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BA1002: Our Space: Networks, Narrative and the Making of Place Guide: Getting Started

A guide to library and learning resources for - Our Space: Networks, Narratives, and the Making of Place

The Cornell Method of critical note-taking

The Cornell Method of note-taking encourages you to take critical notes when reading journal articles, course readings and text book chapters. This note-taking template can also be used to make notes in lectures, tutorials, practicals and workshops.  Instead of making pages and pages of notes, this framework encourages you to indentify main themes and concepts, key notes, quotes, examples and evidence while drawing conclusions and examining implications of what you are reading.

Mind mapping for BA1002

Draw a mind map to provide a visual representation of the relationships (network links) between ideas relating to your assignment topic. Use text, colours, images and lines to create your diagram.

How to read research (4:21m)

Constructing a thesis and essay plan (4:24m)

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