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Note Taking

Are your notes disorganized or of little help when studying for exams? Need help finding a note taking system that works?

Five Note taking systems with proven effectiveness discussed in this video

 

How to take efficient notes means you need to make some decisions about formats to use.

A common question is which is better, taking Notes on my computer or on paper? This short video by the College Info Geek shares the research on which is more effective.

 

Tools To Evaluate Your Note Taking

This custom Ohio University web tool includes two quizzes help you evaluate your effectiveness with lecture notes, and a step-by step guide for creating effective notes using the Cornell system.

Cornell Notes Section Notes Example and Templates

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