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Alternative Note-Taking Strategies Using Technology By Kamran Rasul, AT Specialist Academic Support and Access Center @ American University, Washington D.C. Kamran Rasul, Assistive Technology Specialist
Kamran Rasul, Assistive Technology Specialist IRISNotesLikesChallenges Your handwritten notes in digital text. Store up to 100 A4/letter size pages on any kind of paper. Export your notes on your PC and Mac using the USB connection or to mobile devices. Pen looks and feels like an ink pen. Use any kind and size paper. Convert hand written text to digital text. Multiple note export options. The capture paper clip can only clip one page at a time. The clip requires charging. Has no audio recording capability. Price.
Kamran Rasul, Assistive Technology Specialist Livescribe 3LikesChallenges Provides a balanced, smooth writing experience. Notes appear instantly on smart devices using the Livescribe+ mobile app. Looks and feels like an ink pen. Uses Bluetooth transfer to IOS devices. No scribing sound. Very light in weight. 14 hours battery life. Multiple ways to export audio. Notes can be organized, tagged, searchable and converted to electronic text. Audio can only be captured using IOS devices. Currently unavailable for Android or Microsoft smart devices. Price. Storage Is reliant available IOS capacity.
Notebook (Layout) Office MacLikesChallenges Use your computer's built-in microphone to record audio sync with taking notes. The play back recording is associated with the note. Free with Microsoft Office for Apple. Accurately sync Audio can be exported, separately from text recording. Large storage capacity. Price. Available only for Microsoft Office for Mac. Requires external microphone to ensure audio clarity.
AudioNotesLikesChallenges Synchronize notes with audio with devices using physical keyboard or stylus support. Available on iPad, iPhone, Androids or Windows. Automatically indexes your meetings, lectures, interviews, or study sessions. Support text, drawings, and photos highlight during playback. Typing instead of penning which leads to quicker to capture. Affordable ($4.99 each) Requires laptop or smart device to use. Requires external microphone to ensure audio clarity.
Kamran Rasul, Assistive Technology Specialist NoteBook (Circus Ponies)LikesChallenges Voice-Annotated Notes Power-Outliners and Freeform Note Takers. Supports both desktop and IOS smart devices and Livescribe. Diagram or Sketch. Mark Up PDFs or Comments. Clip Web Pages, E-mails. Does not support Android and Microsoft devices. Price.
Audio Notetaker - Screen shot Import a PowerPoint Notes (typed or use Dragon-Speak) Import Audio or Record live Kamran Rasul, Assistive Technology Specialist
SonocentLikesChallenges Audio Notetaker splits recordings up into individual phrases and displays them on screen as a bar. Import audio. Record through a mic. Text to speech support. Visual audio color coding. Import and link to other documents. Organization and search engine. Screen capture. LiveScribe support. Video extract. Presentation capture mode and record through speakers. Supports PC, Apple & network license. Organize audio, visual and text in one space. Ability to color code and snip out audio. Allow for activate learning. Requires external microphone to ensure audio clarity. Requires organizing audio, visual and text.
Alternative Note-Taking Strategies Using Technology Kamran Rasul, AT Specialist firstname.lastname@example.org 202-885-3407 Academic Support and Access Center @ American University, Washington D.C. Kamran Rasul, Assistive Technology Specialist