Taking notes is a skill which is part of the academic process of recording, organising and processing information.
Making notes is useful in a variety of situations such as:
- Attending lectures.
- Brainstorming for group work and assignments.
- Reading academic books and journals.
There are several styles of note taking and the method you choose to use will depend on your personal preference and the purpose of the note taking. Have a look at the following note taking styles.
Owl's Top Hoot
You can take notes electronically using your smartphone or tablet - have a look in your device's app store.