Taking good notes
Effective notes save time, ensure you reference effectively and help with revision. Learn various styles and strategies.
Good note taking skills will help you understand and remember the content in a text or presented in a lecture. There is no single right way to take and store notes, rather, it's about finding a system that works for you!
What will I learn?
This module will help you:
- Review note taking basics
- Recognise differences between purposes for note taking
- Compare different note taking styles
- Select a personal note taking style
How long will it take?
This module should take approximately 30 minutes to complete.
Begin the module
To fully engage with this module (for example, completing practice quizzes or posting in forums), you’ll need to enrol in the Academic Skills Hub.
- Online learning module
Learn different strategies you can use to read at an optimal speed, while still maintaining comprehension. Designed for students who have lots of readings.
- Quick read
A step by step approach to help you manage and acknowledge sources effectively.
Looking for one-on-one advice?
Get tailored advice from an Academic Skills adviser by booking an individual appointment, or get quick advice from one of our Academic Writing Tutors in our online drop-in sessions.