9 Learning skills – note-taking
Two of the most basic and important skills of a successful student are being able to read effectively and make clear, concise notes
The process of note-taking helps you engage with study materials in an active way. Turning a text into your own words helps to sharpen up your understanding and focus your thinking. The key to successful note-taking is to create notes that suit your purpose rather than writing reams that are boring to write and even more boring to read later! Here are some different ways of note-taking. Different methods will suit different people and different texts. What is important is that you discover what works best for you.