Looking back over the second year and comparing it to my first year I have to say that I have noticed my research has changed. I went through the first essay I submitted in my first year recently and I was amazed. I still don’t understand what made me use non-peer-reviewed resources. I cited a … Continue reading Have I improved my research?
Click on the YouTube video below to play a short video blog from Lucy, Lenart and Eva explaining how they use video in their studies. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0vRxWV1zsR4
I would only spend money on university resources if I found it completely necessary, if there was no other option or if i thought that a certain book would have an enormous value in my course. At this point I must say, as I have also said in St. Alban's at the SAGE Booksellers' conference, … Continue reading Evaluating resources and using social media for studying
As a student, I am expected to fill myself with new information every day, and as a member of today’s society I am expected to be contactable at all hours of the day. My phone is the perfect tool for me to meet these two expectations, and together with its constant presence and infinite knowledge, … Continue reading How I use my phone and laptop daily
Even though some find technology overwhelming and they feel they can’t keep up with all the latest devices or apps on the market, I personally find every technology-related thing I use very helpful. Since my Nexus 7 broke (or since I broke it) I’m only left with my laptop and my mobile phone. I find … Continue reading Phone or laptop?
The fact that it is exam period is visible in (and under) the eyes of most students on campus. I would say that I spend my time productively in the build up to exams, I do my washing, organise folders, tidy my room, write lists, clean the kitchen and go for walks. I occasionally find … Continue reading Exam Preparation