This is a simple way to record information, either from lectures or academic reading. The notes are recorded in a sequence as you listen to or read the information. Pick out keywords and record some detail for each point. It's a good idea to leave a wide margin so that you can add further detail later if necessary.

 

Linear Notes

 

Advantages Of Linear Notes:

  • Logical - organises material effectively
  • Neat and easy to follow at a later date
  • Chronological, it will reflect the order of the points presented