<---Listening Note Taking-> (taking notes is part of listing…
processing and evaluating what you have heard
help you make choices about what is important and what is not.
speaker- are they a credible source
Message-what is the speaker purpose
Details-is the speaker using facts or opinions.
Self knowledge-what do i already know.
Larger picture-how can i relate to what they are saying
if you still know whats going on you still need to tune in
prepare to listen in class before class
sit up front away from talkative classmates
put away all other distracting objects
clear your desk of everything but pen and paper
if you must get something out, be quiet!
read chapters before hand
you will be ahead of the game
skim major headings, boldface terms and texts boxes
someone who is concentrating and taking steps to remembering
remember YOU choose to attend college
think about how a class deals with your major
dont be afraid to ask the instructors to repeat or reexplain
its not uncommon for new students to feel intimidated at first by the instructor or fellow classmates.
a student may think that they are not good enough for college, but stick it out!
its not your responsibility or roll to tell your professor how to structure their lesson
ask them if they have some notes they can share with you before the class starts so you can review.
you can also take notes and be able to ask questions
learning disability and or hearing problem
talk to a counselor
knowing how information is presented
some teachers will go by the book or not even bother with the book.
four ways that information can be organized
Chronological order, cause and effect, compare and contrast, and lastly most important and least important.
outlining is a good method. and offers information in a logical order.
abbreviations can help you take notes faster
bc = because
@ = at and so on
textbook provides great note taking resource
writing in the margins is good if your assignment is long.
write 2 or 3 word questions or summaries in the margin
if you choose to write on paper put the chapter number, heading and page
used to mark important things.
dont over highlight and only do two sentences at a time.
taking notes is part of listing process
partner note taking skills with your learning preference
listen for main ideas- most instructors will slow down and emphasize important items.
Leave plenty of blank space- space to reword notes
Review notes asap
notes will very in every class
art- eras, movements and artists
music-same way as art.
Literature-make sure you complete the reading
languages-not fun,write down new stuff asap!
sciences- concepts, key terms and processes
history- put notes in order.
Math-look over before class, re write notes
discover you own style!!
its a trial and error process.
keep notes for each class in different binders.
discovered by Dr. Walter Pauk
dividing your paper into a upside down T
Review and rewrite
reviewing should be done with in two days of taking notes.
best to reorganize and make connections between concepts. and add anything you may have missed
listening = remembering
participate in class is a good way to remember key terms
it may be hard for shy people
silent student= constant questioner