Assistive Technology

Sign Language Interpretation Gloves

  Researchers around the world have been exploring a growing problem in the deaf community: how to facilitate communication between the 360 million people with hearing impairments and the orally-spoken world. Sign language is commonly taught to the deaf, however, rarely taught to the hearing members of the community. As a result, a communication gap […]

myHomework: App of the Week

If you’ve ever found yourself looking for a planner app, but have no idea where to begin, or are annoyed and overwhelmed by the many options, look no further than myHomework. myHomework is a free app, with a user-friendly interface that can display your class schedule and homework. Assignments can be viewed by class, priority, […]

Tip: Combining Echo Smartpen and Cornell Notetaking

Echo Smartpen One of my favorite types of assistive technology that is offered by CSDTech is the Echo Smartpen developed by Livescribe. As students, we may have been in situations where we miss what the professor had said as we were writing down notes. The Echo Smartpen solves this problem by recording audio that syncs […]

InstaGrok

Research can be tedious and boring, but not with InstaGrok. It has innovative features that can help you master information research skills in a fun and effective way. With other search engines, you open over 10 tabs and you completely lose track of your thought process. But InstaGrok is a great alternative to other online […]

Trello

Ever have trouble keeping track of group projects with classmates, research deadlines or progress with professors? How about staying stocked on milk in your apartment between your roommates? Trello may be the app for you! Trello is a free organizational tool that allows you to make and share notecards with collaborators. This app sends notifications […]

ReadCube: App of the Week

Have you ever felt like there are too many topics to research, too many articles to collect + read, and simply too much info to cite + keep track of when writing a massive research paper? As a college student, it’s not fun staying up to write a paper until the library closes at 2AM. […]

Remember the Milk: App of the Week

Remember the Milk is an organizational app that can sync across Windows, iOS, and Android products. Task Lists The app allows you to add tasks to customizable lists. Each task can be personalized so that any specifics of the task are mentioned in a note. Additionally, tasks can be set with a due date and […]

Quizlet: App of the Week

Quizlet is a flashcard website that allows you to create new flashcards and study ones designed by other people. It is available both as a website and mobile app for iOS and Android. With Quizlet, you can quickly create sets of flashcards to study any topic. Once you create your flashcard set, you can study it […]