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SLIDE: Student Learning in a Digital Environment: Other learning tools & apps

Learning Apps and Digital Tools

ECU Apps and Digital Tools for Learning 

Adobe Connect Mobile Available on Android and Apple mobile devices
Host, share, collaborate and train from anywhere, anytime, with Adobe Connect Mobile -- bringing nearly all Adobe Connect capabilities to the palm of your hand for true mobility (iOS and Android).

Canvas Mobile App Available on Android and Apple mobile devices

Access your Canvas courses on the go with the Canvas Student mobile app. View grades and course content, submit assignments, view the calendar, post to discussions, watch videos and take quizzes from any device.

LinkedIn Learning App Available on Android and Apple mobile devices

Learn in-demand skills with over 14,000+ online courses taught by real-world professionals. As an ECU student, you have unlimited access to LinkedIn Learning during your time at ECU. Learn anywhere, anytime on any device.


Microsoft Teams App Available on Android and Apple mobile devices

Connect and collaborate with anyone from anywhere on Teams. Download for desktop and mobile.

MindMeister App Available on Android and Apple mobile devices

Mindmeister is an online, collaborative mind-mapping tool available now for all staff and students at Edith Cowan University. Use your ECU email address to log in.

Office 365 Apps Available on Android and Apple mobile devices

It's the tools you need: Outlook, OneDrive, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, SharePoint, Microsoft Teams, Yammer, and more.

Pebble Pocket

Pebble Pocket Available on Android and Apple mobile devices
PebblePocket is an app powered by PebblePad. PebblePad is a Personal Learning Space ePortfolio used in learning contexts PebblePocket allows you to edit and save the mobile Assets on your device and send them to your Pebble+ Asset Store.


Turnitin is an internet-based plagiarism-prevention service. Students submit their assignments through Turnitin, which checks the documents for unoriginal content. The results can be used to identify similarities to existing sources or can be used in formative assessment to help students learn how to avoid plagiarism and improve their writing.

Apps and Digital Tools for Studying

Coursera Available on Android and Apple mobile devices

Coursera provides universal access to the world’s best education, partnering with top universities and organizations to offer courses online.

Dropbox Available on Android and Apple mobile devices
Dropbox is a creative collaboration space designed to reduce busywork, bring your files together in one central place, and safely sync them across all your devices—so you can access them anytime, anywhere.

Evernote Available on Android and Apple mobile devices
Evernote helps you focus on what matters most and have access to your information when you need it. Input typed notes or scan handwritten notes. Add to-do's, photos, images, web pages, or audio ... and it's all instantly searchable. Organize notes any way you want and share with anyone. Evernote App Centre


This Google Chrome extension helps you eliminate errors and find grammar and spelling mistakes in your writing.

Khan Academy Available on Android and Apple mobile devices
Khan Academy allows you to learn almost anything for free. Learn using videos, interactive exercises, and in-depth articles in math (arithmetic, pre-algebra, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, statistics, calculus, linear algebra), science (biology, chemistry, physics), economics, and even the humanities with playlists on art history, civics, finance, and more.

Language Learning with Netflix 

Improve your skills on your own, effectively and enjoyably, by watching films and series in the language you study. Build your listening comprehension with thousands of hours of authentic language in context. This Chrome extension adds additional features for language learning when you watch videos on the Netflix website.

Penultimate Available on Android and Apple mobile devices
Digital Handwriting Penultimate is the award-winning digital handwriting app for iPad that combines the natural experience of pen and paper with power of Evernote’s sync and search features. Lose the paper, keep the handwriting.

Socrative Student 

Students share their understanding by answering formative assessment questions in a variety of formats: quizzes, quick question polls, exit tickets and space races. Once students launch the Socrative Student App, they'll be prompted to join the teacher's room via the teacher's unique code. No student accounts necessary!

TED Talks

Watch TED talks wherever you are. Sync your account seamlessly to access your favorite talks and watch history, save talks to watch offline.Available in 20+ languages.

Apps and Digital Tools for Referencing and Citations


Create citations, reference lists, and bibliographies.

EasyBib Available on Android and Apple mobile devices

EasyBib is a citation generator tool which can also allow users to create a personal database of bibliographic references and automatically format a bibliography with citations in APA, MLA, or Chicago style..


MyBib is a free bibliography and citation generator that makes citations for you to copy straight into your assignments and papers. MyBib creates citations automatically for books, journals, websites, and videos by searching for a title or identifier (such as a URL or ISBN).