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PDF imports up and running

14 Jun 2017 16:12:38

PDF imports up and running

We’ve got some great news to share! PDF documents can now be imported into Notetalker Edit along with PowerPoint slides, images and video. Broadening the range of media that can be imported into Notetalker Edit supports students who prefer to use a rich mix of visual references in their notes. Some courses or lecturers may also provide a range of media for students' learning. 

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Spellchecking medical language has never been easier!

We think it’s worth sharing an update about Notetalker Edit’s spellchecker. The built-in function can be used with medical spellchecking software, Medincle. It is a DSA approved product and ideal for all students who are studying degrees related to healthcare. The medical spellchecker will save students time and boost productivity.

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Making music and notes are more alike than you think

The latest version of Notetalker welcomes an improved solution for students to take productive notes. We believe that learning the fundamentals of how to take effective notes is an important skill to master. 

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The Notetalker team recently attended the Inclusive Learning and Teaching Conference 2017 in York. The event was really well attended showing just how important the agenda of inclusion is in the rapidly changing landscape of higher education. 

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Notetalker 2.0: supporting student productivity

At Notetalker we are constantly working on improving our software in order to meet the needs of every institution and student.

We’re excited to announce the arrival of Notetalker 2.0, which now includes:

- Compatibility with mind mapping tools, such as Mindview, to increase students' productivity.

- An upgrade to the bookmarking tool to allow students to bookmark video content to strengthen their learning using rich mixed media.

The newest version of Notetalker also offers the functionality for lecturers to curate relevant online content through Wakelet - a social learning platform  - to share with students pre- or post- lecture, supporting research and further study. In addition to this, a transcription service to support HEIs in the creation of high quality lecture notes is also available.

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Signs of Hearing Loss

18 May 2016 12:46:14

It is estimated that in the UK there are approximately 10 million people who suffer from some form of hearing loss. If you do not have first hand experience with spotting the signs then it can be difficult to know what to look for; here we detail some of the most common complaints, what causes hearing loss, when you should see your GP and what you can do to help.

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Why smartphones need external microphones to improve the sound quality of voice recordings in lecture halls or school classrooms

The microphones on smartphones are fine for near voice recording but can struggle when the smartphone is placed in a large room which is subject to the effect of poor room acoustics and interfering noise.   Directional microphones and wireless microphones can help solve most of the issues of acoustic noise and interference in the lecture hall and classroom.

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