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Top 10 ways to listen to boring lectures.

student sleeping on textbook

And this is not one of them!


Not every lecture is entertaining! What to do to get the information that you need. See handout under listening page. 


Here is an example of what a mind map or concept map looks like in a student’s notes. Lots of notes at the top of the page and then a visual map synthesizing the information at the bottom. This technique is very useful in showing connections between topics. It is also a good memory technique, since it uses succinct pictures to capture the major topics and subtopics.

Notetaking on Boring Subjects

Not every subject is exciting, especially the topics that you hate. Unfortunately, you can’t just skip over them. Well, you can, but maybe you might need this information on an exam.

So here are 3 hints on what to do with boring subjects.