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Quick Tips for Lecture Notes

  • Prepare ahead of class by reading assignments

  • Use a standard-sized binder with ample paper and pockets for handouts

  • Bring several pencils

  • Date and number EVERY page of your lecture notes

  • Use a method that leaves white space for later reflection and revision

  • Listen for important details within the lecture

  • Review and edit your notes soon after class

Check these sites for more Lecture Notes Tips

 

http://www.oakton.edu/resource/iss/notesvy.htm

A Notetaking Self-Assessment

 

http://studentaffairs.uic.edu/ace/study-strategies/taking-lecture-notes/

Taking Lecture Notes

 

https://students.dartmouth.edu/academic-skills/learning-resources/learning-strategies/notetaking-listening

How to recall more information from your lectures through active listening and purposeful notetaking

 

http://www.d.umn.edu/kmc/student/loon/acad/strat/ss_notetaking.html

Notetaking is the primary means of sorting, organizing and processing material

 

 

 
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