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Taking Notes

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A goal of notes taking is collecting key concepts, main ideas, and supporting details. True or False True
You should polish your notes within 24 hours? True or False True-As soon as possible after each class, make sure your notes are accurate, complete, and understandable.
Students can create good notes if they do not attend class? True or False False-You can borrow notes from another student, but they may not have good note taking skills and you will miss out of key points.
Completing assignments before class will better prepare you for a lecture. True or False True-This effort increases your ability to understand lectures and discussions.
Using a two-column note for mathematics is most efficient. True or False False-A three-column approach is helpful in mathematics.
Comparing notes with a fellow classmate or your study group is not a good idea. True or False. False-Comparing notes is helpful because you might have missed a key detail of the lecture.
Which of the following are appropriate supplies for note taking. A: Pens B: Ring binders C: Laptop computer D: All of the above D
When using a concept map, where you place your information is the______. key---Placement shows both their level of importance and their relationship to one another.
Which of the following is a verbal cues? A: The point is B: They key here is C: The following is very important D: All of the above D
If you are unable to keep up with note taking, _______ is a great way to fill in the gaps in your notes or review concepts. Recording the class. Be sure to get permission from your instructor first.
What information will help keep your note pages organized? A: Course name B: Date of class C: A classmates phone number D: A and B D
What are the three strategies for speeding up your note-taking? Condensing, leaving a blank space and using abbreviations
We lose about ______ percent of what we learn within 24 hours? A: 0 % B: 75% C: 45% D: 35% B
Take notes with an _________? Outline
Write a __________ at the top of the page? Key concept
Record main ideas beginning at the ________ margin? Left
___________ are helpful when lectures leap from idea to idea. Concept maps
When you miss something, skip ahead leaving ________ in your notes? A: A few blank lines B: Question marks C: A doodle you drew D: All of the above A
Which is an example of an abbreviation? A: & B: %$&% C: w/o D: A and C D
What are 4 things you can do to polish your notes? 1, Finish partial sentences 2. Expand on key words 3. Fill in blank spaces with missing information 4: Correct misspellings
Created by: TCJENNINGS