Note Making on Mobile and Tablet Devices

193420-ipad_iphone_350Most mobile and tablet devices include an in-built voice recording app.They are a good solution to try if you are interested in exploring whether taking audio recordings will help support your learning and recall of course information.

The quality of recording depends on:

  • Your positioning (front to middle of the lecture theatre is preferable)
  • The age of your device – newer devices have good microphones, devices older than a few years will benefit from a plug in microphone such as the iRig Cast Mic.
  • The app you use. Dedicated voice recording apps are usually higher quality with background noise filters, however there is much choice

Audio notetaker have a free notetaking app called Sonocent Recorder. This can be used on its own or in conjunction with Audio notetaker for PC or Mac.