Note Taking Strategies. CS119 Academic Strategies for the Health Care Professional Kaplan University. Agenda for Tonight…. Case Study - Richard Note Taking Systems What’s due this week Looking ahead. Case Study - Richard.
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Note Taking Strategies
CS119 Academic Strategies for the Health Care Professional
Basic Note Taking Strategies
Cornell Method: provides a systematic format for condensing and organizing notes without re-writing everything on the page.
Left Hand Column
Right Hand Column
Use the left-hand space to label each idea. Detail with a key word or "cue."
During the lecture, use this column to write notes. After class, write down questions (cues) in the cue column.
Study tip: Cover the note taking column. Using the cues/questions in the cue column, recite (in your own words) the answers to the questions, facts, or ideas indicated by the cue words.
I. The Outlining Method
II. When to Use?
A. When information is presented in an organized fashion
B. When you are preparing to write a paper
III. How to use
A. Roman numerals are used for key points
B. Capital letters are used for the minor points.
C. Numbers are used for sub-points
D. For Points under each sub-point, lowercase letters are used.
When to Use.
What is it?
Relationships can easily be seen.
You may not see changes in content from major points to facts.
– Use this method when the content of the reading assignment is
heavy and well-organized
Graphic representation of the content in the reading assignment
Review by covering lines for memory drill and relationships.
Main points can be written on flashcards and pieced together into a table or larger structure.
It is a method that maximizes active participation, and emphasizes the reader’s critical thinking skills.
Helps you to visually track the information from the
Easy to edit your notes by adding numbers, marks, and color coding.
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