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Lecture preparation: Things you need to know...

Evidence shows that those students who attend all lectures and actively engage are more successful than those who don't.  How should you prepare for lectures?

  • Understand how lectures are being delivered and take time to develop your digital skills
  • Familiarise yourself with your module handbooks.  
  • Use Blackboard and other learning materials
  • Adopt an active listening approach.  
  • Make connections with previous learning.
  • Understand how the information relates to final assessments 

This type of preparation will save you time as well as help you to aim for higher marks.


Need to know more...? - Getting the most out of lectures and seminars | accessed 10 February 2023