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Successful note-making in lectures

1 Beforehand: get prepared Devise your own note-making shorthand, adapt it for your course requirements and vocabulary and then use it consistently. Having an effective shorthand system avoids the need to write down full words, but remember to introduce new…

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Mind Map

Effective revision

Declutter your workspace and make some flashcards or mind maps to summarise the key information you need to revise.
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Anne Wilson

Writing for visual thinkers

Academic writing is a significant challenge for predominantly visual thinkers. Here are some ways to help them to convert an explosion of connected ideas into a linear format.
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An Experiment On A Bird In The Air Pump 1768

Pictures make words

Max Adams During workshops with undergraduate, graduate or doctoral students, I use images – anything from films to works of art – to help them to develop their sense of story and visualise its shape. In great art, as in…

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