Law Professors: There’s an App For That…


The Pikme App for Class Discussions

    • Lets the professor create up to five classes of students (adding students into a class is by hand)
    • During class discussion, if  aprofessor wants to call on a student at random, he/she just opens the app and shakes the phone, and it will suggest a student (but will not call on students multiple times)
    •  Also gives the professor the chance to rate the students’ response
    •  Tracks the # of questions a student has answered, as well as the average score 
    •  Free, and runs on any iOS device running version 3.0 or newer.

iKeynote

    • Professors can design their own presentation using choice of slide masters, animations, fonts, and style options.
    • Professors can show slides on a large screen by attaching your iOS device to an external display or projector using an optional adapter
    • Professors can share work by exporting it to Keynote ’09, Microsoft PowerPoint, or PDF format and sending it via Mail or publish presentations to iWork.com public  to share with anyone on a Mac or PC.
    • Designed for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch
    • $9.99


Attendance
by David M. Reed (Computer Science, Capital University).

    • Professors can take attendance and create “flashcards” with student names and photos (school supplies the photos).  
    • Professors an import names from school addressbook

Dropbox Mobile App

    • Professors can also store PDFs of course material, etc. 
    • Professors can save scholarly articles to read later. 
    • Free.

GoodReader

    • Professors can use it to annotate and place sticky notes on documents
    • For  iPhone/iPad/iTouch
    • $2.99.

JotNot Scanner Pro

  • Professors can use to scan and save documents
  • Turns pictures taken from your iPhone into PDFs
  • Professors can use to take a picture of the whiteboard, before  it is erased
  • $0.99.

Thinking Space or  MindJet or MindBlowing  or Popplet

  • Mind-mapping software
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