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Taking Notes


Why do you take notes? What do you hope to get from your notes?

Taking notes is an essential skill for both the classroom and the workplace. There are many different ways to take notes, and it's helpful to try out different methods to find out which method works best for you.

In this section, we'll talk about a few keys times where you'll need to take good notes, and we'll offer some general note-taking tips and tricks to help you get started.

Why You Should Take Notes to Improve Learning

Watch this video to find out how taking notes can help you learn.

Pause & Reflect

Before you continue with the Taking Notes module, ask yourself:

  • How do I approach note taking right now?
  • What do I like or find helpful with my current approach to note taking?
  • What challenges do I face when it comes to taking note in class, from assigned readings, or while prepping for assignments?