Bookshelf Application for iOS eTextBook Flashcards

What are Flashcards?

Flashcards are a study tool built into Bookshelf Online. They have a front and back, will shuffle, and allow you to notate if you know the information on the card or not. You access Flashcards from the Workbook.




How do I create Flashcards?

You can create Flashcards by opening the WorkBook, select "Flashcards," and use the "+" icon to add a Deck to add Flashcards to, you will be prompted to "Add a deck name" first.


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Next, you will add a Deck name and select "Save." It is then time to add your first flashcard. After you have added information to the "Front of card" and "Back of card" and tap on "Done" you will be taken to the Deck view.


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To add more cards to the Deck tap on the name of the Deck. You can then use the "+" icon to add cards to the deck, adding the information you would like to study.


IMG_3B781E1F9BFA-1.jpeg   Tap on the name of the Deck (in this example "First Exam"
IMG_F60D631A12A8-1.jpeg   At the bottom of the application window, you will see a "+" icon, tap on that icon to add a Card to the Deck.
IMG_623BB57F78F4-1.jpeg   Add the information needing to be studied to the Front and Back of the card and select "Done."
IMG_F3EAA3548BCE-1.jpeg  IMG_8840AF99CAE8-1.jpeg   After you tap on "Done" the card will be added to the Deck, selecting the "+" icon will allow you to continue to add cards to the Deck.


How do I use Flashcards?

Once you have created a deck, you can use the "Study" option or select the play option from in or outside of the deck views.


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From the Flashcard Edit View   From the Flashcard Stack View


Tapping on a "Study deck" will bring up the first card in your deck, or the last card created.




To go to the next card you will swipe left, you can also swipe right to go back.  You can close the Deck by selecting the "X." Use the icon in the upper right of the card to "flip" the card to reveal the back of the card.


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You can keep track of what you have retained and what you still need to retained while studying the Flashcards by selecting the "I Don't know it" or "I Know it" options.





At the end of the Deck review, you will get results regarding your retention of the material.



When you go back into the Deck, you will have options for studying the previously reviewed cards when you have rated your knowledge.




Why does each of the cards in my Flashcard Deck have a different color?

You can tell if you know the material or not by the color of the left side of the Flashcard when viewed in the Deck.


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Grey indicates that the Card has not been rated.   Red indicates that the Card has been rated with "I Don't know it."   Green indicates that the Card has been rated with "I Know it."


How do I delete or edit a Flashcard Deck or Card?

Swipe left on a Deck or Card to bring up the delete option. Use the pen icon to edit a Card, and the gear icon to edit a Deck.


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The Trash icon will delete the Deck.   Within the Deck, the Trash icon will delete the Card. The pen icon will allow the Front and Back of the Card to be edited.
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The gear icon within a Deck will bring up options to edit a Deck.   What appears after tapping on the gear icon.


Can I move text from the back to the front of a card?

You can use the following icon to move text from the back to the front or use the same icon to move text from the front to the back of the card.


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Flashcard Frequently Asked Questions:

Can Flashcards be shared?

No, sharing Flashcards is not possible; however, Highlights and Notes can be when users have the same eTextBook in their separate accounts.



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