Help Students Take Notes in Different Stages of Learning

Zhen LIU, Yu-Ling LIU, Sai-Nan ZHANG, Xue HAN, Ren-Hai PENG


It is necessary for every student to acquire an efficient note-taking skill for future study and review, however, not everyone has the note-taking skill and make full use of it. The present study attempted to develop a note-taking program, aiming to help college students to take notes. In this program, teachers and students had made corresponding preparation on notes in different stages of teaching: before class, after class, in class, and out of class. Consequently, this systematic procedure improves the accuracy of students' lecture notes. In addition, there is a positive feedback in an anonymous survey about this note-taking method.


Note-Taking, Cornell Note System, Learning Stages


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