Visual Note Taking: Italian 101

vnt

I found the process of visual note taking to be surprisingly stimulating, though very time-consuming. I initially enjoyed the process because it was different and less monotonous than conventional note taking, which often entails mindless parroting of text. Eventually, however, the process became tedious because I tend to be a perfectionist with drawing and coloring (even though my drawings are far from perfect), which caused me to fall behind in the note taking process. Nonetheless, I discovered that when I drew and processed concepts visually, I remembered them better. I learned about memory consolidation in one of my Psychology courses, which discussed how memory can be enhanced by multi-sensory interaction with a stimulus. And the process of incorporating visuals into my Italian notes certainly proved the accuracy of that theory!

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s