Smartpen

 

 

 

 

Renita Pitts with video camera            Smartxt student mentor helping other students use computers            

  

SMARTPENS ARE DIGITAL PENS THAT CAPTURE BOTH AUDIO AND WRITTEN NOTES.  CAPTURED AUDIO CAN BE LISTEN TO BY CLICKING PEN ON WRITTEN WORDS IN LIVESCRIBE PAPER.  AUDIO AND WRITTEN NOTES CAN ALSO BE UPLOAD TO THE COMPUTER.  BELOW ARE DESCRIPTIONS AND SUPPORT DOCUMENTS FOR ECHO SMARTPENS  

www.youtube.com/watchSmartpen Video 2014, Participating Students and Faculty 

 

ECHO SMARTPEN 

The Echo Smartpen is the basic Smartpen and is easy to use for individual students.  The Echo has the exact same hardware as the Sky Smartpen, but does not create URL links to notes.  Echo Smartpen notes are uploaded to Echo Desktop.  Users can view their notes in Echo Desktop or download them as PDF files.  The PDF file needs to be open via Livescribe Player.  Notes are only uploaded to a computer through a cable.  

Echo Smartpen User Steps:

Additional Echo Support Documents

 

4.  SAMPLE SMARTPEN NOTES

LIVESCRIBE PLAYER

 

6.  SMARTPEN NOTES LIBRARIES

 

7.  REPORTS

END OF YEAR REPORTS

  

8.  HOW TO VIDEO SERIES 

 

9.  ARCHIVIED VIDEOS AND WEBINARS

Math Instructor Video

CCCconfer Overview of Project 12/2011 (includes student mentors across the state)

CCCconfer lunchtime webinar 1/30/12 (Short, one hour overview of project)

CCCconfer Accelerated math discussion with math instructors (scroll to 3:16:40 for discussion)

Smartpen Webinar 4/11/14  Stacey Kayden / Laney College

SKY SMARTPEN DOCUMENTS AND VIDEOS (Skypens discountinued)

The Sky Smrtpen provides easy access to share notes.  Sky pen user uploads notes to the internet as a URL link.  Students only need to click on the URL link to access the notes.  The Sky Smartpen works through Evernote and requires both a Evernote and Livescribe account.  Notes can be uploaded to the Evernote account through cable or wifi. Sky pens are best for teachers wanting to provide access to class notes

 

10.  SUPPORT PENCASTS FOR STUDENTS AND INSTRUCTORS 
(Created by math instructors)

 

We know that a great number of students struggle with college-level mathematics, which has been correlated with poor progress through community college programs.

According to the December 1, 2011 report of the California Community Colleges Student Success Task Force, “Of the students who enter our colleges at one level below transfer-level in Math, only 42 percent ever achieve a certificate, degree, or transfer preparation".

 

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