Monthly Archives: October 2006

Remembering

The point of reading any document when you are studying is to gain knowledge of the main points of argument and hold onto that knowledge in your memory for use later. Thus it is the understanding that is the most … Continue reading

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Reading & Time Management

The whole point to studying is to increase your knowledge and understand of a subject. To gain a better idea of what arguments there are within a document, where they have come from and what conclusions they lead to. To … Continue reading

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Stratagies for Reading

Having read a piece, it may be advantageous to analyse how you actually felt not about the work itself, but about reading the work. Were you able to sit comfortably and digest without interruption? Was there a need to move … Continue reading

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Being Detached to Make and Understand Arguements

It has been said that, the best thinking is often done without emotion becoming involved. Detaching yourself from what it is you are reading and writing can lead to better objective points of view being presented. You may not agree … Continue reading

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Using quotation marks

Man I never really thought about these that much but they seem to mean quite a bit. There appear to be a few ways quotation marks can be interpreted.   "The history of York is the history of England". A … Continue reading

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To Enjoy it and Study it?

I have just come across a passage in the good study guide that tells us, if you enjoy a subject, the study of it will come more easily. Now having read this there was a common conception that if you … Continue reading

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If you can say it in a few word do so

I have been thinking and reading up a bit more on good writing technique. I believe one of the problems I have is when I say something I tend to make it longer than it needs to be. Sentences can be … Continue reading

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