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Cornell notetaking


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Presentation on the Cornell Note Taking method.

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Cornell notetaking

  1. 1. CornellNote Taking Hi, I’m here to tell you about the Cornell Note Taking Method! Writing is a great tool for learning C
  2. 2. CornellNote Taking Why take notes? Note taking  Stimulates critical thinking skills  Helps remember what is said  Helps prepare for examinations  Helps to problem solve  Helps to organise and process data  Using this method students process their notes 3 time so recall is aided C
  3. 3. CornellNote Taking How should you take notes? Partition your page, draw a line 6.5 cm or 2½ in. from the left and one 6.5 cm or 2½ in from the bottom C 6.5cm
  4. 4. CornellNote Taking Subject Title & Date The subject title and date should be entered at the top right hand corner. Class Notes or notes from readings goes in the large right hand column. Class Notes C 6.5cm
  5. 5. CornellNote Taking Subject Title & After class summarize your Class Notes Date in the Summary section at the bottom of the page. Class Notes C 6.5cm Summary
  6. 6. CornellNote TakingAs soon as possible after class: Topic Subject Title & Date Put the topic title at the top of the left hand column. Questions, Subtitles, Formulate questions based on the Headings, notes in the right-hand column and list them in the left hand column. Diagrams, etc Class Notes C 6.5cm Summary
  7. 7. CornellNote Taking How to use these notes for study? Topic Subject Title & Date Cover the right hand side of your notes, review and answer your Questions, questions on the left. Subtitles, Quiz yourself out loud Headings, Practice exam questions using Diagrams, your notes. etc Class Notes C 6.5cm Summary
  8. 8. CornellNote Taking Recite, Topic Subject Title & Date Recite: With the notes side covered say aloud, in your own words, the Questions, answers to the questions Subtitles, Headings, Diagrams, etc Class Notes C 6.5cm Summary
  9. 9. CornellNote Taking Reflect, Topic Subject Title & Reflect: on the material by Date asking yourself questions, for Questions, example: “What’s the significance of these facts? Subtitles, What principle are they based Headings, on? How can I apply them? How Diagrams, do they fit in with what I already know? What’s beyond them? etc Class Notes C 6.5cm Summary
  10. 10. CornellNote Taking Review, Topic Subject Title & Review: Spend at least ten Date minutes every week reviewing Questions, all your previous notes. If you do, you’ll retain a great deal for Subtitles, current use, as well as, for the Headings, exam. Diagrams, etc Class Notes C 6.5cm Summary
  11. 11. CornellNote Taking Tips on Taking Discussion Notes.  Use discussion topics/questions to organise your notes.  Use symbols for important ideas.  Include your own responses in your notes.  Develop questions to review later  Tips Add references to other material as they come to mind.  Rewrite notes if possible. C
  12. 12. CornellNote Taking Tips on Taking Text Book Notes Be an active reader, think about the reading:- • How the parts relate to the whole • Create questions about new words/terms • Examine what you have learned from visuals Be aware of text book organisation • Chapters, subsections, headings, summary points, graphics Take notes while reading • Include headings, key terms and graphics • Take down important ideas C • Summarize in your own words
  13. 13. CornellNote Taking Now why not take a Revision Quiz. C