Smarter. Not Harder

"The illiterate of the 21st Century are not those who cannot read and write,
but those who cannot learn, unlearn and relearn."
- Alvin Toffler

Getting Ready for Orientation

Congratulations! You are about to begin your exciting journey as a TrojanPA.  One of the unique aspects about the USC PA program is our committment to providing you with a 21st century educational experience.  

During orientation you'll attend two sessions titled, "Using Digital Tools to Work Smarter not Harder."  

These are hands on sessions and so that we can maximize the use of our time together please do the following before Tuesday.


1. Watch the video

2. Download apps/web tools and create accounts

3. Take the survey


 If you do not have access to a certain device that is ok, please download what you can for the device that you have.


Thank you so much in advance and I look forward to meeting you! 

- Sabba Quidwai, ADE

Director of Innovative Learning

Download and create accounts for the following

If you are unsure about whether you will use a paid app,

please wait until after orientation to purchase it. 



Evernote - Free

Quizlet - Free

Flipboard - Free

Chrome Browser - Evernote Web Clipper Extension



Notability - $4.99

Evernote - Free (iPad + iPhone)

iTunes U - Free - (iPad + iPhone)

iBooks - Free

Explain Everything - $2.99

Nearpod - just download the app, no account needed



If you have another device that you have questions about, or if you have questions about any of the above apps, please feel free to email me