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.

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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.

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