Free Dictation Apps for Mobile Devices

Free Dictation Apps for Mobile Devices

Whilst working in school recently I was inspired to see some academics using the dictation capabilities of their smart phones to allow them to quickly annotate feedback for students. The staff member was able to get feedback out to his students in a very timely manner using this approach. Obviously, it’s not an approach for everyone. Some of us need time to reflect and gather our thoughts. Sometimes we need to use rubrics. However, the work flow was far more efficient for this particular staff member.

6 Free iPad Screen Casting Apps

6 Free iPad Screen Casting Apps

I started off trying to find an app that would allow me to record my iPad screen as a video. On a PC and presumably on a Mac, there are loads of alternatives. My own personal favourite is the free and easy ScreenR website. However, for the iPad it’s not so easy. So as I searched, I kept on being directed to apps that allow you to create screen casts. Not exactly what I wanted, but interesting none the less. What follows is a review of six free apps that I found…