Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

Note taking skills

5,825 views

Published on

  • Be the first to comment

Note taking skills

  1. 1. Note Taking Skills To be effective in note taking, the students must consider the following general principles:
  2. 2. <ul><li>2. Be flexible. </li></ul>1. Your notes are for you and for no one else.
  3. 3. <ul><li>3. Don’t try to write everything. </li></ul><ul><li>4. Be prepared </li></ul><ul><li>for class. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>5. Use a handy material where you can write, review and maintain your notes. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <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.
  6. 6. <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.
  7. 7. <ul><li>10. Edit and organize your notes after class. </li></ul><ul><li>11. Edit your notes as you study. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <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>
  9. 9. Note Taking Styles 1.Outline 2.Paragraph 3.Mapping
  10. 10. <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>

×