Tips to memorise content-heavy subjects, including understanding roots words and specific revision activities.
Exams at University level frequently involve knowing a large amount of information and being able to apply that information. You will benefit from having a range of skills and techniques to help you recall and apply your learning. This is relevant to any student studying a course which requires committing large amounts of information to memory (for example, most life sciences, additional languages, some Commerce subjects)
What will I learn?
This module will help you:
- Know how to approach revision.
- Understand the difference between knowing what (content) and knowing how (concept).
- Explore a range of learning and memorisation activities.
How long will it take?
This module should take approximately 45 minutes to complete.
Begin the module
To fully engage with this module (for example, completing practice quizzes or posting in forums), you’ll need to enrol in the Academic Skills Hub.
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Effectively combine your ideas with those of other writers.
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Academic writing aims to be clear and precise, with a direct style that moves logically from one idea to the next. This page describes how you can structure sentences and paragraphs to achieve clarity and ‘flow’ in your writing.
Looking for one-on-one advice?
Get tailored advice from an Academic Skills adviser by booking an individual appointment, or get quick advice from one of our Academic Writing Tutors in our online drop-in sessions.