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Paperless Preparation on your iPad

Simple tips to nail preparation

What you'll learn

A brief introduction to what we'll cover in this course


Have you ever dreamed of going paperless?

Then Paperless Preparation on your iPad: Simple tips to nail preparation is the course for you!

In over 15 video lessons, you'll learn how to:

  • Mind map like a master
  • Unleash Wikipedia's full potential
  • Leverage dictionaries and Linguee
  • Organize documents
  • Get files into the right format
  • Prep documents for the booth
  • Share annotations with others
  • Prepare online and offline

This interactive online course is packed with over a dozen hands-on exercises to help you rock paperless preparation.

It also includes a bonus module where you'll learn you to set up glossaries and use your tablet to study terms before an assignment.

Want to check out a few lessons before enrolling? Just click on the "Preview" buttons in the course curriculum below.


Your Instructors

Alexander Drechsel works as a conference interpreter at the European Commission. His love of languages and communication with people is only matched by his affection for mobile devices of all shapes and sizes: Alexander has been an iPad user since day one and also knows a thing or two about Android tablets. He shares his knowledge in courses, on Twitter, and on his website. An avid podcaster, Alex writes and produces two podcasts for language professionals, LangFM and Troublesome Terps.

Josh Goldsmith is a UN and EU accredited translator and interpreter working from Spanish, French, Italian and Catalan into English. He splits his time between interpreting, translating, and working as a trainer and researcher focusing on the intersection between interpreting, technology and education. A lover of all things tech, Josh shares tips about technology, translation and interpreting in conferences and workshops, academic articles, the Interpreter's Toolkit column, and on Twitter.


Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 15 days and we will give you a full refund.
How long is the course?
The course includes more than 15 video lessons and over a dozen interactive activities that will help you master paperless preparation. You can watch the videos as many times as you wish, and spend as long as you want on the interactive activities. The course usually takes about 2 hours to complete, and is worth 2 continuing education credits.
Do you offer student discounts?
Yes, we offer a 50% student discount. Please send an email with a scanned copy of your student ID to [email protected], and we'll send you a code to take 50% off this course when you register.
What device(s) do I need to enroll?
This course is all about iPads! Don't have an iPad yet? That’s fine, too! This course will give you plenty of reasons to consider getting one.
Are closed captions available for this course?
Yes, all of the videos in the course are subtitled.

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