Taking Notes

  • Deborah D. Shain
Part of the Oklahoma Notes book series (OKLAHOMA)

Abstract

There are many good reasons for taking notes.One is to create your own text.Another is to help you to stay active and focused in class.Note taking will also help you to train yourself to be selective in information gathering. Once you have organized the notes, you will use them to determine what’s important and what is not. Education research indicates that students who take notes “tend to emphasize and remember important information and discard the less important information” (Kiewra et al., 1991) and that “learning depends upon the capacity for attention, as well as the related function of concentration”(Collier. 1989). Your notes will become your primary study text.

Keywords

Permeability Defend Clarification Folk Glean 

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© Springer-Verlag New York, Inc. 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Deborah D. Shain
    • 1
  1. 1.Elkins ParkUSA

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