How to take notes on a boring subject

How to Takd Notes on a Boring Subject
Jojo Kolby
Canada College, Redwood City, CA

I love and I agree to this method. It is very hard to pay attention to a boring subject or the subject that you don't like. I think it is very important to sit in the front of the class to ignore all of other thing that may distract you then you'll lose your attention. Especially when the classroom environment is not good such as having a lot of windows or it is a computer lab. Some students don't pay attention to the lecture and surfing on the computer that will make you easily lose concentrating on the lecture.

College Sophomore
Chemeketa Community College, Salem, Or

This site was pretty helpful. It gave just a few steps to help you when taking notes in a boring class. It suggested that you should sit front and center in class. You should start taking notes immediately and throughout the entire lecture. You should also apply the extra boring material to something that you like to make it a little more interesting. Overall the site was helpful.

What I think
Rebecca Allen, HS Freshman
St. Johnsbury Academy, St. Johnsbury, Vermont

I think that this was helpful. I'm looking forward to trying some of these techniques myself. Getting away from distractions will probably bring my focus level up a lot and make it easier to take notes/pay attention.

Boring.. Never
HS Freshman
St Johnsbury Academy , St Johnsbury vermont

If anything is ever boring, funk it up. Make it have something to do with your favorite things in life. Just have fun and don't pay attention to it like its something you don't like.

Strategies to a boring subject
Tiffany Allen, HS Freshman
st.johnsbury academy, st.johnsbury vermont

Given these strategies, I believe that a boring class or subject will no longer be boring. Also I think that taking notes the whole class will just make it even more boring. Therefore, relating the topic or class to something you are much more interested in will allow you to get your mind focused on the topic with no problem.

Some people may not have a subject that best interest them to relate to the topic. What should they do if taking notes does not help them and they don't have something that they are interested in to relate to the topic to make it fun?

Note Taking Site Review
Gabrielle Ralls, College Freshman
Chemeketa Community College, Salem, OR

This site gave me some good ideas when it comes to staying focused on boring topics. I find myself sometimes losing concentration during really boring classes within the first 5 minutes. Next time I encounter a boring lecture I'm going to start taking notes immediately, if that doesn't help get me focused I'll try to apply whatever the topic is to something that I like.

Easy Notes
Richard Henley, College Freshman
Chemeketa Community College, Salem, OR

This website brought up a few simple things I never considered. I never thought that sitting in the front and center of a room would help me take notes on a boring topic. I didn't stop to consider that taking notes would also make the class seem like its going faster. I will definitely be using these tricks in the future.


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