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12th Aug 2020

S.2 Ep.1 - Note Taking

We are back for our second season, and just in time for the upcoming autumn semester. Since the semester kick off is right in front of us, we thought we should talk about how we take notes. Notes when reading, notes when attending lectures, and different ways to create and collaborate with notes.

Note taking seems simple, but it involves a complex array of different academic skills: critical and attentive listening, critical reading, purposefully filtering and selecting important ideas, organising and more. We hope that our discussion on note taking for in the classroom and reading gives you some useful ideas to develop your own note taking process.

Season 2 update:

It's Going to be All Write will now be released bi-weekly (once every two weeks). Niklas and Clay are working hard on providing lectures, webinar series, video development and other digital resources for our staff and students. We are still excited and enthusiastic to continue podcasting, so expect to get a full season worth of listening. We are looking forward to it.

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About the Podcast

It's going to be all write
Discussions about scientific and academic writing with Niklas and Clay
Niklas and Clay want to make scientific and academic writing enjoyable. We're Academic Writing Advisors at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences, and we're sharing our ideas and experiences about scientific writing. Our goal is to demystify writing processes, share tips to improve writing practices, and explore our own thoughts on challenges and opportunities in the field of academic communication for undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate students.

About your hosts

Clayton Gouin

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Clayton is a Ph.D candidate and Senior Writing Advisor at the NMBU Writing Centre

Niklas Mintorovitch

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Niklas is the NMBU Writing Centre Coordinator