even if you have your specific format of note taking that you are very familiar with you should be open for variety of ways that suit the needs of the moment. There are subjects where you will need to draw pictures or diagrams aside from the usual listing of terms.
3.You cannot concentrate on the topic if you do this, just get the important points, the themes, the evidence, the facts and the examples. 4. no one beats preparedness, so always have your mind and body geared up for learning.
This can help you mentally recall the ideas transpired on that dates. This can help you mentally recall the ideas transpired on that dates. Take notes once the class started. Don’t wait for extraordinary intervention to start to listen attentively and write clearly.
If you don’t get it all ask a trustworthy classmate or ask your lecturer after the class. These activities are also part of your topic in class which the lecturer can possibly get questions for the examinations.
Transcript of "Note taking skills"
Note Taking Skills To be effective in note taking, the students must consider the following general principles:
<ul><li>2. Be flexible. </li></ul>1. Your notes are for you and for no one else.
<ul><li>3. Don’t try to write everything. </li></ul><ul><li>4. Be prepared </li></ul><ul><li>for class. </li></ul>
<ul><li>5. Use a handy material where you can write, review and maintain your notes. </li></ul>
<ul><li>6. Indicate the name of the subject and put a date on your notes. </li></ul>7. More is better than less. Try also to use abbreviations to write the notes fast.
<ul><li>9. Seriously attend on the audiovisual presentations or required film viewing. </li></ul>8. If the lecturer provides a list, get all the items on that list.
<ul><li>10. Edit and organize your notes after class. </li></ul><ul><li>11. Edit your notes as you study. </li></ul>
<ul><li>Review and evaluate your own note taking style. Give yourself an honest assessment of how helpful your notes are. This will give you an idea where to improve. </li></ul>
<ul><li>Outline method : write down key themes, and use indentation to show lesser points (use capital letters, roman numerals, or numbers to outline) </li></ul><ul><li>Paragraph: write first main topic and write underneath, separate out ideas. Headings will help you study for exam. </li></ul><ul><li>Mapping method : notes are recorded in chart or graphic method. </li></ul>
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