Did you know that roughly 65% of adults are visual learners? Believe it or not, being able to detect visual patterns is built into us. In every aspect of our lives, visuals help us to see (literally) new connections, generate ideas, and inspire action. Visual note-taking has the power to:
Boost memory retention
Develop creative ideas by drawing connections
Keep your brain active and engaged
Share knowledge quickly and effectively
Have you ever wanted to explain something to someone but couldn’t find the words? In this course on visual note-taking, you’ll learn how to use visuals to convey information in a creative and engaging way. Specifically, you’ll learn:
How to use visual processing theory to improve your visual communication
How to use shorthand techniques to take quality notes in real time
How to draw out basic concepts and ideas
How to tell a visual story with simple shapes, symbols, and visual cues
How to start implementing visual note-taking in your daily life!
You don’t need to be an artist to be an effective visual note-taker. It doesn’t have to be beautiful; it just has to be meaningful. Come ready to draw on the walls, be creative, laugh, and learn!
About your host, Kat Haugh
Kat is an information designer and evaluator (read: professional doodler). She loves translating lengthy, text-heavy information into funny, easy-to-digest visual designs. She believes that when people are have the opportunity to be creative and expressive, they learn and retain information much more effectively. She’s passionate about helping others to learn how to take visual notes, how to create visual reports, and how to use visuals for brainstorming, ideation, and team building.