Taking notes on video lectures – a digital literacy journey!

I recently got hold of a fantastic tool that allows me to take notes (“annotate”) video lectures.  It’s called VideoNotes. With this tool I can see my notes and the video in one screen, I can use my notes as an “index” to take me back to a particular spot in the video, and I can […]

Tools, Not Toys: Wednesday night workshops on academic apps

Time management, note-taking in class, research & project management, and annotation & note-taking from readings – there are most definitely apps for that, but which one are good, and how can you get the most out of them? Fear not, the Weigle Information Commons and the Weingarten Learning Resources Center (VPUL) is here to help. Every […]

Noteshelf – Handwriting on the iPad

I really like the iPad.  But I don’t like typing on it. Sure, for some things, you just need a laptop and keyboard.  There’s simply no substitute.  But on the whole, I much prefer to take notes on a pad of paper.  Plus certain types of note-taking (sketches, math equations, diagrams, charts & graphs–not to mention […]