October 30, 2011

First entry on Reading and Note–making

Summarizing what has been said and done in this workshop:

  • We were initially separated in groups, so it was mainly interactive, group work-based
  • We introduced ourselves and each group presented the difficulties we usually have during reading and notemaking
  • After trying to define various reading and note-making techiniques (skimming, scanning, mindmap, Cornell ect), the tutor gave us information on how those techniques actually work and we discussed what would probably be suitable for each of us
  • We had further discussion on how we could manage our time effectively using different types of reading and note-making

At first I didn't think I would earn much from this workshop, but having been introduced to the Cornell method, I am definitely going to adopt it. I am overall very satisfied with the workshop, the tutor's performance, as well as the group communication.


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  1. Han-na Cha

    Hi Chrisa,
    I’m glad that you got something out of the workshop and that you are definitely going to adopt the cornell method. Have you got 2 or 3 other action points from this workshop that you want to focus on developing over the next 4/5 weeks?

    What would they be?- could you post them on your blog as well? I’d suggest editing this post or writing a new blog post entitled ‘initial action points for reading and notemaking’ and tag it A1_portfolio (as you’ve done with this one)

    Thanks in advance. I look forward to reading them.

    01 Nov 2011, 10:10


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