Some Notes about Notes

#becomingeducational W10 It’s all about the notes…
We really love this Tactile Academia (and oh so #creativeHE) blog post about preparing to make notes…
Here the author has prepared her notemaking pages in advance – colour-washing a notepad – different pages – different colours and effects…
Then she chose which page suited which sort of note – which topic…
This is a cool way to get into the mindset of studying – and of taking control of studying…
But not in a rigid and strait jacketed way…
What are you notemaking or preparation strategies?
And if you are wondering what to do right now – why not join in with this week’s #creativeHE:

Tactile Academia

I am at the beginning of a new research project, and have been thinking about note taking. Not the note taking that you do once you are in the process of collecting data, whether primary or secondary, but rather the notes that you make before.

There is a very early phase of your research, sort of initial research, when you are finding your focus and honing your ideas into one clear question – a very exciting stage because at the moment there are lots of things this research could turn into.

For me this was always the stage where notes can be found all over the place. Filling up old envelopes is a favourite of mine, maybe because there seem to be some coming through my letterbox a few times a week and once they are emptied of their initial message they almost cry out for a new one. Of…

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