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Note taking:

Note taking

Objectives::

Objectives: Purposes of note taking Stages of note taking Introduce Cornell note taking method Explain 5 R’s of note taking Practice Cornell's note taking

Why take note?:

Why take note? Taking notes helps trainees to concentrate in class. Taking notes develops a sense of listening, allowing the reader to recognize main ideas.

Why take note? Cont…:

Why take note? Cont… Makes trainees an active part of the learning process rather than a passive listener. Helps prepare for the exams, quizzes. Note taking helps trainees remember what is said in class.

Why take note? Cont…:

Why take note? Cont… Notes often contain info that generally cannot be found else where (i.e textbooks). Notes are often a valuable clue for what instructor thinks is important. Taking notes in class means that you are working the information and processing in every day

Writing is a great tool for learning! :

Writing is a great tool for learning! Anonymous

Taking notes in class:

Taking notes in class Before the lecture begins : Arrive to class on time. Sit as near to the front of the room as possible to eliminate distractions. Be sure to have read assigned readings before coming to class. Make a list of questions from the readings to ask the professor in class. Review your notes from previous lecture.

During the lecture:

During the lecture Have your paper & pencil or pen ready. Attend all of every class. Copy everything that instructor writes on the board, especially the outline.

During the lecture cont…:

During the lecture cont… Be an active listener and pay attention to instructor’s verbal cues. His choice of words might indicate the importance of the information. For example.., most importantly.., the result is.., finally etc. Use your own words in summarizing what instructor is saying.

The Actual Note taking :

The Actual Note taking Knowing what to write down in the notes Distinguishing important from unimportant information is a skill that improves with practice. Identify key words and key points will help you determine what should be recorded.

To write a little faster use abbreviations & symbols to record the information's:

To write a little faster use abbreviations & symbols to record the information's

After the lecture: :

After the lecture: Revise and/or rewrite the notes as quickly as possible, preferably the same day of the lecture. Coordinate readings and the lecture notes. Review notes at least once a week & also review before next lecture.

Common mistakes::

Common mistakes: Many students take notes in a very haphazard style claiming that they will copy them later. This is a poor policy for two reasons: Usually the notes don’t get copied and the originals are not much use after a few days or weeks have gone by, and If the notes are copied, it is a waste of time because they can just as well be done correctly in the first place

The Cornell Note-Taking Method:

The Cornell Note-Taking Method

The Cornell Note-Taking Method:

The Cornell Note-Taking Method Developed in 1949 at Cornell University by Professor Walter Pauk. Designed in response to frustration over student test scores. Meant to be easily used as a test study guide .

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Questions, Subtitles, Headings, Etc.

Three processes of Cornell method:

Three processes of Cornell method First, you need to take class notes: main ideas, Supporting details, Examples, etc. Secondly, you identify and pull out the keywords, key ideas, etc. Finally, reflect on the meaning of what you learned and summarize it.

Five R’s of Note Taking:

Five R’s of Note Taking Recording: Writing down phrases, facts, main ideas, and key concepts.

2. Reducing::

2. Reducing: Summarize facts and ideas in the cue column. Summarizing clarifies meaning and relationship and reinforces memory.

3. Reciting::

3. Reciting: Review and rephrase notes as soon as possible after class putting the notes into your own words. This step makes notes easier to understand your own thoughts and meaning.

4. Reflecting::

4. Reflecting: Reflect on the material by asking yourself questions, for example: What’s the significance of these facts? What principle are they based on? How can I apply them? How do they fit in with what I already know? What’s beyond them?

5. Reviewing::

5. Reviewing: Review periodically to keep the information fresh in your mind.

Benefits of Cornell Notes :

Benefits of Cornell Notes Your notes are organized You review your notes every day You can quickly and easily identify key terms and concepts. Your lecture notes become a study guide to help you prepare for the exam.

Tips::

Tips: Try the Cornell Method of taking notes for a few weeks and notice the difference! You don’t have to be a genius to take good notes. All that you need is a good work ethic and consistency.

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Writing is a great tool for learning! Anonymous

Objectives::

Objectives: Purposes of note taking Stages of note taking Introduce Cornell note taking method Explain 5 R’s of note taking Practice Cornell's note taking