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### Markmcafee2

1. 1. TAKING NOTES Introduction to Algebra
2. 2. Why Take Notes? Focuses your attention on the lecture content Makes studying easier Information retention is greater for note takers GS 101
3. 3. GS 101Three Common Note-Taking SystemsThe Outline TechniqueThe Cornell TechniqueThe Mapping System
4. 4. The Outline System Organizes information using:  Headings and subheadings  Hierarchical order Best Practice:  Write down information during the lecture  Organize into an outline after the lecture GS 101
5. 5. The Cornell System Divide page into two vertical sections  Section A: questions about information in Section B  Section B: actual notes from lecture Can be modified to include a third section across the bottom of the page  Section C: additional summary comments  Referred to as a “T System” because it resembles an upside-down T GS 101
6. 6. The Mapping System Pictures of information Illustrates relationships GS 101
7. 7. If you get lost while takingnotes Politely ask the instructor to repeat the information or slow down If the instructor is unable repeat or slow down  Leave a blank space with a question mark where the missed  information should appear  Obtain the missed information from the instructor or a classmate after class GS 101
8. 8. Using your laptop Set up your computer prior to class Be respectful of other students; some might be annoyed by the tapping of keys Do not worry about spelling or grammar; these can be corrected later Set tabs for specific note-taking systems prior to class GS 101
9. 9. Use the system that works foryou! GS 101