Making your iPad work for you
Want to turn your iPad into a productivity powerhouse? You've come to the right place!
In 20 jam-packed video lessons, you'll learn how to:
- Get the right gear
- Master gestures, swipes and taps
- Multitask like a pro
- Wrangle email, contacts, notes and calendars
- Pick the perfect productivity suite for your needs
- Use tech to write and edit smarter
- Speed up text entry with snippets
- Digitize bookkeeping and invoicing
- Tame to-do lists
- Track time
This interactive online course is packed with over TWO DOZEN hands-on exercises to take your productivity to the next level.
Want to check out a few lessons before enrolling? Just click on the "Preview" buttons in the course curriculum below.
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.
StartWelcome to Module 2 (0:55)
StartGet the right gear (5:17)
StartApple, Google, or Microsoft - Which productivity suite is best? (9:03)
StartHone your focus with markdown (1:23)
StartSpeed up text entry with snippets (1:51)
StartTips and tricks for editing using PDFs (5:05)
StartText-to-speech: How to have your iPad read to you (2:16)
StartUsing your iPad as a second screen (1:36)
StartModule 2 recap