The ProfHacker column from the Chronicle of Higher Ed is one of my favorites. Here are a few links from recent posts having to do with iPads, apps, and annotating. I’m going to try out UPAD, according to the recommendations in this first link. I’ll let you know how it goes.
App Reviews from ProfHacker
iAnnotate App Review from ProfHacker
AudioNote is an app that allows you to simultaneously record audio while typing or writing/drawing. The app indexes your typing/drawing with the the audio recording. You can also wirelessly download the notes and recordings from your iPad to your computer. Your text and drawings highlight during playback, helping you to remember the context in which they were taken.
- Synchronized note and audio recording
- Fully functional text note application, with copy, paste, etc.
- Pen mode for Drawing or Handwritten notes
- Seek directly to audio by tapping text or drawings. Tap and hold to seek 10 seconds prior.
- Highlighted notes during playback
- Seamless handling of audio interruptions (phone calls, app exit, etc.)
- Export notes and audio via email, over Wi-Fi, or through iTunes (iPad only)
- Import AudioNote files (i.e. created and exported with AudioNote) through iTunes (iPad only)