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Lecturers on getting the most out of lectures

In this video, three lecturers will give tips on how students can get the most out of their lectures.

In this video three lecturers will give you useful tips on how you as a learner can get the most out of their lectures. They give advice about the preparation of lectures, attending the lectures, and what to do after the lectures.

These are the most important tips about attending lectures in a row:

Before the lecture:

  • Write down questions about the topic (before the lecture)
  • When you have to deal with definitions, learn them all by heart
  • Make a summary that you read at least once every day
  • During the lecture:

  • Arrive early, so you can sit in one of the front rows in the lecture hall
  • Make notes, using the Topic Comment method. It helps processing the information that you acquire, and you also create revision material for your exams.
  • Engage! Teachings is not a one way process, so respond to the lecturer and bring on your own questions
  • After the lecture:

  • Study in an active matter. Try to study examples, think of counter examples; create and solve your own problems; Revise your notes and/or discuss them with classmates
  • Look online, also look for non-academic sources. So busying yourself with the lecure topic.
  • Which tip would be the most useful in your current study program? And do you have tips of your own? Please share!

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