• Encode in my own words instead of transcribing.
  • Create shorthand system.
    • Abbreviations
    • Symbols
    • Colors
  • Create critical summary.
    • Include your own questions, observations and other critical thoughts.
    • Cornell Style: Take notes on the right two-thirds of the page. List key words in the left column. Summarize the entire page in the space at the bottom.
    • Choose a handful of examples that you can recall well
    • Link my explanation to examples, sources, etc.
  • Organize the notes to help recalling information.
    • Write down title and date.
    • Use colors to quick filter.
    • Index notes.
  • Review your notes the same day you created them and then on a regular basis. Add reminders in Studies.

References

  • 瞄准 高记录率 和 高检索率 的目标、有针对性地下笔更有效。
  • 将少数有效的技巧运用熟练以后,能够把理解记录降为条件反射,进而提高记录和检索的效率。
  • It is important to learn how to ‘see the wood for the trees’
  • Do create your own critical summaries
  • Include your own questions, observations and other critical thoughts
  • Cornell Style: Take notes on the right two-thirds of the page. List key words in the left column. Summarize the entire page in the space at the bottom
  • Taking notes will help you recall information that would otherwise be lost.
  • in your own words.