Tag Archive: Note Taking

Mar 06

SURVIVE: Engaging What You Read

1.  Pick out one of your current assigned readings. 2. Perform at least four of the note taking activities below while/after you read: brief summary key terms/concepts w/definitions and/or descriptions quotes w/discussion questions w/discussion something very new/exciting w/discussion connections to other readings w/discussion connections to examples w/discussion connections to experiences w/discussion connections to course outcomes …

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Mar 05

SURVIVE: Studying what You Hear

1. For your next class period, take notes during class 2. Within 48 hours, rewrite your notes by adding at least four different types of engagement listed below: brief summary key terms/concepts w/definitions and/or descriptions quotes w/discussion questions w/discussion something very new/exciting w/discussion connections to other readings w/discussion connections to examples w/discussion connections to experiences …

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Mar 04

THRIVE: Studying What You Read

1. As you read for class, think about what has been left out of the reading. 2. Write down what this reading reminds you of (things you’ve watched/read online, something you saw on TV, something you experienced). 3. Once you finish, find an outside resource (like an article, blog post, or video) to share during …

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Mar 03

THRIVE: Synthesizing Your Learning

1. After you’ve been taking reading notes and/or class notes for at least two weeks, sit down and rewrite your notes in a way that makes connections across the material you have learned thus far. 2. Upload your notes.

Mar 02

THRIVE: Connecting to Your Learning

1. Take the synthesized notes from “THRIVE: Synthesizing Your Learning” and do a little additional research on at least three key terms, concepts and/or theories. 2. Incorporate what you learned from your research into your notes. Be sure to include citations from where you found more information. 3. Highlight the new material you added, and …

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Mar 01

THRIVE: End-of-Course, Connecting to Course Goals

1. Go back to your syllabus and/or your notes from your first week of class and find the course goals/objectives/outcomes. 2. Revise your class notes and/or reading notes by organizing them under each appropriate course goal. 3. Upload your notes.