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iPad User Group meeting Thursday, Feb. 21: Audio apps

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Join us from noon-1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, in 21 Bluemont Hall as we take a look at using audio apps on the iPad: Recording meetings, Garage Band, Dragon Dictation and other apps. This meeting is open to all K-Staters.
Agenda: Audio apps

Join us as we take a look at using audio apps on the iPad.
  • Recording Meetings
  • Garage Band
  • Dragon Dictation
  • and other apps
As always:
  • – Question and answer session about your iPad
  • – Sharing your favorite apps
  • – Bring your lunch!
Also check out the KSU iPad User Group wiki at ksuipadusers.pbworks.com.

USING QR CODES


Download and install a couple different FREE QR Code Apps.
Do a search in the Apps store for QR Reader apps.

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QR Code Assignment. Create an activity using QR Codes. Think! Maybe a Scavenger Hunt of sorts in your content area. We will actually do these activities in class next week, so let's have some fun. Look at some of the ideas on Pinterest and my blog from the links above


Getting started with Google Docs for iOS

NOTE: you do not need to do the Google DOcs Presention Aspiring Teachers on Week 5. The QR code assignment above will replace that.

Google Drive comes to the iPhone and iPad with one major limitation.
http://howto.cnet.com/8301-11310_39-57463417-285/getting-started-with-google-docs-for-ios/

Google for iPad: Apps for iPad
These Google apps have been specifically optimized for iPad.
http://www.google.com/mobile/ipad/

For Week 6
Make sure you have iMovie installed on your iPads.
We will also be doing a peer critique in class next week.

Other Apps Discussed in class Week 5.
Screen Shot 2013-02-19 at 9.07.20 AM.pngPages $9.99:
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/pages/id361309726?mt=8
ages is the most beautiful word processor you’ve ever seen on a mobile device. This powerful app has been exclusively designed for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch. Create, edit, and view documents wherever you are. Pages works with iCloud, so your documents stay up to date on all your devices — automatically. And the Retina display on the new iPad makes everything you do in Pages even more brilliant.

Screen Shot 2013-02-19 at 9.09.22 AM.pngKeynote $9.99
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/keynote/id361285480?mt=8
Keynote is the most powerful presentation app ever designed for a mobile device. Built from the ground up for iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch, it makes creating a world-class presentation — complete with animated charts and transitions — as simple as touching and tapping. Highlight your data with stunning 3D bar, line, area, and pie charts, animated with new 3D chart builds such as Crane, Grow, Radial, and Rotate. Use full-screen view to present right on your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch. Or use video mirroring to present on an HDTV, and preview your slides and notes on your device using the Presenter Display. The Retina display on the new iPad makes everything you do in Keynote even more brilliant. Keynote works with iCloud, so your presentations stay up to date on all your devices — automatically.

Screen Shot 2013-02-19 at 9.11.47 AM.pngZite FREE
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/zite/id419752338?mt=8
Zite is an intelligent magazine that helps you discover interesting things to read. Your Zite is as unique as you are. Zite learns what you like and gets smarter as you use it. Zite analyzes millions of articles each day and brings you the best of your favorite magazines, newspapers, authors, blogs, and videos. Zite also helps you to discover content that you won’t find elsewhere. Zite surfaces fresh voices, different perspectives and unique topics. With more than 40,000 topics to choose from, Zite will guide you to new interests when life gets stale - whether you want recipe ideas, the latest political news or to research an obscure interest.
Finally, Zite’s design combines beauty and brains. While Zite is fueled by a powerful discovery engine, we’ve focused on making Zite both clean and simple. You’ll get all the benefit of our powerful technology wrapped in a beautiful design that’s a joy to pick up every day.

Screen Shot 2013-02-19 at 9.13.57 AM.pngUSA Today Free
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/usa-today-for-ipad/id364257176?mt=8
The new USA TODAY for iPad app (and iPad mini!) - Get the news the way you want it. Join the conversation and get the latest news you need 24/7 from USA TODAY on your iPad. The new app is wonderfully simple and easy to use. Plus, it delivers even more news content than ever before. It’s more advanced, more fun and there’s much more to explore.

Screen Shot 2013-02-19 at 9.13.57 AM.pngWorld Book-This Day in History Free
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/world-book-this-day-in-history/id364739528?mt=8
This Day in History for iPad is an interactive multimedia calendar that displays historical events for the current day or any selected day, along with related media such as photos, illustrations, music, and speeches. You can hear the national anthems of countries on the day they became a nation, listen to presidents’ speeches on the anniversaries of their inaugurations, and play sound clips from famous artists on their birthdays. Background text that appears for each event concentrates on interesting aspects that you might not know. For example, did you know that Vermont was an independent republic for 14 years before becoming a state and that George Washington at one point considered sending troops to overthrow the Vermont government? Each event also has at least one picture for every event, so you can experience the people and places making each day in history famous. The journey begins here, each and every day.

Screen Shot 2013-02-19 at 9.49.07 AM.pngLibrary fo Congress -Virtural Tour FREE
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/library-congress-virtual-tour/id380309745?mt=8
The Library of Congress is the world's largest library and the largest body of knowledge under a single roof. Whether you're onsite, at home, in a classroom or elsewhere, this app will give you a virtual tour that mirrors the Library of Congress Experience, an award-winning group of exhibitions and features that has drawn record numbers of visitors.

Screen Shot 2013-02-19 at 9.55.01 AM.png50 Places of a Lifetime Free
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/50-places-lifetime-worlds/id433191304?mt=8
Limited-time introductory pricing @ US$1.99! Make your bucket list with an app from the world’s most widely read travel magazine. Inspiring and authoritative, 50 Places of a Lifetime showcases the world’s greatest destinations, chosen by National Geographic's family of globe-trotting contributors. The world’s greatest destinations come alive through personal essays from great writers, stunning photo galleries, 360-degree panoramas, video, maps, insider facts—and an interactive checklist for your own places of a lifetime. From the Loire Valley to Easter Island, you’ll encounter the globe’s most iconic destinations.