One of the benefits is to retain knowledge longer by helping you convert abstract knowledge into visual representations.
Here are my first sketchnotes created while watching Getting Started with Redux.
Here are the sketchnotes summarizing (most of videos).
As mentioned above, I was able to understand “why”s behind each method in Redux.
So far, my drawing skill is quite lacking thus it took over 5+ hours to finish for the 2 hour course.
Coming up with visual way helped me to extract only the most important part.
I need more practice on writing & drawing, which requires a continuous effort.
I’d not recommend if you are an auditory learner (but great for visual or kinetic learners).
but it wouldn’t hurt.