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Reading and note making

This section looks at how teachers can encourage all students to be more critical and discerning when they read. It also suggests how to help students generate effective notes for using later when they think and reflect solve problems and write.

One challenge in encouraging lecturers to focus on helping students develop their reading is its relative ‘invisibility’ compared with writing. Related material can be found in sections devoted to academic writing avoiding plagiarism and critical thinking. The resource on lecturing also makes points about note taking in that context.

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