Reading and notetaking
Improve your comprehension using these resources to learn about effective reading strategies and how to develop a note taking system that works for you.
Reading and note-taking resources
Taking good notes
Effective notes save time, ensure you reference effectively and help with revision. Learn various styles and strategies.
Critical thinking in reading and writing
This module will introduce you to the concept of critical thinking and provide strategies to help you think, read, take notes and write critically.
Learn different strategies you can use to read at an optimal speed, while still maintaining comprehension. Designed for students who have lots of readings.
Note taking and synthesising
Tips to help you take notes and synthesise ideas from readings efficiently and effectively.
Critical reading involves analysing and evaluating different ideas expressed in your course material. Learn strategies and steps to develop your critical literacy.
Writing a literature review
Literature reviews determine what is known on a topic, how well this knowledge is established, and where future research might be directed. This page explains how to write literature reviews.
How to read effectively and critically
Reading is one of the most important learning activities at university that you can engage in. Reading gives you access to the knowledge and language of a field and therefore provides a foundation for participating in classes and performing well in assessments.
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