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Taking Notes With Noodle Tools Mwl


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Slightly modified version of PPT provided by the Noodle Tools company to help users understand the Note Cards feature of Noodle Tools / NoodleBib

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Taking Notes With Noodle Tools Mwl

  1. 1. Note-taking with NoodleBib that’s using your “noodle”! Wendy DeGroat MW Library
  2. 2. <ul><li>With Noodle Bib Note Cards you can… </li></ul><ul><li>Take notes linked to their source </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Annotate the quotes you copy and paste </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Paraphrase </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Add your own questions and thoughts </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Organize your notes with tags/piles </li></ul><ul><li>Create an outline with associated notes </li></ul><ul><li>Print notes or export notes to Word </li></ul>
  3. 3. List view
  4. 4. Source Notes Your notes and sources stay linked
  5. 5. Three-part notes <ul><li>Cut-and-paste Capture author’s words, images </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Get quotes and attribution right </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mark-up the quote to understand the author’s idea </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Paraphrase or summarize Explain it to yourself </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tag concepts and facts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Add reminders and tasks </li></ul></ul><ul><li>My ideas Prompts for original thinking </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Analyze how it fits your research </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ask questions, evaluate ideas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>List “to do” plan </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Cut-and-paste first Author’s image Author’s words
  7. 7. You’ll get quotes and attribution right!
  8. 8. Re-read and color-code information Red for problems Green for statistics Highlight main ideas
  9. 9. Annotating helps you understand
  10. 10. Explain it to yourself * *Using words that you understand
  11. 11. What do you think? I wonder…? “ To do” next
  12. 12. Add the main idea last
  13. 13. Add tags now…or later It’s easier to add tags when you know more.
  14. 14. You can always go back to the source Sometimes re-reading clears up questions
  15. 15. Use your tabletop to organize notes Your notes are waiting here
  16. 16. Sort notes however you like! Drag notes
  17. 17. Make piles Group notes that you feel belong together
  18. 18. Label your notes with visual cues Add reminders, colors and tags
  19. 19. Build your outline on-the-fly…
  20. 20. … or build it before you take notes
  21. 21. Drag notes and piles into your outline
  22. 22. <ul><li>Get feedback during the process </li></ul><ul><li>Share your list and associated notes with your teacher so s/he can add comments </li></ul><ul><li>Print your source list and/or notes </li></ul><ul><li>E-mail your source list and/or notes </li></ul>
  23. 23. <ul><li>Periodically reflect on your progress </li></ul><ul><li>Can I add more tags now that I know more? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Label details, themes, concepts </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Are there other ways to organize my ideas? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Re-order by searching on 2-3 tags at once </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Any loose ends? </li></ul><ul><li>Are there types of sources I missed ? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Use button to see the type and range of sources you used </li></ul></ul>
  24. 24. <ul><li>Create subtopics and outline </li></ul><ul><li>What notes have similar titles or topics? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pile them together </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Add them to your outline </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Play with the order, be curious! </li></ul><ul><li>What if I make new combinations of notes? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Search by one or more tags to find common ideas </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What other ways can I organize my outline? </li></ul><ul><li>Do new groupings suggest new ways to analyze what I know? New ideas? New questions? </li></ul>
  25. 25. Don’t forget to follow your ideas !
  26. 26. <ul><li>NoodleBib handles the minutia so your noodle can focus on research </li></ul><ul><li>Spend your time thinking and creating, not on how to punctuate your citation </li></ul><ul><li>Access your work from home and school </li></ul><ul><li>Safeguard against accidental plagiarism </li></ul><ul><li>Get curious, feel creative…have fun! </li></ul>
  27. 27. “ Noodle” time…start thinking! What questions do you have?