Chapter 3 pages- 54-75 ( taking notes )Learning outcomesLo 3.1 discuss what it means to take effective notes.Lo 3.2 explain methods for taking notes from written materials. 1. Prepare – consider your goals. 2. Organize – get the tools of notetaking together 3. Work – process-don’t copy information 4. Evaluate – think critically about your notes 5. Rethink review your notes shortly after class to activate your memory Figure 3.1 a sample outline I. Difficult faced by college students seeking affordable housing A. Students subjected to high rents close to campus 1. Forced to share apartments 2. Sometimes must live far from campus B. Made to sign harsh leases II. Possible solutions A. College offers subsized housing 1. Advantages : housing costs can be lowered 2. Potential problems a. College becomes student’s landlord b. College uses funds for housing instead of investing in education B. Rent control 1. Advantages : can provide fixed reasonably priced rents 2. Disadvantagesa. Creates permanent expensive rent- control bureaucracyb. Landlords may neglect rent-control propertyc. Little incentive for owners to increase the number of rental unitsd. Strong competition for rent-fixed units III. Summary A. Advantages and disadvantages to both solutions B. May need new creative solutionsEvaluate – thinking critically about your notes 1. Do my notes do a good job of representing what was covered in class ? 2. Do they reflect the emphases of the instructor ? 3. Are there any key points that are not entirely clear ? 4. Do I need help clarifying any of the points my instructomade ?
Figure 3.3 a concept map of tonimorrison’s belovedslaveryslaveryvsfreedeomfeelings of and toward slave ownersslave communityrelationships with owners after slaveryAmerican historyMissiouri compromiseCompromise of 1850Dred scott decisionLincoln electionCivil warPersonal historyBeing a wife/loverBeing a motherRelationship with daughterRelationship with belovedRelationship with paul dGender issuesRelationship with paul d vs. with other womenSingle motherhoodIndependence vs. slaverySpiritualism and realitySethe’s babyHouse on bluestone road
Religious influencesMain themesUniversalityHumanityRelationshipsLoveTrustForgivinessKey terms and conceptsHearing pg. 58 – the involuntary act of sensing sounds.Active listening pg. 58 – the voluntary act of focusing on what is being said making sense of it andthinking about it in a way that permits it to be recalled accurately.Meta-message pg. 59 – the underlying main ideas that a speaker is seeking to convey the meaningbehind the covert message.Concept mapping pg. 67 – a method of structure written material by graphing grouping and connectingkey ideas and themes.Study notes pg. 69 – notes taken for the purpose of reviewing material.Flash cards pg.70- index cards that contain key pieces of information to be remembered.