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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

Lecture Notes
 

 

A Notetaking Self-Assessment

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

Taking Lecture Notes

http://www.uic.edu/depts/counselctr/ace/lecture.htm
 

The Cornell Method; The Outline Method; The Mapping Method ; The Charting Method and The Sentence Method

http://www.sas.calpoly.edu/asc/ssl/notetaking.systems.html
 

Taking Notes: Before-During-After Classes

http://www2.yk.psu.edu/learncenter/acskills/notes.html
 

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

http://www.dartmouth.edu/~acskills/success/notes.html
 

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

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

Recognize differences in organizational style: Inductive vs. Deductive Reasoning

http://gwired.gwu.edu/counsel/asc/index.gw/Site_ID/46/Page_ID/14537

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