Thanks Margaret. I'm in the Study Advice side rather than the Maths Support side. I've just asked our Maths Support co-ordinator and he doesn't have anything to recommend but I'm sure there'll be plenty of people on the list who will jump in with excellent recommendations.
Dr Kim Shahabudin, FHEA, Study Adviser, Study Advice & Maths Support
1st Floor, University of Reading Library, Whiteknights, PO Box 223, Reading, RG6 6AE
• 0118 378 4242/4614 • www.reading.ac.uk/studyadvice twitter: @unirdg_study
Please note that I now work part-time and am not usually on campus on Mondays.
From: Margaret MacDougall [[log in to unmask]]
Sent: 13 March 2014 12:48
To: Kim Shahabudin
Cc: [log in to unmask]
Subject: Re: iPhones in Higher Education
Thanks for your valued reply.
Noting your job title, I would be interested to learn whether you have
as yet discovered any good Statistics Apps which can be used with an
Android or Windows phone but not an iPhone or vice versa.
Dr Margaret MacDougall
Medical Statistician and Researcher in Education
Centre for Population Health Sciences
College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
Edinburgh EH8 9AG
Tel: +44 (0) 131 650 3211
Fax: +44 (0) 131 650 6909
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On 12/03/2014 10:02, Kim Shahabudin wrote:
> Margaret, do you mean an iPhone specifically, or a smartphone (i.e. iPhone, Android phone, Windows phone) generally?
> Workwise, I use my Android smartphone for the same kind of things as Debbie: Tweeting (especially at conferences where I can follow parallel sessions on Twitter); photos of things that I find interesting - posters, lecture slides; time management, notes and reminders (using apps like Evernote).
> Dr Kim Shahabudin, FHEA, Study Adviser, Study Advice& Maths Support
> 1st Floor, University of Reading Library, Whiteknights, PO Box 223, Reading, RG6 6AE
> • 0118 378 4242/4614 • www.reading.ac.uk/studyadvice twitter: @unirdg_study
> Please note that I now work part-time and am not usually on campus on Mondays.
> From: learning development in higher education network [[log in to unmask]] on behalf of Holley, Debbie [[log in to unmask]]
> Sent: 12 March 2014 09:38
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: iPhones in Higher Education
> Morning Margaret
> I use my iPhone for:
> note making (notes function)
> photographs - family type but also at conferences when the last powerpoint with the reference list comes up!
> To take photos of posters i find of interest at conferences
> To tweet (i tweet lots and then email the ones linked to government docs/ reports to myself as an aide memoire to bookmark later
> To play angry birds (with the volume off!) in dull meetings
> To keep track of emails/ details of contacts i meet (i photo and file their business cards - otherwise always lose them!)
> I keep my work email and private email separate but can access both on my iPhone
> Skype occasionally
> Download Apps sparingly
> Have music and audio books to listen
> I view presentation slides on my phone as prompts - works better then looking behind me when talking (i tend to 'wander' in my teaching classrooms!
> nothing there that an Android phone wouldnt do, but it links to my iPad well
> Re the cost of contracts - our whole family use GiffGaff a community based network where you only pay what you need...
> best, Debbie
> From: learning development in higher education network [[log in to unmask]] on behalf of Margaret MacDougall [[log in to unmask]]
> Sent: 11 March 2014 21:55
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: iPhones in Higher Education
> I would be interested to receive examples from list members of where
> owning an iPhone, as opposed to a basic mobile phone, has enhanced their
> working lives. i have decided to do a little research before making any
> decision to invest in my own iPhone.
> Many thanks
> Best wishes
> Dr Margaret MacDougall
> Medical Statistician and Researcher in Education
> Centre for Population Health Sciences
> College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
> Teviot Place
> Edinburgh EH8 9AG
> Tel: +44 (0)131 650 3211
> Fax: +44 (0)131 650 6909
> E-mail: [log in to unmask]
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