Note Taking as an International Student

Foreign students

Note taking is never easy (as you can see from my previous posts on the topic: Note Taking Strategies for College and All of Us are Smarter than Any of Us) and those difficulties are only compounded for foreign students – actually anyone that doesn’t speak the language of the lecture as their mother tongue, and anyone that has a learning disability.

All students benefit from lecture recordings, but especially those that have language or learning issues. The problem is that most lectures aren’t recorded – and if a recording is available it is never the lecture you just attended . Until now you were at the mercy of the school and  the schools ability to provide access to recorded lectures. Even if the lecture was recorded,  it will be a recording of some previous semester.

If you are a foreign student, have a language problem or a learning disability – LectureMonkey can change your life at school. You control your own fate – just do the recording yourself using LectureMonkey. You can listen to lectures at your own pace, and mark important sections for later review – exactly what you need to help you learn better and get better grades. Not only that – everyone in the class benefits. Your recordings and comments will benefit your classmates – and get you recognized as the class hero for recording the lecture. All you need is an iPhone and the LectureMonkey app.

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About Jacob Ukelson

blog (mostly) about my work and technology. So far I have been lucky enough to have been working on things I consider fun and with really top notch people. I have worked in both large companies (IBM) and small companies (ActionBase, ConicIT, Dapper, eXeedTechnologies). eXeed was establish to remedy a failure of the VC model in Israel – most VCs were monetary investors, but most companies needed not just money – they needed operational and business guidance. That is what we provide at eXeed – not just an investment but also our time and skills as seasoned software executives. I have taken on various titles – CTO, VP Products, VP BizDev – but throughout my career a constant focus has been on technologymarket fit, aka customer development. Unique breakthrough technology is a start, but the product must solve real business problems. It needs to be something customers can understand, relate to and will want to buy. I have been doing this for 20 years for software products in companies both large and small.
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