Surname 1College Successnote-takingStudent’s Name:Instructor’s Name:Course Number:Date:College Successnote-takingSpecific purpose: To inform and inform the audience why note-taking is essential for collegesuccess and how they should put it into consideration as well as the main note-taking systems.Thesis statement: I am going to give a proper and detailed explanation of why note-taking incollege is important and how it is connected to college success as well as the different note-taking systems and when to use them.Organizational pattern: informative speech outline/topicalIntroduction device:Rhetoric Questions, Background Information, Establishing the topic’sImportance.Conclusion device:Deduction/QuotationApproximate delivery time:5 MinutesThesis statement: I am going to give a proper and detailed explanation of why note-taking incollege is important and how it is connected to college success as well as the different note-taking systems and when to use them.
Surname 2I.Why is note-taking important in college? What is the connection between note-taking andcollege success? What are the different systems of taking notes? What system has beenthe most useful to you or has it worked best for you?II.Background informationMany students in college claim to take notes but in the real sense, very few college studentstake notes. Most college students do not own notebooks, they just scribble what they feel isimportant on pieces of paper1. The professor requires you to make a connection between whathe/she is teaching in class and the assignments he/she gives out. The reason why most collegestudents fail to apply what they studied in college in the real world is that they lack the art ofnote-taking.Note-taking helps a college student to be able to make a connection of what he/she isbeing taught in class and the actual world and come up with solutions to problems affecting thereal world or be able to apply their studies in the real world