Notetaking is not just for students. It is a critical skill for anyone who needs to gather and organize information from one or more sources. There are many methods of notetaking, e.g., outlining, headings and bullets, graphic organizers, etc. But there are also ways to organize notes while notetaking, ways to summarize notes after notetaking, and other related skills to consider.
Notetaking Pages and Topics
Here is a list of the Notetaking pages along with their topics:
- Getting the Big Picture of a Book
- Getting the Big Picture of a Chapter
- Notetaking Formats
- Formal Outlines
- Headings Followed by Lists (Informal Outlines)
- Basic Notes
- Graphic Organizers
- Cornell System of Notetaking
- What It Looks Like
- How to Use Each Component
- The Cornell System by Steps
Graphic Organizers are a special form of notetaking that deserve their own section. Use them for primary notetaking or use them as summary or big picture tools.