I am not sure how many teachers talk about note-taking strategies in their class – I know I talk about different methods when giving sessions on plagiarism and how to avoid it.
This article provides some great pointers to share with your students on how to take notes in class. Personally, I am a total “dynamic Outline” kind of gal!
Also, we have talked about the pros and cons of typing rather than writing notes. For some, effective note-taking takes place on paper, for others they prefer to type. Either way, it doesn’t make our technology less useful or the paper and pencil people luddites. There’s room for all kinds!
Check it out!