Note-taking Resources
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Note-taking Resources

for Students

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Note-taking is an acquired skill.  Some students may or may not know how to take notes during class lectures. Some write too much and unnecessary information, while other students may not even write down the appropriate things needed for study/test preparation. Don't fret! The resources below will help you with great ideas, tips, and strategies on HOW to take lecture notes the most efficient, quick, and comfortable way. Of course, it may vary with each person, depending on their learning style, but the information is good. Take a look, and hopefully you will have learned a thing or two!


Minute Journal (author: SRC Disability Specialist, Julia Land)

Taking Notes: Crash Course Study Skills #1

How to Take Efficient and Neat Notes - 10 Note Taking Tips | studytee

How to Take Great Notes


Additional Resources:

Want one-on-one assistance?  Make an appointment with our Success Coach on our Appointments page.

Want to use technology to take notes?  Visit the High Tech Center webpage for assistance or our Appointments page for an appointment. 

Not sure what to do with notes once you have them?  Make an appointment with an Instructional Services Advisor for learning facilitation on our Appointments page.

Academic classes to learn essential skills for success: Human Development 101, Human Development 110, Educational Development 33.  *Talk to your counselor to find out which class is appropriate for you.

Still having trouble with notes and/or keeping up in class?  Make an appointment with a Disability Specialist on our Appointments page to discuss your options.