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Note Taking
Workshop
How to take and review notes
Presented by the
Student Success and
Tutoring Center
Before: Read/review assigned readings
During: Listen, focus, and evaluate
After: Review, revise, and reflect
How to Tak...
Get to know your professor.
 What are your instructor’s expectations and grading methods?
 Does your instructor lecture...
Sit where you can see and hear clearly.
Listen to everything, but don’t write everything down!
Keep track of key terms,...
Record the information (note taking!)
Organize your notes properly
Listing, time sequence,
compare/contrast
Notice the...
SQ4R
Sentences/ phrasing
Mapping
Cornell Method
Charting/Rubrics style
Methods of Taking Notes
Question
SQ4R
Survey
Read
Record
Review
Recite
 FDR established the Brain Trust to assist his
administration to form New Deal Policy/1933
 Woodrow Wilson presented his...
Mapping Method of Note-taking
Example of Cornell Note Taking Method
Taking Lecture Notes
A. Preparation
**Attendance is important!!!
 Separate notebook...
Charting Method
1.strong, loyal subjects
2.Controlled bureaucracy
and army
3. Pomp and ceremony
1.Enough soldiers-supply by
spoils
2.High ...
 Review
 Think
 Opinion?
 Discuss
 Highlight
(with caution)
After Class
 You can master taking notes well.
 You will use this tool in both school and work.
 Taking notes well requires specifi...
 What note taking method do you like best?
 Will you change the way you take notes?
How about you?
Please Contact Us
Georgetown 520-1455
Conway 349-7872
Grand Strand 477-2113
Email: sstc@hgtc.edu
Website: http://www.hgtc....
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Note Taking Workshop

  1. 1. Note Taking Workshop How to take and review notes Presented by the Student Success and Tutoring Center
  2. 2. Before: Read/review assigned readings During: Listen, focus, and evaluate After: Review, revise, and reflect How to Take Notes Make the information and knowledge obtained during class a personal possession.
  3. 3. Get to know your professor.  What are your instructor’s expectations and grading methods?  Does your instructor lecture straight from the text?  Does the professor utilize case scenarios/problem solving methods in class? Do the assigned reading or skim textbook Review notes from previous lecture Prepare any questions from reading assignment Before Lecture Begins!
  4. 4. Sit where you can see and hear clearly. Listen to everything, but don’t write everything down! Keep track of key terms, facts, figures, and lists. Evaluate the information the professor provides. Become comfortable with how the professor lectures. Does he talk fast? Does he use the book frequently? During Class Lecture
  5. 5. Record the information (note taking!) Organize your notes properly Listing, time sequence, compare/contrast Notice the professors verbal and nonverbal cues Write legibly During Class Lecture
  6. 6. SQ4R Sentences/ phrasing Mapping Cornell Method Charting/Rubrics style Methods of Taking Notes
  7. 7. Question SQ4R Survey Read Record Review Recite
  8. 8.  FDR established the Brain Trust to assist his administration to form New Deal Policy/1933  Woodrow Wilson presented his Fourteen Points to the Congress January 8, 1918.  Wilson: 28th President  The Fourteen Points were America’s terms of peace during WWI 1. “open covenants of peace openly arrived at” 2. …. Sentence/Phrasing Style
  9. 9. Mapping Method of Note-taking
  10. 10. Example of Cornell Note Taking Method Taking Lecture Notes A. Preparation **Attendance is important!!!  Separate notebooks and folders - Rule off a 1-1/2 to 2 inch margin  Read Assignment - OR-  Survey - Title, subtitles, summary - Builds mental schema NOTE: If instructor follows book closely, read & mark, then take book to class. SUMMARY: It is important to prepare for lecture by reading or previewing the material. How can I prepare for lecture? What steps are included in a survey? Recall column
  11. 11. Charting Method
  12. 12. 1.strong, loyal subjects 2.Controlled bureaucracy and army 3. Pomp and ceremony 1.Enough soldiers-supply by spoils 2.High wages, good weapons 3.leaders often corrupt 1.fair taxes 2.laws: enforced, disputes settled by local leaders 3.jobs given on merit 1.money for poor and buildings 2.coined money 3. trade: geography through Alexandria Ch’in Shi Huang Ti 1.inherited throne at 13 2.lead by example 3.chosen rulers-moral characteristics 1.conquered states 2.powerful army w/fighting technology 3.people punished severely well-field system 1.ends feudalism-kills nobility 2.heavy taxes 3.organized 18 provinces, central bureaucracy, central rule 1.family: education, religion, economy, social, health 1.just, tolerant ruler 2.imperial government and controlled strong army 3.Ahura Mazda worshiped 4.passing power-hereditary 1.mercernaires 2.large numbers Delian League: created for defense-Athens controlled, treasury used to build Athens 1.responsible satrapies (20) and tribal leaders 2.5 made effective control possible 3.leaders by area 4.collected taxes leaders military and adminis 1.good trade 2. fair taxes Rubrics Method Ruler Military EconomicBureaucracy RomanHan Persian, Darius
  13. 13.  Review  Think  Opinion?  Discuss  Highlight (with caution) After Class
  14. 14.  You can master taking notes well.  You will use this tool in both school and work.  Taking notes well requires specific activities:  Read your assignments before class  Listen, evaluate, and record during class  review, reflect on, and discuss the material in your notes after class Conclusion Need a refresher? Take our Note Taking quiz! http://libguides.hgtc.edu/sstcworkshops
  15. 15.  What note taking method do you like best?  Will you change the way you take notes? How about you?
  16. 16. Please Contact Us Georgetown 520-1455 Conway 349-7872 Grand Strand 477-2113 Email: sstc@hgtc.edu Website: http://www.hgtc.edu/sstc

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