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Lecture Notetaking

College classes often involve professors lecturing about pertinent information, while students furiously take notes. Simply writing down everything a professor says and putting it in a spiral notebook or on your laptop to glance at before a quiz or exam is not the best approach.

How to Take Great Notes offers best practices in note-taking, as well as what to do with your notes.

This two- minute description of the Cornell Note-taking System describes one particularly effective method for note-taking.


Taking Notes During a Classroom Lecture


Note-taking: Before, During, and After Class


The Cornell Note-taking System


Evaluate Your Note-taking Skills