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Note making

Note making

Developing your own effective note making strategies can help you to actively engage with your learning.  This tutorial will help you to reflect on your current approach to taking and making notes, and suggest techniques for making your notes more meaningful and useful.

Our note making tutorial contains ideas about:

  • Why make notes?
  • Making notes from lectures
  • Making notes from reading
  • Techniques for note taking/making
  • Reviewing and organising your notes.
Take a look at our handy quick guide for note making (PDF) to pick up some useful tips and techniques for you to apply.