Notetaking Sites


Cornell Note taking Method
The parts are color coded so it is easy to see how EASY this system is!
http://www.umfk.edu/trio/study/notes/
Cornell Notes Video
Video showing how Cornell notes work, complete with an example.
http://youtu.be/8t_Vzeq5L3g
10 Steps to Better Notes
What if the prof talks too fast? What if the terms sound like a foreign language? How are you supposed to take notes? Check it out here.
http://www.fau.edu/uas/betternotes_10steps.php
College Note-taking Session   PDF file PDF file  NEW
What kind of notetaker are you? Distracted/Artistic? Detailed? Outline form? Cornell Note-taking System? Check out the visually graphic presentation by a geography professor and find out more.
http://gato-docs.its.txstate.edu/slac/Presentations/CollegeNT.pdf
Cornell Note Organization Format
Sociology Professor recommends this format. Here is the format and explanation, plus examples of what it actually looks like. Get a jump start on college classes, use this resource.
http://rkenedy.info.yorku.ca/online-links/critical-skills-for-students/cornell-note-organization-format/
How to take great notes
Great video on both what to take notes on and how to it in just 3 steps.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UAhRf3U50lM
Lectures and taking notes
How to make the most of lectures and take notes.
http://www.studyskills.soton.ac.uk/studytips/lecture_notes.htm
Note Taking Tips for Math   PDF file PDF file
This modified Cornell system sets up 3 columns for Math: Key words/rules, examples/problems, explanations/descriptions. Print off this resource and put it in your Math notebook. Organize your Math notes for success!
http://ace.fsu.edu/content/download/147253/1262604/file/Math_Note_Making_System.pdf
When Professors Talk Too Fast ...
Takes more preparation before coming to class to familiarize yourself with the material and 6 other tips!
http://www.wwu.edu/tutoring/professors%20talk%20too%20fast.shtml
Cornell Note Taking Examples - Math
This gives you a picture of math notes in Cornell format. It annotates the good and the bad, so you can see what good math notes look like and what bad math notes look like, and why. Lots of examples here. A must have!
http://enlighteninglearnersweblog.com/blogs/blog2.php?title=cornell-note-taking-examples-math&more=1&c=1&tb=1&pb=1
Five Notetaking Methods   PDF file PDF file
Different classes or different professors may require different notetaking techniques. Check out examples of these 5 methods.
http://www.redlands.edu/docs/StudentLife/1Five_Methods_of_Notetaking.docx_UPDATED_7-09.pdf
Geek to Life: Take study worthy lectures notes
See what psych notes look like using the Cornell Method. The exam questions are listed in the recall column!
http://lifehacker.com/202418/geek-to-live--take-study+worthy-lecture-notes
How to take notes on a boring subject
It's not all fun and games. Here are 3 specific strategies that will help with dealing with the BORING!
http://www.notetakinghelp.com/how-to-take-notes-on-a-boring-subject.html
Making the Most of Lectures
What is the point of a lecture? What should you do during the lecture? Need some ideas for notetaking.
http://www.canberra.edu.au/studyskills/learning/lectures
Note taking and in-class skills
Don't get lost in lots of minor points.
http://www.ucc.vt.edu/academic_support_students/study_skills_information/note_taking_and_in-class_skills/index.html
Note-taking and Comprehension
How to improve your in-class experience! Sign in as a guest and go to online workshops for Notetaking.
http://appl003.lsu.edu/slas/lsoweb.nsf/index
Sample Notetaking   PDF file PDF file
What do notes actually look like! 3 different styles: Outline, Cornell Method and Mind Mapping.
http://success.oregonstate.edu/sites/default/files/LearningCorner/Tools/sample_note-taking_styles.pdf
Cornell Note Taking
Cornell notes about Cornell notes!
http://www.powayusd.com/teachers/lharvey/path/cornell.htm
Identifying Lecture Styles
There are at least 6 different lecture styles. Once you identify which style your prof is using, it will be much easier to take notes!
http://www.how-to-study.com/study-skills-articles/identifying-lecture-styles.asp
Introduction: Note-taking at University
How to take notes in a large lecture hall? Know the characteristics of your lecturer. Here's a checklist to help you define a lecturer's style. Plus different kinds of notetaking systems and more ....
http://lss.info.yorku.ca/resources/note-taking-at-university/#Lecturer
A Guide to Taking Lecture Notes
Notetaking hints that can increase your chances of remembering lecture material.
http://www.ctl.ua.edu/CTLStudyAids/StudySkillsFlyers/Miscellaneous/lecturenotes.htm
Cornell Note Paper   PDF file PDF file
Easy and ready to print! Save this pdf file, so you will always have the format that you need.
http://www.redlands.edu/docs/StudentLife/Cornell_Paper.pdf
Features of the Lecture
Just knowing the features of a lecture will help you with notetaking. Some of these include the introductions and conclusions, repitition, linking expressions, rephrasing of ideas and elaboration. Find out here how each of these works.
http://lss.info.yorku.ca/resources/note-taking-at-university/#Features
No-Nonsense Note Taking
In just 15 steps.
http://www.keene.edu/aspire/study-skills/no-nonsense-note-taking/
The Cornell Notetaking System Diagramed and Explained
Get the explanation and see Bio notes in this format.
http://academic.cuesta.edu/acasupp/AS/619.htm
Taking Notes from Lectures
How to get organized!
http://www.d.umn.edu/student/loon/acad/strat/ss_notetaking.html
Note-taking Activity
See lecture notes about Cornell Notetaking in that format! Then see notes about mind mapping in mapping format. Now try your hand at taking notes of a 10 minute lecture.
http://www-public.jcu.edu.au/learningskills/resources/lsonline/notetaking/JCUPRD1_070482
Taking Notes from Research Reading
It's not just about taking notes in lecture. You will also have to take notes on your research reading. Here are some hints.
http://www.writing.utoronto.ca/advice/reading-and-researching/notes-from-research
Editing Lecture Notes
You mean I have to go over them?
http://www.ucc.vt.edu/academic_support_students/study_skills_information/editing_lecture_notes/index.html
Note Taking: Cornell Method   PDF file PDF file
What do hepatitis notes look like in this format? Note how the review/recall column is set up as a self-test column with questions in it. This makes your notes already to study for the test!!!
http://www.usu.edu/arc/idea_sheets/pdf/note_taking_cornell.pdf