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Taking Notes Module

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Follow the modules to find out everything you need to know about managing your time effectively, taking notes, developing a resilient mindset and strategies for studying and test taking.  NEW!! Complete 4 modules and get CCR credit.

Welcome to the Taking Notes Module

Taking good notes in class is an important part of your academic success at Sheridan—but it's also a valuable life skill that can help you in your personal and professional lives.

In school, taking notes can help you stay organized, remember key points, and save time when it comes to studying or writing an assignment.

There's no “right way” to take notes—there's only a way that's right for you!

In this module, we'll talk about how to

We'll also show you a few different note-taking methods you can try to help you find what works best for you.

The Importance of Taking Notes

Note-taking is a valuable skill that will help you in your academic career and serve you as you move into your chosen career. Learning to take good notes can help you get organized, remember key points, and save you time when it comes to studying or writing an assignment.

There is no “right way” to take notes – there is only a way that’s right for you! Finding what works for you and honing that skill will help you. This module will discuss taking notes for different purposes and will provide you with methods to explore to see what works best for you.


Contact Christine Moffatt (Academic Initiatives Librarian) if you have questions about this module or you need extra support with this topic.