Course Description

Sketchnoting will help your students record, remember and understand what they’re listening to or reading. This visual note-taking technique can be used in any subject area by any year level. In this course, you’ll learn how to teach sketchnoting so that you can: Develop students’ ability to understand new information and ideas. Boost student interest in classroom learning. Enhance creative thinking skills. Cater for different learning styles. No matter what your drawing ability, you’re going to love this course.

This course was developed by Cool Australia in partnership with Faber-Castell.

Target Audience

Primary and Secondary Teachers

 Teaching Standards

 1.6.2 Proficient Level - Know students and how they learn - Strategies to support full participation of students with disability: Design and implement teaching activities that support the participation and learning of students with disability and address relevant policy and legislative requirements.

2.1.2 Proficient Level - Know the content and how to teach it - Content and teaching strategies of the teaching area: Apply knowledge of the content and teaching strategies of the teaching area to develop engaging teaching activities.

3.3.2 Proficient Level - Plan for and implement Effective Teaching and Learning - Use teaching strategies: Select and use relevant teaching strategies to develop knowledge, skills, problem-solving, and critical and creative thinking.


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This course may contribute towards Elective PD hours. Visit for more details.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Module 1 - Introduction

    • Start Here

    • About This Course

    • Handout - Listen and Understand with Sketchnoting

  • 2

    Module 2 - How to Sketchnote

    • Sketchnoting Tools

    • Sketchnoting Process

    • Draw Pictures using Shapes

    • Draw Pictures of People and Faces

    • Use Emphasis

    • Add Narrative

    • Practise Sketchnoting

  • 3

    Module 3 - Your Teaching

    • Teaching Resources

  • 4

    Module 4 - Reflection

    • Reflect on your Learning

    • Reflection Task

    • Your Next Steps

Features of TTA Online PD

  • Availability

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  • Money back Guarantee

    If you complete less than 25% of an online course and aren't completely satisfied, let us know, and we will cancel your enrolment and provide a full refund.