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Five practical tips on making a summary

Anne-Miek shares five practical tips for making a summary using the Topic Comment method.

This video shares five tips for making a summary using the Topic Comment method. The most important goal of the method is to make sure that you are actively processing the materials you are reading.

The tips that were explained in the video:

  1. Read first, write later
  2. Find your own logical structure
  3. Make use of visual cues
  4. Watch out with bullet points
  5. Keep your Topic Comment clean and organised

Please share with other learners:

  • Which tip is of most use to you?
  • What symbols and abbreviations do you use in your summaries?
  • Do you prefer typing or writing a summary?
  • And do you prefer the use of colours in your summaries?
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