Plan B: 'Note taking' and '10 things you need to know about happiness'

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Venue: University Square Stratford Campus
Booking details: Free entry; booking required

'IF PLAN A DIDN'T WORK THE ALPHABET HAS 25 MORE LETTERS!'

At Birkbeck, Unviversity of London we appreciate that education isn't linear, and some of the biggest barriers to accessing university is confidence, especially around academic study skills. Things like note-taking, academic reading and critical analysis, to name a few.

ENTER PLAN B!

WHAT IS PLAN B AND IS IT FOR ME?

Plan B is FREE programme for prospective students, designed to help boost confidence and develop transferable academic study skills. It consists of two parts, in one session:

  1. Interactive academic study skills workshop
  2. Taster lecture, to put into practice the academic skill just developed

WHAT IS THIS PLAN B SESSION ALL ABOUT?

6 6.45PM: ACADEMIC STUDY SKILLS WORKSHOP NOTE TAKING

In this session, Richard Carabine, Learning and Development tutor within the School of Business, Economics and Informatics, will be covering:

  • preparing for note taking
  • helpful abbreviations for speedy note-taking
  • using different note-taking methods
  • effective note taking strategies for you

7 7.45PM: TASTER LECTURE '10 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT HAPPINESS'

This taster lecture by David tross, an academic within the School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy, will be guiding your note-taking skills by looking at:

  • key findings of national and global happiness and wellbeing research
  • the relationship between wealth and happiness
  • which people and populations are happiest and happiness at work.
  • exploring the philosophical tradition of happiness, wellbeing and resilience and their relevance to people's lives today

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