The Oldest Student Technology – Taking Notes

This is a quickie, as I’ve just spotted an excellent post over on the PsychTopics blog. The old joke about lectures is that they’re a mechanism for transferring ideas from the lecturer’s notes to the student’s notes, without passing through the brains of either one, however by taking effective notes in lectures you can definitely increase your chances of a) retaining more information at the time, and b) knowing what the hell they mean when you come to revise for your exams six months later. The blog post linked to above has some great tips, and even though I’m a massive, rabid techno-fan, even I’m forced to admit that sometimes the best tool for the job is a slightly chewed biro and some bits of paper.

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About Matt Wall

I do brains. BRAINZZZZ.

Posted on October 3, 2011, in Study Skills and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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