This workshop, entitled ‘Reading and research practices’, focused a lot on the role of technology in our academic life, be it note-taking (One Note) or general organisation of our time (Evernote). University is a pretty overwhelming experience, especially when you attend one as highly ranked as the LSE where reading lists are long and time is a scarce resource. […]
Seeing as it is Week 8 and we have our second batch of essay deadlines coming up it seemed extremely fitting to have this weeks SADL’s workshop on effective time management strategies. One thing that surprised me was that some of the things that I may think of as being procrastination are in fact useful to my studies! For […]
All ambassadors present chimed in resonance with the issue highlighted in the second workshop related to productivity and time management as a student. The endless pile of workload looming at the back of our minds remains as a grim reminder of the substance of inefficiency and incapability we’re made of. The impostor syndrome hovers about as we play mind […]
This week, the SADL workshop focused on tips to help with reading and note-taking and as a Sociology student, I was very interested in the tips given during the session. My blog post will focus on two note-taking applications that were mentioned during the workshop – OneNote and Evernote.
As an avid user of applications to aid my note-taking process, […]
The role of technology in note taking was of particular interest to me during the second workshop. It can be assumed that everyone present in the workshop would have access to some kind of portable technology in a lecture or class. However, what I found interesting was that only one person in the class predominately used computer based software […]