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Mind Mapping For Dummies by Tony Buzan, Florian Rustler

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Chapter 7

Note-Taking in Talks, Lectures and Meetings

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arrow Different kinds of note-taking – block text or Mind Map

arrow Characteristics of talks and meetings

arrow Note-taking with Mind Mapping – how it works

Many people frequently encounter situations in which they listen to others and want or need to note something down.

Some examples are:

check.png A pupil attends many different classes every day at school.

check.png A student goes to lectures as part of his course.

check.png An employee takes part in discussions or meetings.

‘You only retain what you write down.’ The three examples above contain situations in which the individuals concerned probably need or want to write something down. I bet that most people find themselves in situations several times every week where they have to assimilate important information from monologues or dialogues.

Block Text or Mind Map

How do most people extract information from ...

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