Have you ever wondered whether

you could take consecutive notes

on your iPad?

Course Contents

In over 20 video lessons, you'll learn how to:

  • Digitize paper notes
  • Set up your iPad to take notes
  • Pick the best stylus
  • Get started with Apple Notes
  • Take it to the next level with Notability
  • Practice symbols
  • Add bookmarks to notes
  • Organize and export notebooks
  • Annotate notes on your iPad
  • Pair notes with documents, dictionaries and glossaries using multitasking
  • Address confidentiality issues around digital note-taking

This interactive online course is packed with over 15 hands-on exercises to help you master digital note-taking.

Plus, it includes two bonus lessons to up your symbol game and use handwriting recognition on your tablet.

Want to check out a few lessons before enrolling? Watch the video below to discover what you'll learn, or click on the "Preview" buttons in the course curriculum below to watch a preview 

Course Curriculum

Welcome to the course!

Module 1: The basics of digital note-taking

Module 2: Note-taking 101

  • Welcome to Module 2 (0:51)
  • Digital notes: An example (1:50)
  • Setting up your iPad (1:23)
  • Starting simple: Apple Notes (2:11)
  • Taking the next step: Notability (2:26)
  • Your first digital notes: Practice with a speech (3:43)
  • BONUS LESSON: Practicing symbols
  • Module 2 recap

Module 3: Note-taking 201

  • Welcome to Module 3 (1:06)
  • Navigating your notes with bookmarks (2:53)
  • Organizing and exporting notes (3:00)
  • Annotating notes on a tablet (1:36)
  • Note-taking and multitasking (3:20)
  • A word on confidentiality (2:24)
  • BONUS LESSON: Handwriting recognition (1:36)
  • Module 3 recap

What's next?

  • Next steps (3:24)
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What others are saying about this course
Very impressed with the quality, content and format of course. I liked that the tone was both informative and FUN. Thanks a million. Will definitely recommend this course to colleagues.
Corinne Rubin
Conference Interpreter

Consecutive interpreting churns through a LOT of paper. But with techforword's training, I've taken my notes digital! Thanks! It's highly practical, and clients are raving! #paperlessoffice

Isabelle Hoferlin
Conference Interpreter

Kudos for a great class which was both packed with information and upbeat. Thank you very much for your professionalism, dedication and patience.

Sylvie Nossereau
Conference Interpreter

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Your instructor

Josh Goldsmith is a UN and EU accredited translator and interpreter working from Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese and Catalan into English. He splits his time between interpreting, translating, and working as a trainer and researcher focusing on the intersection between interpreting, technology and education. As Founder and Chief Educational Officer of techforword, Josh shares tips about technology, translation and interpreting in conferences and workshops, academic articles, as co-host of the Innovation in Translation and Innovation in Interpreting Summits, and at techforword insiders, the premiere online community for tech-savvy language professionals.

  • When does the course start and finish?
    The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
  • How long do I have access to the course?
    How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have IMMEDIATE access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
  • What if I am unhappy with the course?
    We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.
  • How long is the course?
    The course includes nearly 20 video lessons and over 15 interactive activities that will help you master consecutive note-taking on an iPad. You can watch the videos as many times as you wish, and spend as long as you want on the interactive activities. The course usually takes about 2 hours to complete, and is worth 2 continuing education credits.
  • Do you offer student discounts?
    Yes, we offer a 50% student discount. Please send an email with a scanned copy of your student ID to josh@techforword.com, and we'll send you a code to take 50% off this course when you register.
  • What device(s) do I need to enroll?
    This course is all about iPads! Many lessons focus on Notability, an inexpensive note-taking app that offers everything you need to go digital. We'd encourage you to download Notability for this course. Don't have an iPad yet? That’s fine, too! This course will give you plenty of reasons to consider getting one.
  • Are closed captions available for this course?
    Yes, all of the videos in the course are subtitled.
  • Can I give someone this course as a gift?
    Absolutely! We’re happy to create a gift card you can send to the recipient. Please drop us an email at info@techforword.com to arrange the details.
  • How does the private podcast work?
    It's easy! Sign up, and all lessons will appear in your favorite podcast player in audio format. Perfect for learning on the go!

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