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Medical and Health Sciences-Mobile Apps: Study/ Organizational Tools

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COM Provided Resources

Canvas

Used for PBL session, IQ sessions, and Pediatric Clerkships. Requires FAU username and password. 

 

   ExamSoft

iOS | Android

Used for in-class quizzes. Must be downloaded on a single device. The same device must always be used for taking quizzes

 

  Microsoft Onedrive

iOS | Android

Access and share your documents, photos, and other files from your iOS device, computer, and any other devices you use. Use the Office mobile apps to stay productive and work together, no matter where you are. 

 

 Microsoft Outlook

iOS | Android

Email client for your @health.fau.edu email address. 

 

  Microsoft PowerPoint 

iOS | Android

Full PowerPoint presentation software for the iPad. Drawing and highlighting features included. 

 

  Microsoft Word

iOS | Android

 

OwlMed

FAU College of Medicine's calendar-centered learning management system. Get all course materials here. Requires FAU username and password. 

 

 

Recommended apps

  Awesome Note

iOS | Android

($ Cost) Create and organize notes, task lists, and calendar appointments and back them up with Google Docs or Evernote. 

 

   Goodreader

iOS | Android

($ Cost) Document Reader with built-in annotation tools. 

 

  Notability 

iOS | Android

($ Cost) Use Notability to take notes, sketch ideas, anotate PDFs, mark-up photos, record lectures, provide audio feedback and more. 

 

  Tiny Scanner

iOS | Android

Scan notes, photos, receipts, etc. into a PDF by simply using your iPad. 

 

  Wunderlist

iOS | Android

Wunderlist is the easiest way to get stuff done. Wunderlist is here to help you tick off all your personal and professional to-dos.  

 

Recommended Ambient Resources

 Ambient Mixer

iOS | Android

(Free, $ Cost for saving feature)

Pick from many pre-mixed sounds that users have created, such as a Hogwarts common room, the TARDIS, 221B Baker Street, or even a Game of Thrones garden scene. Categories available in the menu bar to help narrow down options. Once you choose an Ambience, up to 8 integrated 'channels' can help you modify sounds and intensity to fit your mood as you study.  

 

  A Soft Murmur 

iOS | Android

(Free, $ Cost for unlocking sounds on iPad) 

Create your own study sound from 4 different audio options: rain, thunder, waves, and wind. 6 more options can be "unlocked" for $1.99 each. Visit http://asoftmurmur.com/ to hear them.