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Quick Tips for Lecture Notes

  • Prepare ahead of class by reading assignments

  • Use a standard-sized binder with ample paper and pockets for handouts

  • Bring several pencils

  • Date and number EVERY page of your lecture notes

  • Use a method that leaves white space for later reflection and revision

  • Listen for important details within the lecture

  • Review and edit your notes soon after class

Check these sites for more Lecture Notes Tips



A Notetaking Self-Assessment



Taking Lecture Notes



How to recall more information from your lectures through active listening and purposeful notetaking



Notetaking is the primary means of sorting, organizing and processing material



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