This page is designed to provide students with resources and tools that may prove useful to your efforts to move instruction online. It is important to note that these tools and resources are NOT specifically supported by the Office of Information Technology, but have been provided here as supplementary resources that may prove useful to some users.
Information and resources listed here will continue to be updated as the campus works to provide additional tools, resources, and strategies. Last update: March 17, 2020 12:00 pm
There are a number of online tools to help you manage your time and tasks out there, but it can be hard to figure out which are useful (and free). Below are a number of tools that are free for a single user and are can be quite helpful, depending on how you work and what kind of tool you prefer:
EverNote - helps you keep track of notes, documents, and images
Remeber the Milk - helps remind you of important deadlines and smaller to-do items
Trello - task and project management tool that is good for visualization of what you have to do
Asana - task and project management tool with some communication options
AirTable - robust database tool with tons of free templates that you can customize to your needs to track projects, files, to-do lists, and more (easy to learn, but may be too advanced for a beginner)
Focus Booster - made for students, this app allows you to track your time for small things in the free mode
TomatoTimer - very basic time tracker that rewards you for focusing
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