld Create rt in Co micsHow Would You Use Your Virtual Swiss Army Knife?Up o-Back Aut To ur Data Yo d The Cloume nnect Anyti Co e With Anyon Anywhere 9. App Caf - Event StructureFrameworkApp Caf! 10. Mobile Apps For Evaluation iOS CategoriesApp ExampleApp ExampleAndroid CategoriesApp ExampleApp ExampleNote-takingOneNoteEvernoteNote-takingEvernoteExtensive NotesVoice RecordingVoice RecorderiTalkVoice RecordingSmart Voice RecorderEasy Voice RecorderVideo RecordingPinnacle StudioiMovieVideo RecordingMagistro Video EditorVidTrim ProSurveys ToolsTouchPointQuickTapSurveySurveys ToolsQuickTap SurveyDroid SurveyPresentationPreziKeynotePresentationCloudOnKingsoft OfficePresentation PartIIHaiku DeckCloudOnPresentation PartIIQuickofficeDocuments To GoTo Do ListsAny.DOToodledoTo Do ListsAny.DOTasksMindmappingGrafioiThoughtsHDMindmappingSimpleMindSchematicMindPlanningBeesyLess MeetingPlanningProject ScheduleMeeting Minutes ProOnline ConferenceFuzeAdobe ConnectOnline ConferenceCisco WebEx MeetingAdobe ConnectCloud StorageDropboxGoogle DriveCloud StorageGoogle DriveDropboxPdf AnnotationiAnnotateGoodreaderPdf AnnotationRepliGo PDF ReaderezPDF ReaderSocial MediaHootSuiteFlipboardSocial MediaSeesmicHootSuiteA Brief List of Categories With More App Alternatives 11. App Evaluation Checklist Meetsyourneeds(forexample,theuseoftheappis relevanttothelearningobjec;ves). Thecurrentversionoftheapphasagoodra;ng,3starsor be@er,intheAppStoreorotherApp ReviewResource(seebelow). Themajorityofuserreviewsareposi;ve. Helportutorialisavailableintheapp. HasasupportWebsiteoronlinecommunityofusers. Content,includinganyadver;sing,isappropriate. Informa;oniserror-free,factual,andreliable. Contentcanbeexported,copied,printed,orotherwiseshared. AppsseKngsand/orcontentcanbecustomized. Appiseasytouse. Workswithaccessibilityop;ons. Appropriatecost(meetsyourbudget). Noin-apppurchasesarenecessaryforintendeduseofapp. Apphasbeenupdatedrecently. Apppromotescrea;vityandimagina;on. Appprovidesopportuni;estousehigherorderthinkingskills. Apppromotescollabora;onandideasharing. Appprovidesusefulfeedback.Relevance | Customization | Feedback | Thinking Skills Usability | Engagement | Sharing Tony Vincent for Additional Evaluation Rubrics 12. Note-taking -Allows for Synching To The Cloud-Offers Compatibility Across Devices-Allow for Handwritten Notes-It is Possible to Add Pictures / Videos-Compatibility With Desktop Client-Allows for Audio Comments-Notes Can Be Easily Organized-oard pe Keyb ful Swy Help Can BeNotes Can Be ExportedCategory Note-takingiOS OneNoteEvernoteWidge ts Allow For Quick Activa tionAndroid Evernote Extensive Notes 13. Voice Recording -lso u Can A Yo lls cord Ca ReIncluded in Some Note taking Apps-Can Be Used As A Backup-Use A Non-Restricted Version-Allow For Cloud Sync, Export-Allows For Editing, Leveling and Effects-Remind Participants You Are Recording-Most Record On The Background-Compresses High Quality Audio in a Small FileCategory Voice RecordingiOS Voice RecorderITalkAndroid Smart Voice Easy Voice Recorder Recorder 14. Video Recording -Consider A Tripod Adapter-Record to SD Card When Possible-Allows for Editing of Video Recording-Can Produce and Share Videos Online-Application of Multiple Filters-Allows for Transitions and Basic Effects-Can Create Titles Screens-Ease To Use, Start and Zoom-Auto Stabilization FunctionsCategory Video RecordingiOS Pinnacle StudioiMovieIf videos are recorded for social media purposes, Vine or Socialcam, among others can be used to quickly share video snippets.Android Magistro Video VidTrim Pro Editor 15. Survey Tools -Allows For Offline Surveying-Type and Quality Of Questions Allowed-One Time Fee Or Continuous Costs-Export Files, and File Accessibility-Allows For Multiple Surveyors-Ease To Develop Questionnaires-Consider Web Apps Like QualtricsInsta Su r For And vey roid Is Also Pr omisingIf a connection to the internet is available tools such as a Google Form, Qualtrics, Survey Monkey, Poll Daddy and other web-based survey tools could be used eectively and more flexible Category Survey ToolsiOS QuickTap SurveyTouchPointAndroid QuickTap Droid Survey Survey Offline 16. Presentation -Includes a Timer (Running + Slide)-Exports and Imports Common File Types-Allows For Easy Incorporation of Media-Includes Advanced Graphing Capabilities-Provides The Look + Style You Prefer-Can Be Shared For Collaborative Editing-Multiple Templates Are Available-Can Access Cloud Storage SitesCategory Presentation PresentationiOS Prezi Haiku DeckKeynote CloudOnAndroid CloudOn QuickOffice Kingsoft Office Documents To Go 17. Create Your Presentation In A 3D Infinite CanvasBeyond PowerPoint Haiku Deck Is Gorgeous, Free and Worth Trying. Its Gallery Of Free Images Is ImpressiveWith CloudOn You Can Access MS Office For Free On iOS and Android And Your Cloud Storage 18. Store ists -Do L The App r You To n In st Fo mmo Works Be Co at ery Are V e One Th Th FindTo-Do Lists -Syncs To The Cloud-Sends Notifications-Easy to Add and Clear Items-You Can Categorize Items-Classify Items By Urgency-Works Across DevicesHave YouBoth App Stores include a large number of attractive to do lists, pomodoros and timers to help increase ones productivity.Category To-Do ListsiOS Any.DOAndroid ToodledoAny.DOTasksUsed A Po modoro? 19. Diagraming and Mind MappingSimpleMind-Syncs To The Cloud-Can Draw Figures Freehand-Multiple Import and Export Formats-Flexible Nodes And Connections-Allows For File Attachments (Audio, Etc)-Can Link to Web sites and Resources-Different Boxes and Colors-Includes a Presentation ModeCategory Mind MappingGrafioiOS iThoughtsHDPoppletiThoughtsAndroid SimpleMind SchematicMindHD 20. Projects and Planning These apps include: -calendars-note-taking-to-do lists-audio notes-Evernote exports-picture imports-many other features Category PlanningiOS BeesyLess MeetingAndroid Project Meeting Minutes Schedule Pro 21. Webinar and Video Conferences -Allows for Different Participant Levels-Can Be Access Different Multiple Devices-Allows Anonymous Users-Can Be Easily Recorded-Cameras and Microphones Management-Possible To Break Into Smaller Groups-Provides A Stable Connection-Presenters Can Share and Control Slides-Inclusion of Polls, and Additional PodsCategory Video ConferencesiOS FuzeAdobe ConnectAndroid Cisco WebEx Adobe Meeting Connect 22. Cloud Storages mpanie rage Co odel ud Sto M Most Clo on Freemium Function-Reliable Company and Security Features-Background Sync of Files / Pictures-Available in Various Platforms / Devices-Easy To Use and To Share From-GB of Free Space? Monthly Cost?-Included in Various Other Applications-Facilitates Collaboration-Versioning SystemCategory Cloud StorageOther programs such as SugarSync,, or SkyDrive also have large communities of users.iOS Android Dropbox Google Drive Google Drive Dropbox 23. Pdf Annotation - -Storages Documents in The Cloud-Annotation of PDFs Is Seamless-Program Can Manage Large Files-Multiple PDF Export / Important Possibilities-Allows For Advance File Management-PDF RepliGo ReaderCan Highlight, Cross Out, Write Commentste iAnnotaSyncs Files Across Devices & CloudezPDF ReaderCategory Pdf AnnotationiOS iAnnotateGoodreaderAndroid RepliGo PDF ezPDF Reader ReaderGoodReader 24. Social Media -Follow Conversations & Hashtags-Allows For Multiple Account Management-Access to Twitter, Google+ and/or Facebook-Access To Facebook Pages-Access To Other Networks LinkedIn, Etc..-Ability to Upload Files And Share-Able to Aggregate Multiple & Different FeedsTwitter Selected as Top Educational AppFlipboard and Feedly facilitate the management of feeds and news sources. Category Social MediaiOS HootSuiteFlipboardAndroid Seesmic HootSuiteHart (2013)