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Taking Notes

These flash cards will help with the note taking process.

In getting a four year degree, the average student spends nearly 400 hours in a classroom. True
After receiving new information, we lose about 75% of it in the first 24 hours. True
Freshman students take only 11% of the important ideas presented by the professor in their notes. True
The same note taking process works for every person. False
You should listen to your inner critic, inner defender, and also judge yourself as well as your professor during your note taking process. False
Using the outline note taking process is not helpful when instructors present organized lectures. False
The goal of your note taking process is to collect what? A - Key Concepts B - Main Ideas C - Supporting Details D - All of the Above D - All of the Above
When you take notes in a linear form, you take them how? A - In the Order they are Presented B - Out of Order C - In a Design of Your Choice D - In Your Mind A - In the Order they are Presented
When you take notes using a concept map, _______ you place information is the key. A - How B - Where C - When D - Why B - Where
When using the concept map note taking strategy, the key concept goes where on the page? A - At the Top B - At the Bottom C - In the Middle D - On the Side C - In the Middle
When note taking for mathematics, you should use the _____-column notes. A - Two B - Three C - Four D - One B - Three
You should attempt to touch up and refine your notes how long after taking them? A - 3 Days B - 1 Day C - 4 Hours D - As Soon As Possible D - As Soon As Possible
Collecting key concepts, main ideas, and supporting details accurately and completely takes ______ listening. Active
Instructors often provide ______ cues to introduce main ideas or supporting details. These cues should help you to decide what you write in your notes. Verbal
The two general methods of note taking are _____ and _____. Of the two kinds, _____ are the most common. Linear Graphic Linear
When your instructor tends to jump from topic to topic, a _____ _____ note taking method will come in handy for this issue. Concept Map
The placement of information shows their level of _____ to one another as well as their _____ to each other. Importance Relationship
When using the concept map note taking method, you should _____ or _____ the key concept in the middle of the page. Underline Circle
What does the CORE in CORE Learning stand for? C stands for collecting the information. O stands for organizing that information into effective study material. R stands for rehearsing the information & skills for future use. E stands for evaluating how well you have learned the information.
In order to keep your notes better organized, what should you have at the top of each note page? You should have all or some of the following: - Coarse Name - Date of the Class - Topic of the Class - Any Associated Reading Assignments - Page Number