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NOTE TAKING

WHY takes notes :


Useful records
Helps writing
Hepls understanding
Helps memorizing
Helps exam revision

Effective note-taking
requires:
recognising the main ideas
identifying the information
relevant to your task
having a system of note-taking
that works for you

reducing the information to note


and diagram format
where possible, putting the
information in your own words
recording the source of the
information

Identify
How
Informati
on is
Organise
d

Be
Selective
and
Systemat
ic

Reading Notetaking
Strategies
Identify
the
Purpose
and
Function
of a Text

Include
Your
Thoughts

Recognise
d main
ideas

Have
clear
purposed
Listening
Notetaking
Strategie
s

Select
what is
relevant

A system
for
recording
informati
on

NOTE-TAKING
FORMAT

LIST
FORMAT

CORNELL
FORMAT

OUTLINE
FORMAT

PARAGRAPH
FORMAT