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ED 603: Methods of Research: Useful Applications for Graduate Students


Other Useful Applications

30 Productivity Tools That Will Make Your Life Much Easier


Handwriting tool for Ipad and tablets. Requires stylus.

IProscrastinate (for Mac)

Do you need to create a list of work you do? No need to get a paper and pen. Just get an access to this app and manage all your tasks at one place. You can easily set priority levels for your work and can break down your long assignments into small and manageable parts. The list of your work can be shared as well as edited by others, thus making it a great tool for group work and objects. Only for Mac. Another product that is similar is Wunderlist


Saving the projects, photos, videos by emailing yourself is a bit difficult and frustrating. A drop box is a savior and it is a must-have. Moreover, it is Free! This app will assist you in sharing your work, including pictures, videos, assignments and all other files with anyone, anywhere. Not just this, you can even use this app to access your own files. You need not hunt for your work on the desktop every time. Just get this app on your mobile and make your work more accessible.

Sync Back Freeware

Travelling from one place to another and forgot to transfer files saved in computer to your mobile or laptop? Need not worry as of now you can have access to your class notes by just entering Sync Back Freeware, a free windows tool that create backs up of the documents and then synchronizes with the devices you need while you are travelling.


This app is easy to use and is free to have on your mobile devices. This app helps you to remember all what you do. Here you can save your ideas; views and can capture the pictures, create to-do list, record voice reminders. You can save these in this app and an easy search for your work wherever you are, at home, office, at work or anywhere else.

Google Drive

This is one of the safest places to keep your stuff. You are free to upload the photos, projects, videos and all other required things which are important to you. Then afterwards you can access what you need, wherever you go, on any of the devices. The Google drive allows you 15GB of storage. Free.

LinkedIn Learning Online Training Library

Minnesota State University Moorhead is pleased to announce that we now have campus-wide, unlimited full access to the entire LinkedIn Learning Online Training Library (OTL), a wide-ranging library of on-demand software training courses. That's access to nearly 40,000 video tutorials on over 630 topics, 24 hours a day for all MSUM students and employees. The LinkedIn OTL site license was funded by the Student Technology Fee Committee.