Today smartphones play a vital role in every sector of the industry if it is used in full potential and can easily replace the computers. Education is among the sectors in which smartphones are used, and according to the study done in 2015, 80% of students use technology such as smartphones & tablets to study and have helped students increase their grades. Here is a list of the top 5 android apps that we believe will greatly help the students in their studies.
CamScanner is a productivity tool that lets users scan documents like notes, invoices, whiteboard discussions, business cards, certificates & so on from the rear camera. The app is a great help for the students as it organizes the notes and lets users share with others using email, social media, & dropbox. The app auto’s smart cropping feature enhances the texts & graphics in the document and makes it look more clear and sharp.
Evernote is a productivity tool that lets the user create notes, notebooks, to-do lists & much more in a well-organized manner. It also has a great feature that lets the user collaborate the work with other users. Evernote also provides a feature to sync the notes across different devices, including a computer with a desktop app. It also lets the user embed the audio recording, set reminders & attach files.
Google Drive is two in one app; it has both cloud storage and office suite tools, making it great for the users as they do not have to switch between apps to do a simple edit on a file. More importantly, google drive gives 15GB of free cloud storage, making uploading & sharing a file between colleagues easy. The great feature in this app is that it has the live collaboration of work among colleagues so the users can work in real-time.
Most people use YouTube to listen to songs, watch videos, movies & product reviews, but did you know YouTube is the second biggest search engine after Google. You can find literally almost anything on YouTube, including educational resources. YouTube is a gold mine of knowledge for those who use it correctly. Users can find educational materials for all levels, whether they are students, teachers, or professional workers. Students can greatly benefit from using YouTube due to the great educational resources found in it.
Udemy is an online learning platform and has some great valuable resources to help students and professionals gain or improve their skills. Udemy has different courses on various topics, including topics in which most of the students face problems. This app’s main downside is that the user has to pay to enroll in a paid course, but the users can get a discount or even free coupons from Facebook groups & coupon sharing websites.