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3 Research Based Methods To Note Taking In Class

Note taking in class is an act of art, some use technology, others use the good ol’ pen and paper, whilst some solely rely on having them on Blackboard.

In this guide to note taking in class, created by WBSA, we learn about the ultimate data behind note taking methods and strategies.

3 research based methods to note taking in class include:

  1. OUTLINE METHOD –
    outline method of note taking in class

  2. CORNELL METHOD –
    cornell method of note taking in class
  3. MAPPING METHOD –
    mapping method of note taking in class

Takeaway from this infographic:

  • Approximately 60% of information from the lecture is forgotten within 9 hours if you don’t organise and review lecture notes
  • Researchers at UCLA found that students who handwrite notes and study them afterwards perform best when it comes to answering factual and conceptual questions

    The Ultimate Guide to Note Taking in Class