Sketchnoting in School: Discover the Benefits (and Fun) of Visual Note Taking

Sketchnoting in School: Discover the Benefits (and Fun) of Visual Note Taking


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This book provides everything you need to get started with visual notetaking. Tools, inspiration, how to start, ways to practice, and ways to continue learning. It provides the research behind the benefits of using this tool for your own learning, as well as with your students. This note taking technique can be used by K-12 educators and beyond. The information is applicable to all grade levels and subject areas. The business world has been utilizing this technique for years, it’s time for education to jump on the bandwagon and make the most of creativity to help us learn, understand, and remember.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781475827316
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 11/30/2017
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 6.37(w) x 9.53(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Dr. Karin Perry is an assistant professor at Sam Houston State University in the Library Science Department. Prior to working at the university level, she worked as a school librarian in both the elementary and middle school settings.

Holly Weimar is an associate professor and chair of the Department of Library Science at Sam Houston State University. Her research focuses include virtual learning presence, educational sketchnoting, and researching in the school library.

Mary Ann Bell, BA, MLS, Ed.D. was a professor at Sam Houston State University, where she taught classes related to technology and librarianship. She was the author of Internet and Personal Computer Fads, Haworth Press, 2004 and Cybersins and Digital Good Deeds: A Book About Technology and Ethics, Haworth Press, 2006, and School Librarians and the Technology Department: A Practical Guide to Successful Collaboration, 2013.

Table of Contents

Authors’ Note
Chapter 1: What is Sketchnoting?
Chapter 2: Why Use Sketchnoting?
Chapter 3: How Can I Use Sketchnoting?
Chapter 4: What Materials Do I Need?
Chapter 5: But I Can’t Draw—How Do I Get Started?
Chapter 6: Putting it All Together.
Chapter 7: Summing Things Up
Appendix A: Sketchnoting Resources
Appendix B: Examples, Practice, and Templates
About the Authors

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