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    I'm starting a Joint Honours degree in English and History (joint pathway) in September and was wondering how people organised their work particularly if you have a learning difficulty e.g. Dyslexia.

    I was thinking of using an A5 for my lecture notes (I'll print a copy of the lecture when they come up on Blackboard) but copy them up into an A4 notepad afterwards so they can go into my module folder - is that a good/efficient way to understand it more?

    I know there will be a lot of reading involved with the degree, how do people organise the reading? Do you highlight the text, annotate, using the index post-its to mark specific parts of the text, go over it several times?

    Many help would be appreciated
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    (Original post by simplylldxo)
    I'm starting a Joint Honours degree in English and History (joint pathway) in September and was wondering how people organised their work particularly if you have a learning difficulty e.g. Dyslexia.

    I was thinking of using an A5 for my lecture notes (I'll print a copy of the lecture when they come up on Blackboard) but copy them up into an A4 notepad afterwards so they can go into my module folder - is that a good/efficient way to understand it more?

    I know there will be a lot of reading involved with the degree, how do people organise the reading? Do you highlight the text, annotate, using the index post-its to mark specific parts of the text, go over it several times?

    Many help would be appreciated
    It doesn't matter how you take notes; do whatever works for you. The only crucial thing to remember is to highlight which notes you've taken word for word from books and which you've paraphrased, otherwise you could fall into the plagiarism trap.
 
 
 
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