Notetaking Sites

Cornell Note taking Method
The parts are color coded so it is easy to see how EASY this system is!
Cornell Notes Video
Video showing how Cornell notes work, complete with an example.
College Note-taking Session   PDF file PDF file
What kind of notetaker are you? Distracted/Artistic? Detailed? Outline form? Cornell Note-taking System? Check out the visually graphic presentation by a geography professor and find out more.
Cornell Note Organization Format
Sociology Professor recommends this format. Here is the format and explanation, plus examples of what it actually looks like. Note how student writes possible test questions in left hand column. Get a jump start on college classes, use this resource.
How to take great notes
Great video on both what to take notes on and how to it in just 3 steps. Also provides a template / guide for taking good notes.
How to Take Notes in Class: The 5 Best Methods
VIDEO: From Cornell Method to Write on the Slide Method. Get efficient with PowerPoint notes.
How to take notes on a boring subject
It's not all fun and games. Here are 3 specific strategies that will help with dealing with the BORING!
Lectures and taking notes
How to make the most of lectures and take notes. Includes a sample mind map.
Note Taking Tips for Math   PDF file PDF file
This modified Cornell system sets up 3 columns for Math: Key words/rules, examples/problems, explanations/descriptions. Print off this resource and put it in your Math notebook. Organize your Math notes for success!
When Professors Talk Too Fast ...
Takes more preparation before coming to class to familiarize yourself with the material and 6 other tips!
10 Steps to Better Notes
Click on more steps for better notes to see how the syllabus can help you take better notes.
Cornell Note Taking Examples - Math
This gives you a picture of math notes in Cornell format. It annotates the good and the bad, so you can see what good math notes look like and what bad math notes look like, and why. Lots of examples here. A must have!
Five Notetaking Methods   PDF file PDF file
Different classes or different professors may require different notetaking techniques. Check out examples of these 5 methods.
Geek to Life: Take study worthy lectures notes
See what psych notes look like using the Cornell Method. The exam questions are listed in the recall column!
Identifying Lecture Styles
There are at least 6 different lecture styles. Once you identify which style your prof is using, it will be much easier to take notes! HINT: Econ classes are cause and effect!
Note taking and in-class skills
Don't get lost in lots of minor points.
Sample Notetaking   PDF file PDF file
What do notes actually look like! 3 different styles: Outline, Cornell Method and Mind Mapping.
Cornell Note Taking
Cornell notes about Cornell notes!
Introduction: Note-taking at University
How to take notes in a large lecture hall? Know the characteristics of your lecturer. Here's a checklist to help you define a lecturer's style. Plus just knowing the features of a lecture will help you with notetaking.
A Guide to Taking Lecture Notes
Notetaking hints that can increase your chances of remembering lecture material.
Cornell Note Paper   PDF file PDF file
Easy and ready to print! Save this pdf file, so you will always have the format that you need.
No-Nonsense Note Taking
In just 15 steps.
Taking Notes from Lectures
How to get organized!
Taking Notes from Research Reading
It's not just about taking notes in lecture. You will also have to take notes on your research reading. Here are some hints. Notes from Research Reading_0.pdf?download=1
Editing Lecture Notes
You mean I have to go over them?
Note Taking: Cornell Method   PDF file PDF file
What do climate classification notes look like in this format? Note how the review/recall column is set up as a self-test column with questions in it. This makes your notes already to study for the test!!!