Presentation on theme: "Note taking1 Memory How good is it? Facts, figures, names Ideas Remembering what you have read / listened to in a lecture. Need to be able to think with."— Presentation transcript:
note taking1 Memory How good is it? Facts, figures, names Ideas Remembering what you have read / listened to in a lecture. Need to be able to think with the ideas you have been presented with. Retain ideas – read the next text… easier to understand
note taking2 Need to construct a reliable route back to the ideas – through note taking Reading articles / handouts (photocopied) or YOUR text book Use of underlining / highlighting / annotating Focus attention Makes you think about key concepts Helps to understand When you return to the text – easier to remember your ideas.
note taking3 Making notes from a text Depends on your mind / type of text / what you want to use the notes for / length of time to invest Sentence in your own words – content Key words Bones List / diagram / other formats
note taking4 Diagrammatic notes EU cinema industry Legislation Admissions Increasing Attendances Multiplexes Piracy Concessions Digital Future Consolidation Ref:
note taking5 Main points – Admitting success Consolidation C. operators merging (eg Odeon / ABC) Results: new build (multiplexes) Refurbish Sell on Operators believe: Easier mkt Maximise return Planning releases – flexibility / concentration
note taking6 Legislation Diff. legislation / diff. countries eg Fr. banned advertising films (prevent domination of big co.) Diff. viewing habits eg matinees Tastes diff.
note taking7 An alternative method 1. Consolidation - C. operators merging (eg Odeon / ABC) Results: new build (multiplexes), refurbish, sell on. Operators believe: easier mkt /maximise return/ planning releases – flexibility / concentration. 2. Diff. legislation / diff. countries eg Fr. banned advertising films (prevent domination of big co.) Diff. viewing habits eg matinees / tastes diff.
note taking8 Summary You are writing for yourself Active reading of texts / active listening to lectures Detailed or sketchy notes Always record the reference with p. no. Do not become bogged down!! NB Health warning: Reading in depth and taking detailed notes can damage your morale!!! (p47) Ref: Northedge, A. ( 1990) The Good Study Guide, Milton Keynes: Open University, Chap 2, pp 20 - 32