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Chapter 7Chapter 7Note-TakingNote-Taking
Take Thoughtful NotesThe information presented during class is integral to your learning and your academic success.College instructors expect students to think carefully and deeply about the material and perspectives presented.Note-taking is a way to stay actively engaged, but taking thoughtful notes is only possible if you can fully concentrate throughout class.
Take Thoughtful Notes (continued)Set the scene.Complete assigned readings before each lecture.Ask yourself big-picture questions:Where does today’s topic fit into the wider themes of the class?Is this lecture a continuation of something that was discussed previously, or will the information be new?Do I already know something about the material being presented?Determine what distractions hinder your learning in class so that you can eliminate them.
Take Thoughtful Notes (continued)View lectures as conversations.Capture the main ideas.Write down examples, evidence, and anecdotes.
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