Dual coding – the 5th film in our Dynamic Learning series – is based on the idea that we process visual and verbal information in different ways and in separate parts of the brain. These then become connected in long term memory. We can use this knowledge to improve our learning and retention. Education scientists […]
How to incorporate Elaborative Interrogation into your revision.
The third Dynamic Learning film introduces students to the Cornell Method and suggests ways it can help them improve the quality of their note-taking.
The second film in the Dynamic Learning series looks at the relationship between sleep and memory and shows students how to apply the knowledge of this relationship to their studies.
The first film in our new Dynamic Learning series of Metacognition films shows students how to develop positive study habits.
A range of Sociology Flipbooks covering Theory, Methods, Education, Deviance, Media and Revision.
Plus 3 bonus issues of Sociology Shortcuts Magazine.
5 ways to make your revision less painful and more productive.
Revision Workouts are structured revision tasks you can use throughout a course. The examples provided are for Sociology but the blank Workouts can be used for any subject that uses Assessment Objectives.
One of the things that can be difficult to get students to grasp is the importance of exam technique: the idea that what they achieve in their final exam is not just a function of what they know but also of how they express what they know. Exams, in short, are a social process governed […]
Or, to give it its full title the “Top Tip Revision Countdown List”. This is a short (2-minute) film I put together (and for “put” you should probably read “cobbled”) as a slightly different way of highlighting some of the things students should be doing – and avoiding – when and if they get down […]