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The Skills Check is a short survey which should take you no more than 3 minutes to complete. Once you have completed the Skills Check we provide you with a personal learning plan targeted to your personal study needs and goals.

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Demo: Creating a mind map

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  1. Select either blank or ruled paper.
  2. Write the main theme or question in the centre of the page e.g. What do I need to do for my revision? This becomes the hub of your mind map.
  3. Draw a box or circle around this hub text.
  4. Draw a line from the hub to your next fact or idea.
  5. Write down your idea or fact e.g. Make a revision plan.
  6. Draw a box or circle around the new text. This becomes a node on your mind map.
  7. Repeat steps 4 - 6 for each fact or idea you wish to note.
  8. If you have additional information you can link it to any of the nodes e.g. Notes, Course text and TMAs + feedback links to the Get revision material node.
  9. Repeat step 8 until your mind map is complete.