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The first step in honing your new study skills is to take better notes. This week Thomas will tell you everything you need to know to come to class prepared and find a note-taking system that will help you retain and review like a champ.
How to Take Notes
This program guides students step by step to successful note taking techniques. They'll learn how to identify the important information, how to listen for clue words and phrases, such as 'first' and "second,' 'reason for' and 'on the other hand,' how to abbreviate and speed write, and how to review.
Aids to Memory: Note-Taking Skills
Give students the opportunity to master the crucial skill of taking notes with this program. Step-by-step guidelines show how to identify main points, important details, signal words and phrase, and how to lay out notes for clarity and usefulness.
Examine taking, notes in class, effective listening, and the five R's of note taking.