19 great iOS apps for "learning your own damn way"
As we mentioned in our post How to drive your own learning and when to ride the “school” bus, sometimes you need to take your learning into your own hands. So, to go hand-in-hand with issue 01 of our iPad magazine (the issue focused on “Learning your own damn way“), here’s a list of iOS apps* (and some web apps) for your self-learning journey. We’ve organized them by Learn, Study, Share, and Track.
|ReadItFor.me – Effective and engaging book summaries||–||website|
|iTunes U – Free courses from higher ed||iOS app||–|
|Study at OU – Part-time ed at Open U||iOS app||–|
|Khan Academy – Learn tonnes for free||iOS app||–|
|TED – 20-min talks that rock your world||iOS app||–|
|Udemy – Top dog for online courses||iOS app||–|
|Lynda.com – Online training for members||iOS app||–|
|Scribd – World’s largest online library||iOS app||–|
|Duolingo – Learn a language quickly||iOS app||–|
|Flashcards – Flashcards synced with Mac||iOS app||–|
|Evernote Peek – Learn with your iPad smartcover||iOS app||–|
|Meetup – Learn locally in groups||iOS app||–|
|Learnist – Share what you know||iOS app||–|
|Snapguide – How-to guides by you||iOS app||–|
|Prezi – Present with engaging style||iOS app||web app|
|ShowMe – Interactive iPad whiteboard||iOS app||–|
|InClass – Organize your learning||iOS app||–|
|Evernote – Capture and search everything||iOS app||–|
|MindMeister – Map your thoughts and notes||iOS app||web app|
*Each link should take you to the app available for your country. We apologize if this doesn’t work for some countries.
Which of these are your favourites? Did we miss any that you find useful?