Chapter 11: Note-Taking Strategies

Learning Objectives

By the end of this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Explain why taking notes is important.
  • Use the four primary methods of note taking: lists, outlines, concept maps, and the Cornell method.
  • Apply strategies to make note-taking more effective.
  • Organize your notes into effective study guides.
  • Use teacher handouts to complement your notes.
  • Determine what to do with your notes after the course is complete.